Al Truesdale

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Global Wesleyan Dictionary of Theology

Al Truesdale

Representing over 20 countries and numerous Wesleyan denominations, the Global Wesleyan Dictionary of Theology is a collaborative achievement of more than 100 Wesleyan scholars. Its global and denominational diversity is reflected in more than 360 articles encompassing a broad range of topics. Designed for clergy, laypersons, university students, and church teachers, this work is arranged for ease in cross-referencing and to assist in further study.

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Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1986

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Frank W. Morley
Irmgard L. Williams
E. Ruth Glover
James R. Stagg
Raymond C. Kratzer
James Lee West
Gail Palmer Harris
Rene' Escalante
Gwen Rice Clark
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Joyce Roner
Ross Hayslip
Donnie Saxe
Kenneth L. Dodge
M. V. Scutt
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Al Truesdale
George Lyons
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Daniel Hays
Three white daffodils behind clear textured glass.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Resurrection and Revival, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 The Normal Christian Life, Frank W. Morley
4 Letters
5 Dollars that Made a Difference, Irmgard L. Williams
5 Eyes to See, Ears to Hear (a Poem), Ruth Glover
6 A New Home Mission Frontier, James R. Staggs
7 The Significance of the Insignificant, Raymond C. Kratzer
8 A Job Well Done, James Lee West
9 He Will Come Again (a Poem), Gail Palmer Harris
9 Chaplains and Changed Lives, René Escalante

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1989

William E. McCumber
Kenneth F. Watson
Tom Barnard
William H. Bray
Willis E. Snowbarger
Herb Prince
Stan Meek
Dellora West
Joseph D., Jr. Biscoe
Carole D. Mortenson
Lola M. Williams
V. Leo Kinnett
Neil C. Fitzgerald
John A. Knight
Stan Ingersol
Al Truesdale
Howard Culbertson
Gary E. Johnson
A young man takes notes on a journal article with a microscope nearby.
Nazarene College Day April 23/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 From Backwoods to Boardrooms, Kenneth F. Watson
5 The Christian College Experience: A Rare Treasure, Tom Barnard
6 From Nightclub to Pulpit, Bill Bray
7 The Coal Miner’s Son, Willis E. Snowbarger
8 The Presence That Made a Difference, Herb Prince
12 The Crash That Put Me Together Again, Stan Meek, As Told By Sherry Kragh
13 Teachable or Gullible, Dellora West
14 Beyond the Tithe, Joseph D. Biscoe, Jr.
5 How to be a Receiver, Carole D. Mortenson
16 Candy Touches Base for God, Lola M. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1988

William E. McCumber
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Curt Bowers
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Michael Christensen
J. Michael Curry
Donna Gilbert
C. Neil Strait
William Goodman
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Sara Ann DuBose
Mark R. Littleton
E. Ruth Glover
Raymond W. Hurn
Al Truesdale
Lorene Whittington
Stan Ingersol
Scott Meador
Connie Unknown
A Christmas arrangement of red and white poinsettias, two white taper candles, a violin, and a sheet music of Silent Night.

ARTICLES
4 Christmas Kindnesses, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
6 Happy Birthday, Randi, Curt Bowers
7 My Greatest Treasure, Ruth Wood Vaughn
10 Joey’s Christmas, Michael J. Christensen
12 Restitution Brought Peace, J. Michael Curry
14 Empty Arms, Donna Gilbert
18 How Is A Heritage Preserved?, C. Neil Strait
19 Say “No” To Alcohol Ads, William Goodman

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1980

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Stephen W. Nease
Rob L. Staples
Al Truesdale
Edward W., II Levin
J. Robert Sherwood
Oscar F. Reed
Luther S. Watson
Stanley J. Rodes
Marion Sessions
Robert W. Stringfield
J. Ray Shadowens
Geraldine Nicholas
Ross Hayslip
Richard S. Barnett
Bill Varian
Harold I. Smith
Lola M. Williams
Neil Hightower
Clara Olson
A white steepled church covered in snow at night.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Nazarene Theological Seminary - A Holiness Seminary, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 "Not...Just Another Seminary!:, Stephen W. Nease
4 Spiritual Discovery in a Classroom, Rob L. Staples
6 "I Demand My Responsibilities", Al Truesdale
8 The Life of Hope and the Hope of Our Lives, Edward W. Levin II
8 Anything but Awe, J. Robert Sherwood
9 The Marks of the Spirit, Oscar F. Reed
10 Bridge into the 80s, Luther S. Watson
11 Just the Right Combination, Stanley J. Rodes

