C. Neil Strait

C. Neil Strait served in the Church of the Nazarene a pastor in Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan and as district superintendent of the Michigan District for 23 years.

 

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Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - March 1, 1987

William E. McCumber
John A. Knight
C. Neil Strait
Alton Hacker
Robert E. Maner
Mervel A. Lunn
Steven Doerr
David F. Nixon
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Nina Beegle
Mary K. Hughes
Roy Stults
Glen Lewis Van Dyne
Carole L. Spengler
Connie Unknown
A stained glass window of Jesus praying.
Thanks! See page 34.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Lenten Season and Revival, General Superintendent: John A. Knight
3 The Cost of Neglect, C. Neil Strait
3 Keep Me Tuned – A Prayer, Alton Hacker
4 Letters
5 The Dirty Dozen, Robert E. Maner
6 A Tribute to M. A. “Bud” Lunn, Board of General Superintendents
7 Tributes to “Bud”
9 Losing the Focus, Steven Doerr
10 Do Something with your Hands, David F. Nixon
11 O Kindle a Love, Alice Hansche Mortenson
11 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Nina E. Beegle
12 40 is just Beginning, Mary K. Hughes

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Herald of Holiness - March 10, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Willard L. Emerson
Paul R. Martin
T. G. Jones
Pearl Derby Wright
J. V. Wilbanks
Jean Leathers Phillips
B. Lothair Green
Dorothy S. Hampton
Clark H. Lewis
C. Neil Strait
James C. Tasker
Enola Chamberlain
A tree growing top of a rock outcropping being worn away by waves from the Bay of Fundy. Inset: a rocket launching.
Rocks at Hopewell Cape, Canada Atlantic District Church of the Nazarene/ Spirituality in a Space Age See Page 6

02 That I May Know Him by General Superintendent Coulter
03 Unconscious Backsliding by Willard L. Emerson
04 None Famous by Paul Martin
05 What God Hath Put Asunder by T. G. Jones
05 Priceless Promise by Pearl Derby Wright
06 Spirituality in a Space Age by J. V. Wilbanks
07 Bread upon the Waters by Jean Leathers Phillips
08 Thorns and Things by B. Lothair Green
09 “I’m Sorry”… Words of Healing by Dorothy S. Hampton
10 “Bring Me Some, Grandma!” by Clark H. Lewis
10 Aimless Living by C. Neil Strait

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Herald of Holiness - March 12, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
C. Neil Strait
Edward Lawlor
Mae Bahan
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Stephen J. Rieder
Mary E. Latham
Bill Nielson
C. William Fisher
Donald W. Hall
D. Bruce Lockerbie
Milo L. Arnold
James Dobson
Albert J. Lown
Ross Hayslip
Robert L. Sawyer
Aarlie J. Hull
Lora Lee Dunkin
A sunset montage in red and black, black and white, and sky blue.
The King is Coming, a poem by C. Neil Strait

01 The King is Coming by C. Neil Strait
02 Rejoice - "The Lord is At Hand" by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 You Can't Tell Me There Isn't a God by Mae Bahan
04 For the Little While I'm Here by Alice Hansche Mortenson
04 Gemstones By Stephen J. Rieder
05 I'm Glad You Told Me by Mary E. Latham
06 Lessons from Cana by Bill Nielson
08 Day of Decision by C. William Fisher
09 Principles of Identity and Integration by Don W. Hall
10 Sometimes You Can See Better by D. Bruce Lockerbie

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 13, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
C. Neil Strait
Byron H. Maybury
Judith Oldridge
Dorothy K. Coburn
Leighton Ford
Sylvan F. Starks
C. William Fisher
Jim Cummins
Merril S. William
Lyle P. Flinner
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Aarlie J. Hull
David K. Kline
An image of a white dove with an olive branch repeated.
"And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:7)

02 The Indwelling Spirit by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 Life's Options by C. Neil Strait
04 God's Loving Hand by Byron H. Maybury
04 What's It All About? by Judith Oldridge
05 Our Sparrow by Dorothy K. Coburn
06 Covered Up or Covered Over? by Leighton Ford
09 Is God a Respecter of Language by Sylvan F. Starks
10 Holiness is Not "Trying Harder" by C. William Fisher
11 Add a Little More by Jim Cummins
12 I Almost Knew E. Stanley Jones by Merrill S. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Charles Strickland
William E. McCumber
Raymond C. McAhren
Jerry Hull
Harold I. Smith
Neil Wiseman
Harold F. Bell
Mary E. Latham
James Dobson
Richard S. Barnett
Harold William Reed
Nancy Wahonick
David F. Nixon
C. Neil Strait
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Pauline E. Spray
Ernest E. Grosse
Red tulips in full bloom.

