Lilya Wagner, EdD, CFRE, served most recently as director of Philanthropic Service for Institutions in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists and is continuing her association with the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.
M. Daniel Walter is the president, treasurer, and ministerial secretary of the Sarawak Seventh-day Adventist Mission, Malaysia. Ordained to the ministry in 1976, he has performed well over 1,000 baptisms.
James D. Wang is director of the Institute for Purposeful Living in Knoxville, Illinois, a Christian community providing a balanced work-study living program in conjunction with the Good Samaritan Sanitarium and Hospital. Born in China, Dr. Wang first entered denominational service in 1930 as dean of studies at Hankow Sanyu Academy. He continued in educational work in China, serving in the 1940's as president of China Training Institute and Sanyu Theological Seminary, having earned the Doctor of Philosophy degree in psychology at the George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1941. After three years on the faculty of Andrews University, he entered the field of clinical psychology in Galesburg and Knoxville, Illinois. Dr. Wang was ordained in Chungking, China, in 1944 by W. H. Branson.
Clyde L. Webster, Jr., Ph.D., is chairman of the chemistry department at Loma Linda University, Riverside, California. Prior to joining the Loma Linda University faculty, he was engaged in private industry and research on mineral deposits.
William L Weis, Ph.D., CPA, has written numerous articles on the cost consequences of smoking at the workplace and on current levels of discrimination against smokers at the hiring point. He is professor and chairman of accounting at Seattle University.
Barbara Westphal, author of seven books, is a graduate of Pacific Union College and has her Master's degree in librarianship from San Jose State College. With her husband, Henry, she served for 32 years as a missionary in South and Central America.
Joseph Leininger Wheeler, Ph.D., is emeritus professor of English at Columbia Union College; cofounder and executive director of the Zane Grey's West Society; Senior
Fellow for Cultural Studies, Center for the New West (1995-2002); general editor at Focus on the Family, and considered to be one of America's leading anthologizers of stories.
Albert S. Whiting, M. D., is associate director for medical affairs, Health and Temperance Department, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. This artice is provided by the Department of Health and Temperance.
Walton A. Williams, associate ministerial secretary and coordinator of off-campus continuing education for North American Adventist clergy from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States.
Jesse Wilson, DMin, serves as associate professor in the School of Religion at Oakwood University, where he is also director of the Bradford Cleveland Brooks Leadership Center and director of PELC, Pastoral Evangelism and Leadership Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, United States.
Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, known around the world as a keeper of the faith informer Communist Romania, spent 14 years in jail and founded 40 missions to serve the suffering church in Eastern Europe during the Communist reign.