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Herald of Holiness - January 1, 1986

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
David L. McKenna
William M. Greathouse
Joyce A. Chandler
Ralph A. Mickel
Morris Chalfant
Al Truesdale
Vivian Stewart
Merril S. William
William H. Tibbetts
Jerry McCant
Ross Hayslip
Nina Beegle
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Steve Ralph
A formal picture of six Caucasian men in suits (the Board of General Superintendents for the Church of the Nazarene)
Official photo of the Board of General Superintendents: (Back row left to right: John A. Knight, Jerald D. Johnson, William M. Greathouse, Raymond W. Hurn; Front row: Charles H. Strickland and Eugene L. Stowe) John 17:24 That the World May Know 1985-1989

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Partners in Prayer, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 Aliteracy, David L. McKenna
4 Letters
5 The Order of Deacon, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
6 New Year’s Resolution (a Poem), Joyce A. Chandler
6 When Prayer is not Enough, Ralph A. Mickel
8 I Never Cross It Till I Reach It, Morris Chalfant
9 Holiness and Moral Commitment, Al Truesdale
9 Unwind Us (a Poem), Vivian Stewart
10 The Safe Way Home, Merrill Williams
11 Mike’s First Communion, William H. Tibbetts

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Stephen W. Nease
Al Truesdale
J. Kenneth Grider
C. Neil Strait
Oscar F. Reed
Neil Hightower
Jim Spruce
Richard S. Taylor
Robert E. Maner
Luther S. Watson
Wally Johnston
Unzell Simmons East
J. V. Wilbanks
Gary Allen Henecke
Raymond C. Kratzer
Keith A. Pagan
Paul D. Buchanan
The silhouette of a bell against a yellow and blue sunrise.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Sunday January 25, 1981

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Warning!, General Superintendent: V. H. Lewis
3 "Scholarship...Permeated by the Divine Presence", Stephen W. Nease
4 Letters
5 The Other Fall from Grace, Al Truesdale
6 We're Celebrating Holiness (a poem), J. Kenneth Grider
7 The Law of Reserved Right, C. Neil Strait
8 How to Survive A Sermon - And Like It!, Oscar F. Reed
9 From the H. F. Reynolds' Papers
10 The Inward Culture of the Soul, Neil E. Hightower
11 Losing the Luster, Jim Spruce

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1982

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Mary E. Latham
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Mabel P. Adamson
James F. Sorrell
Al Truesdale
George Gately
William L. Poteet
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Steve Cooley
Charsten Christensen
J. Kenneth Grider
David F. Nixon
Pauline E. Spray
Arthur Townsend
Mark Vandine
Students at Nazarene Theological Seminary gathered outside the library.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Sunday January 31, 1982. Nazarene Theological Seminary students pictured (I. to r.) are Tim Miller, junior. Overland Park, Kansas; Steve Rushing, junior. Jacksonville, Florida; Richard Green, junior, Kansas City; Noel Alexander, middler, Republic of South Africa; and Vidu Gaikwad, middler, India.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Nazarene Theological Seminary, General Superintendent: Orville W. Jenkins
3 Faith for the Future, Mary E. Latham
4 Letters
5 Pray for Nazarene Theological Seminary, Terrell C. Sanders, Jr.
6 The Builders (a poem), Mabel P. Adamson
7 The Saint Peter Principle, James F. Sorrell
8 NTS: By Grace, For Grace, Al Truesdale
10 A Seed Planted on the Hill, George Gately
11 Knowing Your Elephant-Bets, William L. Poteet
12 This Robin Is Singing A New Song, Charles "Chic" Shaver