02 Five Million for World Missions at Easter by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 My Most Needed Prayer by W. E. McCumber
04 St. Patrick’s Vision by Raymond McAhren
05 Self-Acceptance or Self-Pride? By Jerry D. Hull
06 Reaching Out When We Cannot Speak Out by Harold Ivan Smith
07 To The city with Love by Neil Wiseman
08 The Miracle Building by Harold F. Bell
09 Love colors It Beautiful by Mary E. Latham
10 Focus on the Family by James C. Dobson
11 Small Dangers by Richard S. Barnett

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Jerry Hull
John H. Shank
Vaughn R. Davis
George Eplin
Carlton Hansen
James D. Hamilton
Morris Chalfant
Donald S. Metz
Paul T. Culbertson
Robert Branson
C. Neil Strait
Vernon L. Wilcox
Charles L. Childers
Cheryl Christmas
Jerald Johnson
John Chilton
Marilyn Chambers
Donald James Thayer
Jesus hanging on the cross against a red sky.

02 Easter Means Joy And Hope by General Superintendent Eugene L. Stowe
03 Noise Pollution and the Cross by Jerry D. Hull
03 Atonement by John H. Shank
04 God Built A Bridge by Vaughn R. Davis
05 Redemption’s Price by George Eplin
06 Seven Words of Love by C. D. Hansen
07 Loneliness, the Curable Disease by James Hamilton
08 Failure Is Part of Life by Morris Chalfant
08 What Is A Layman?
09 Book Briefs: Our Battle And Our Hope by Paul T. Culbertson—Reviewed by Donald S. Metz
10 A Controversial Version by Robert Branson

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1978

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
C.T. Corbett
Annie Stevens
Donald Hasselman
Roy F. Quanstrom
Charles Hastings Smith
William M. Boggs
Morris Chalfant
J. Kenneth Grider
J. H. Mayfield
Ed Felter
Jerry Hull
Marcia Schwartz
Nina Walter
Harold DeMott
Derl G. Keefer
C. William Ellwanger
G. Frederick Owen
C. Neil Strait
Maggie Culver Fry
Fred Kemper
Fletcher Galloway
White Easter lilies against a red background and a cross sihlouetted in the foreground.

2 WHEN MEN ARE LEFT TO THEMSELVES by George Coulter
3 SEVEN EASTER BLESSINGS by C. T. Corbett
4 PASSOVER MEDITATION by Annie Stevens
4 TWO GARDENS by Donald Hasselman
5 FIVE EASTERS by Roy Quanstrom
6 SINCE CHRIST AROSE by Charles Hastings Smith
7 YOU WERE THERE by William Boggs
8 FROM PRAYERLESSNESS TO PRAYERFULNESS by Morris Chalfant
9 BUT LATER ON CALVARY by J. Kenneth Grider
10 HOW MUCH MORE by J. H. Mayfield
11 EASTER SYMPHONY by Ed Felter
12 ARE YOU DOING GOOD? by Jerry D. Hull

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1983

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Ruth Gibson
Albert J. Lown
Don J. Gibson
Sue Kruse
Ernie McNaught
Steve Cooley
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Ross Hayslip
L. Guy Nees
Harold I. Smith
Sharon Herington
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Morris Chalfant
Ben Benson
C. Neil Strait
Ronald Adkins
A newborn baby with dark hair wrapped in a pink blanket.
See "What Good is Wide Open if No One Walks In?" Page 3

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Springtime – Renewal Time, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 What Good Is Wide Open If No One Walks In?, Ruth Gibson
4 Letters
5 The Priority of Prayer, Albert J. Lown
6 Bridges of Love for Revival, Don J. Gibson
7 “Lovest Thou Me?” (Poem), Sue Kruse
8 Enter – The King!, Ernest McNaught
9 Nazarene Roots Home Missions in a Colorado Soddie, 1916; Steve Cooley
10 Palm Sunday Parade, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
11 Jesus Is Your Affair, Ross W. Hayslip
12 Impressions of China, L. Guy Nees

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 18, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
C. Paul Gray
W. M. Lynch
Geneva Hunting
Harold F. Bell
Laura Forinash
Ruth Teasdale
W. B. Franklin
Mary Hawks
Ruby Franklin
C. Neil Strait
Ross Hayslip
Charles L. Childers
Crater Lake, Oregon. Inset: a cross in the mountains.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Crater Lake in Southern Oregon General Assembly and Conventions Portland, Oregon June 18-26, 1964.