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1983

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Paul Orjala
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Harold Raser
J. Kenneth Grider
Stan Meek
Chester O. Galloway
Al Truesdale
Oscar F. Reed
Steve Cooley
Alex Deasley
Rob L. Staples
Mary Anne Miller
Wesley Tracy
Charles Gailey
Robert E. Crabtree
Morris A. Weigelt
Alvin S. Lawhead
Robert E. Maner
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Frances M. Robinson
The entry of Nazarene Theological Seminary; inset of a professor teaching a class.
Seminary Sunday January 30, 1983; Photo ID: Dr. Oscar F Reed teaching homiletics.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 A Great Vision Fulfilled, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Christ Made the Difference, Terrell C. (Jack) Sanders, Jr.
4 Letters
5 A Happy Life, Paul R. Orjala
6 “Can God Be Real To Me Too?”, Charles “Chic” Shaver
7 Agents of Grace, Harold E. Raser
8 Doors Opened Wide, J. Kenneth Grider
9 My Difficulty (a Poem), Stan Meek
9 Clear Calls from God, Chester O. Galloway
10 The Surprises of Grace, Al Truesdale
10 Son of the Church, Oscar F. Reed

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1984

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Charles Gailey
Lois Blanchard Eades
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Rosalie McElroy
J. Kenneth Grider
Phineas F. Bresee
Al Truesdale
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Oscar F. Reed
William Goodman
Reeford L. Chaney
Frank Eifert
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Richard S. Taylor
Yvette Dean
A. Brent Cobb
Steve Cooley
Shades of Blue background with the seal of Nazarene Theological Seminary in white, red, and black.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Kansas City, Missouri, 1945/ Seminary Sunday January 29, 1984

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 They Merit Our Support, General Superintendent: Orville W. Jenkins
3 God’s Rescue Operation, Charles R. Gailey
3 Come Over and Help Us (a Poem), Lois Blanchard Eades
4 Letters
5 Why Celebrate?, Terrell C. Sanders. Jr.
6 The Greatest Gift (a Poem), Rosalie McElroy
6 Observations after Thirty Years, J. Kenneth Grider
8 Pentecost, Phineas F. Bresee
9 Nazarene Roots: A. M. Hills: The Educating of a Nazarene Theologian, Steve Cooley
10 Christian Living in a Non-Christian World, Albert L. Truesdale

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1985

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
J. Kenneth Grider
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Al Truesdale
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Steve Cooley
Morris A. Weigelt
E. Ruth Glover
Mark D. Marvin
Roxana Hinton
Mary Frances Cass
Mabel P. Adamson
Robert "Bob" A. Mitchell
Roy Austin
Lola M. Williams
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Irene Adams
The outside brick wall of a church with three stained glass windows and a white cross in the gable.
Seminary Sunday, January 27, 1985

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Our Heritage Assured, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Why Do They Go From Here?, J. Kenneth Grider
4 Letters
5 Jesus, Our Sanctifier, Terrell C. Sanders, Jr.
6 What Is A Seminary?, Albert L. Truesdale
8 Not A Kindergarten!, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
9 Nazarene Roots: Caravans and Camping, Steve Cooley
10 Dramatic Failures, Morris A. Weigelt
11 Whiter Shall I Flee? (a Poem), E. Ruth Glover
12 Super-Christian, Mark D. Marvin
13 The Miracle of the Cabbage Patch, Roxana Hinton

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1986

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Charles Gailey
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Al Truesdale
Stan Ingersol
Dale R. Kreps
E. Ruth Glover
Billy Sharp
Larry McKain
Lawrence Walker
Nina Beegle
Fletcher Spruce
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Geraldine Nicholas
Neil Hightower
Ron Jordan
Jann Salutz
A brick building with the sign Nazarene Theological Seminary
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. 1 Timothy 1:5, NASB/ Seminary Sunday - January 26

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Nazarene Theological Seminary – Servant of the Church, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Missions, Evangelism, and Education at NTS, Terrell C. Sanders, Jr.
4 Letters
5 Rescue!, Charles R. Gailey
6 Like a Candle (a Poem), Alice Hansche Mortensen
6 Evangelism: Putting Theology into Life, Charles “Chic” Shaver
8 The Spirit of NTS, Al Truesdale
9 Nazarene Roots: The Advocate of Graduate Theological Education, Stan Ingersol
10 A Call to Prepare, Dale Kreps

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Herald of Holiness - June 1, 1985