02 After Holiness-What? By General Superintendent Powers 03 The Cross … and Beyond! By C. Paul Gray 04 Big Church Little Church 05 They Know Not What They Do by W. M. Lynch 05 He Gave Himself by Geneva Hunting 06 A Layman Speaks to Laymen by Harold F. Bell 07 A One and a Circle by Laura Forinash 08 He is a King by Ruth Teasdale 09 The Liberty of the Lord by W. B. Franklin 10 Clean Clear Through! By Mary Hawks 10 Two Women went to the Church to Pray by Ruby Franklin 11 Man Loses his Poverty in Christ by C. Neil Strait 12 The Impossibility of Neutrality by Ross W. Hayslip 12 Can it be True?

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 26, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Carl S. McClain
C. Ann Belval
C. Neil Strait
Howard Hageman
Bertha Munro
Esther J. Judkins
John W. May
Jirair Tashjian
Robert B. Lantz
Donald W. Hall
Ronald L. Attig
Lillian Snyder Bursey
Richard L. Hawley
Art Fee
Dennis Adams
Rose Handloser
Laura Mae Douglass
James R. Mayes
A white-steepled church nearly covered by flowers in the foreground.
Easter, 1975 "Jesus... is... alive" (Mark 16:6, 11)

02 He is Alive by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 The Earthliness of Christ by Carl S. McClain
04 A Breath of Crimson by C. Ann Belval
04 Celebration of Hope by C. Neil Strait
05 Easter is Not an Island by Howard Hageman
06 "Great Joy" by Bertha Munro
07 Three Women by Esther J. Judkins
08 "Be Ye Holy": Mandate to Victory by John W. May
09 Is God For The Arabs or the Jews? by Jirair Tashjian
10 "The End" - A Place to Start Again by Robert B. Lantz
11 Joy in Christ by Don W. Hall

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 30, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Norman W. Bloom
William Sedat
Betty Sedat
Kenneth H. Martin
C. Neil Strait
Randal Earl Denny
Frances Bowman
Board of General Superintendents
Floyd W. Hawkins
A woman looking at cloth in a busy market in Guatemala.
Holy Dissatisfaction (See page 3.) Translation is the Key to Gospel Story in Guatemala. (See page 4.)

02 Is My Name Written There? by General Superintendent Lewis 03 Holy Dissatisfaction by Norman W. Bloom 04 Translation Key to Gospel Story by William and Betty Sedat 07 New Peace Prevails In Face of Tragedy by Kenneth H. Martin 08 The Misunderstanding That Kills by C. Neil Strait 09 “It Is Finished” by Randal E. Denny 10 “Little Sacraments: Washing Things” by Frances Bowman 12 Missionaries Appointed by the General Board 15 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 17 People in the News 17 News of Revivals 17 Hymn of the Month by Floyd W.

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 9, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
W. Lee Gann
Frankie Roland
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Homer J. Adams
Grant Swank
Barbara Fetter
John W. May
Fred Wenger
C. Neil Strait
Joe Olson
A lighthouse high on a cliff as seen from a beach dozens of feet below.
Photo ID: Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Superior, Minnesota. When Treasure Costs Too Much! (see page 5.) They, Too, Have a Religion. (see page 7.)

02 Law in the Heart by General Superintendent Benner 03 What’s In It For Me? by W. Lee Gann 04 We Cared Enough by Mrs. Frankie Roland 05 When Treasure Costs Too Much! by Clifford Chew, Jr. 06 Struggle Ended by Homer J. Adams 07 They Too Have Religion by Grant Swank 08 At Heaven’s Gates by Barbara Fetter 09 Then You Know Him! by John W. May 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Can Youth Be Challenged to Service? by Fred Wenger 13 Don’t Let Old Age Rob You by C.

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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1976

John A. Knight
V. H. Lewis
John C. Oster
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Ivan Beals
Fletcher Galloway
Jack M. Scharn
John W. May
Mary E. Latham
Donna Unknown
Donald R. Peterman
Nancy R. Bearden
Alex Deasley
Clare St. John
Mark R. Moore
Wendy Rawlins
C. Neil Strait
Aarlie J. Hull
LeVeta Randall
Betty B. Robertson
The buildings of a village at the foot a snow-capped mountain.
Gottes Wege sind wunderbar! (God's Ways are Wonderful) Photo ID: Mountain village in Southern Germany near Garmisch

02 Motherless—Destitute of a Mother by General Superintendent V. H. Lewis
03 Frankfurt First—Historic "Mother" Church by John C. Oster
04 The General Assembly by G. B. Williamson
06 Tame Your Tongue by Ivan A. Beals
07 Immortal Identity by Fletcher Galloway
07 Who Is This One? By Jack M. Scharn
08 ESP, Astrological Forecasts, and Voices by John W. May
09 If Mother could Answer That Question by Mary E. Latham
10 "Dear Mom" by Donna
10 Influence—Inevitable and Immortal by Donald R. Peterman

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1983

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Board of General Superintendents
Alton Hacker
Virginia A. Copling
Kenneth Sullivan
Crane Delbert Bennett
Phyllis L. Barkey
Linda K. Mowery
Ross Hayslip
Kathleen D. Bailey
John A. Wright
Roy Austin
Reva Boggs
Gene Van Note
C. Neil Strait
Larry Leonard
H. Ray Dunning
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Jamie Mroposki
A family standing from smallest to tallest: son, daughter, son, mom, and dad.
National Family Week May 1-7

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 A Fitting Tribute to Motherhood, General Superintendent: Orville W. Jenkins
3 Proclamation, Board of General Superintendents
4 Letters
5 Are You Easy to Live With?, Alton Hacker
5 The Gentle Thoughts (Poem), Virginia A. Copling
6 “See You Later, Mom!”, Kenneth E. Sullivan
7 A Good Land, Crane Delbert Bennett
8 Spurs, Phyllis L. Barkey
9 Watershed (Poem), Linda Kay Mowery
9 A Great Enemy, Ross W. Hayslip
10 Sibling Rivalry, Kathleen D. Bailey
11 Where Is God?, John A. Wright

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1984

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Margaret Lee
Robert E. Maner
Muriel Scammahorn
Virginia Walmsley
A. Brent Cobb
B.F. Haynes
Paul D. Mangum
Irmgard L. Williams
C. Neil Strait
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry McCant
Jean Hogan Dudley
G. Weatherley
Miriam Hall
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Ralph E. Taylor
A father and mother with a son and a daughter who is eating two ice cream cones.
National Family Week, May 6-12

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Differences and Divisions, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 A Mother’s Legacy of Faith, Margaret Lee
4 Letters
5 A Home Saved, Robert E. Maner
6 Sheltered by a Mother’s Prayers, Muriel E. Scammahorn
7 Prayer for a Child (a Poem), Virginia Walmsley
7 Billboards That Breathe, A. Brent Cobb
8 Christian Perfection, B. F. Haynes
9 Sanctified Enthusiasm – Our Heritage, Paul Mangum
10 My Other Mothers, Irmgard L. Williams
11 The Touch of Hope, C. Neil Strait

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Edward Lawlor
Harold DeMott
Board of General Superintendents
B. Edgar Johnson
Victor Peters
Ross E Price
Claude D. Wilson
Harold William Reed
C. Neil Strait
C. Neil Strait
Paul R. Martin
James Dobson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Richard Smith
Lawrence W. Durkee
Mary E. Latham
Alice Rutter
S. F. Hicke
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry N. Sparks
An oil painting with a collage of buildings and men from Nazarene history.
Heritage Nazarene; oil painting by Victor Peters (wraps around to back cover) See pg. 5 for full description

02 Complacency by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 The Hidden Beatitude by Harold DeMott
04 General Assemble Prayer Proclamation by the Board of General Superintendents
05 A Pictorial History by B. Edgar Johnson
06 How Should One Testify to the Experience of Heart Purity? By Ross E. Price
07 1976 Belongs to Us! By Claude D. Wilson
08 I Believe in Vision by Harold W. Reed
09 The Case Against Social Drinking by C. Neil Strait
09 "My People Have Forgotten" by Paul Martin
10 Television at Its Worst by James C. Dobson