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Raymond W. Hurn
Mary E. Latham
Mark D. Marvin
Paul D. Mangum
Nancy Clark
Jim Heckathorn
Joseph D., Jr. Biscoe
Georges Coulter
Al Truesdale
Clessen K. Scoles
Katharine E. Matchette
Joyce A. Chandler
David Shelby Corlett
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
L. Guy Nees
Vada Lee Barkley
Talmage Haggard
D. J. Scardigno
The east arena entrance to the Anaheim, California, Convention Center.
Anaheim, California, Convention Center See 1985 General Assembly Information Insert pages 18A-D

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Valedictory, General Superintendent: V. H. Lewis
3 Compelling Reasons to Extend the Light of the Gospel, Raymond W. Hurn
4 Letters
5 My Praying Father, Mary E. Latham
6 “Father Knows Best,” And Other Myths, Mark D. Marvin
7 Good-Bye: Mr. Shiny Shoes, Paul D. Mangum
8 World Missions and Home Missions Work Together, Nancy Clark
9 And Father Too!, Jim Heckathorn
10 Fathers Are For Giving, Joseph D. Biscoe, Jr.
11 God’s Guarantee, George Coulter
12 The Enemy Within, Al Truesdale

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Herald of Holiness - June 1, 1987

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Wendell Wellman
Albert J. Lown
Al Truesdale
Harold I. Smith
Charles Martin
Curt Bowers
Ray R. Glenn
Geoffrey R. Burges
Cindy Ulrich
Howard Culbertson
Dottie Frey
Dwayne M. Petry
V. H. Lewis
Susan Downs
Ron Jordan
A dove descending in an octagon on a background of red flames of the Spirit.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Pentecostal Fire, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 The Charismatic Christian, Wendell Wellman
4 Letters
5 Three Baptisms, Albert J. Lown
6 In Praise of Faith, In Praise of Integrity, Al Truesdale
8 The Production, Harold Ivan Smith
9 Out of the Depths, Charles Martin
10 My Most Memorable Memorial Service, Curt Bowers
11 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Ray R. Glenn
12 God at Work in Australia, Geoffrey R. Burges
13 Precious Jewels, or Worthless Rocks?, Cindy Ulrich

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1989

William E. McCumber
Artie Whitworth
Charles Gailey
Albert J. Lown
J. Melton Thomas
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
Dorothy Boone Kidney
Stan Meek
Paul Tarrant
Dellora West
Virgie Mae Webber-Klein
E. Ruth Glover
William M. Greathouse
Kathie Ketchum
Al Truesdale
Stan Ingersol
Newman Sheldon
White easter lilies with two taper candles, a trumpet and music for Christ the Lord is Risen Today on a purple backdrop.
What Makes a Church Grow?/ Holiness and Eternal Things/ Brokering the True Power/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 What Makes A Church Grow?, Artie H. Whitworth
5 Giving To Keep, Charles Gailey
6 Love Conquers All, Albert Lown
10 Holiness and Eternal Things, J. Melton Thomas
11 The Hayford Street Gang, Russell Metcalfe
12 Our Help Comes From God, Dorothy Boone Kidney
14 Brokering the True Power, Stan Meek
16 Caring For the Homosexual, Paul D. Tarrant
17 Am I Dodging Accountability?, Dellora West

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1980

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Morris Chalfant
Gordon Chilvers
Roma Joy Smith
Mary E. Latham
Caroline Gilroy
Ross Hayslip
Michael B. Ross
Pat Adams
Crane Delbert Bennett
David Losey
Elmer E. McCormick
Al Truesdale
Joyce MacMillan
Irene Johnson
Paula Riley
Reuben Welch
Jerald Johnson
A. Watkins
A bouquet of pink and white carnations and baby's breath on a marble-topped vanity.
"Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates" (Proverbs 31:31).

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Preserving Our Nazarene Hertiage, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 A Mother's Paycheck, Morris Chalfant
4 Praise God for More than His Gifts, Gordon Chilvers
5 Mother's Day Reflections, Roma Joy Smith
6 Mother's Teenage Class, Mary E. Latham
7 I Wish I Could Teach My Children, Caroline Gilroy
7 Our Debt to the Past, Ross W. Hayslip
8 Abortion and the Incarnation, Michael B. Ross
9 Commitment, Pat Adams
9 The Power of Prayer, Crane Delbert Bennett

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1989

William E. McCumber
Robert E. Coleman
Mark Eckart
Ora M. Jackson
Morris Chalfant
Jefferson D. Caskey
Linda Pfotenhauer
Ernie Gray
Aarlie J. Hull
J. Kenneth Grider
Nina Beegle
William Bradford Mercer
Jerald Johnson
Al Truesdale
Don Owens
Stan Ingersol
Neva N. Flood
Niagara Falls lit up at night.
The Priority of Evangelism/ An Immortal Song/ Walk to Live... Live to Love/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 The Priority of Evangelism, Robert E. Coleman
5 The Hub of the Home, Mark Eckart
6 “So Built We the Walls”, Ora M. Jackson
7 “A Keen Sense of Rumor”, Morris Chalfant
10 An Immortal Song, Jefferson D. Caskey
12 Dr. David Hynd, Linda Pfotenhauer
14 A Walking Miracle, Ernie Gray
15 Walk to Live… Live To Love, Aarlie J. Hull
16 A Nazarene Mother Teresa, J. Kenneth Grider
17 Chaplains Ann and Andy, Nina Beegle

POEMS
13 A Blessed Heritage, William Bradford Mercer

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1988

William E. McCumber
Robert E. Maner
Albert F. Harper
Albert J. Lown
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Karl Giberson
Mark Graham
Joyce A. Chandler
Paul A. McCoy
Richard A. Miller
Floyd Mager
John A. Knight
Al Truesdale
Carol Zurcher
Stan Ingersol
Ron DeWitt
A picture of Albrecht Durer's Praying Hands with wheat on top of it.
A Second Look at Thanksgiving/ I Give Because I Love/ Thank You, God! Even Now!/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 A Second Look at Thanksgiving, Robert E. Maner
5 I Give Because I Love, Albert F. Harper
6 Last of All, Albert J. Lown
7 Thank You, God! Even Now!, Ruth Wood Vaughn
12 Trustees of the Truth, Karl Giberson
14 “Big Apple” Offers Big Challenge for Thrust to New York City, Mark Graham

POEMS
5 A Time of Thanksgiving, Joyce A. Chandler
9 I’m Terminal, Paul A. McCoy
10 With the Rose of Sharon, Richard A. Miller
13 Heavenly Splendor, Floyd Mager

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 1, 1989

Wesley Tracy
Al Truesdale
Lillith Hofstedder
Bonnie J. Perry
Mark Graham
Tim White
Rebecca Laird
Reuben Welch
E. Dee Freeborn
John A. Knight
Dorothy Tarrant
Morris A. Weigelt
William E. McCumber
Stan Ingersol
The Holy Bible with a TV Guide, a remote, and candy on top.
Julie Gaylord--Television and Holy Living/ Seven Myths about Television/ 10 Commandments for TV/ Latchkey Love

FEATURE ARTICLES
6 Life on the Boundary with Lois Smith, Albert Truesdale
16 Julie Gaylord Talks about Television and the Christian Life, Wesley Tracy
21 Television and the Disappearance of Childhood, Lillith Hofstedder
22 She’s Married, with Children, Bonnie Perry
23 A Preacher Who Is Making a Difference, Mark Graham
24 Ten Commandments for Television, Tim White
27 Test Pattern
29 Latchkey Love, Mark Graham

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1988

William E. McCumber
J. Ray Shadowens
J. Melton Thomas
John F. Hay
Leo C. Davis
A. Brent Cobb
Ray Hendrix
Jean Hogan Dudley
Charles Strickland
Al Truesdale
Sam Lever
Stan Ingersol
Mabel Adeline Earle
A tree with leaves turning orange and red with a stone wall in the foreground.
Love that Translates in to Loyalty/ Holiness, God's Imperative/ Charles H. Strickland: In Memoriam/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 Love That Translates Into Loyalty, J. Ray Shadowens
5 Holiness, God’s Imperative, J. Melton Thomas
6 The Highway of Holiness, John F. Hay
7 I Almost Didn’t Do It!, Leo C. Davis
10 Divinely Planned Coincidence, A. Brent Cobb
12 A Challenge You Can’t Overlook, Ray Hendrix
13 Charles H. Strickland: In Memoriam

POEMS
12 The Christian's Choice, Jean Hogan Dudley

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