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Edward Lawlor
Harold DeMott
Board of General Superintendents
B. Edgar Johnson
Victor Peters
Ross E Price
Claude D. Wilson
Harold William Reed
C. Neil Strait
C. Neil Strait
Paul R. Martin
James Dobson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Richard Smith
Lawrence W. Durkee
Mary E. Latham
Alice Rutter
S. F. Hicke
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry N. Sparks
An oil painting with a collage of buildings and men from Nazarene history.
Heritage Nazarene; oil painting by Victor Peters (wraps around to back cover) See pg. 5 for full description

02 Complacency by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 The Hidden Beatitude by Harold DeMott
04 General Assemble Prayer Proclamation by the Board of General Superintendents
05 A Pictorial History by B. Edgar Johnson
06 How Should One Testify to the Experience of Heart Purity? By Ross E. Price
07 1976 Belongs to Us! By Claude D. Wilson
08 I Believe in Vision by Harold W. Reed
09 The Case Against Social Drinking by C. Neil Strait
09 "My People Have Forgotten" by Paul Martin
10 Television at Its Worst by James C. Dobson

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Charles E. Higgins
Virginia Curl Benson
G. Weatherley
Miriam S. Lewis
Thomas W. Klewin
Jean Hogan Dudley
Debbie Salter
Elizabeth B. Jones
Hal Bonner
Frances Simpson
Irene Ness
John Chilton
Neil Hightower
Homer Smith
C. Neil Strait
Jerry Hull
Charles L. Childers
Don J. Gibson
Dorothy A. Stickell
Robert Branson
James D. Hamilton
Ruby Lockenour
A man plowing a field with two workhorses and a dog.

02 Pentecost by General Superintendent V. H. Lewis
03 Made To Be Possessed by Charles E. Higgins
03 Changed by His Hand by Virginia Curl Benson
04 Expectations for Revival by G. Weatherly
05 They Will Sing Again by Miriam S. Lewis
06 The Track—God’s Smallest Witness by Thomas W. Klewin
06 You Prayed For Me by Jean Hogan Dudley
07 Book Brief: Because God Made Me by Elizabeth B. Jones—Reviewed by Debbie Salter
08 The Friendship of the Holy Spirit by Hal Bonner
08 Flowers Speak by Frances Simpson
09 Love vs. Law by Irene Ness

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1978

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Albert J. Lown
Terry L. Irish
Leita Twyeffort
Ben Benson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Jerry Hull
James L. Dole
S. F. Hicke
Mabel P. Adamson
Morris Chalfant
C. Neil Strait
George W. Rice
Ross Hayslip
J. Kenneth Grider
Rachael Kreitzer
John W. May
Beverly J. Vincent
Baby's breath flowers in a blue oval.

2 THE ETERNAL FLAME by Orville W. Jenkins
3 REVIVAL’S RUSTY KEY by Albert J. Lown
4 MY PERSONAL PENTECOST by Terry L. Irish
5 GRACE AS A GULL by Leita Twyeffort
6 REVIVAL DID COME! by Ben Benson
7 FILL MY CUP by Alice Hansche Mortenson
8 ENOUGH IS ENOUGH (PART I) by Jerry D. Hull
9 PROSPERITY by James L. Dole
10 PENTECOST—EVANGELISM’S INVISIBLE IMPERATIVE by S. F. Hicke
11 INHERITANCE INCORRUPTIBLE by Mabel P. Adamson
12 “AND WHEN THEY HAD PRAYED . . .” by Morris Chalfant

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 19, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Clayton Bonar
Fletcher Galloway
Paul R. Martin
Dave Hall
Marcella Brenner
Kay Ford
Milo L. Arnold
C. Neil Strait
David L. Fletcher
Dorothy S. Hampton
Deane R. Hardy
A. S. London
A Los Angeles highway in the night. Inset: a man sharing a Christian tract with another person.
A Day of Unforgettable Witnessing See Page 11. Downtown Los Angeles at Night Los Angeles District Church of the Nazarene.

02 The Outer Limits of Worldly Wisdom by General Superintendent Powers
03 Motivated to Live! By Clayton Bonar
04 The “Bulldog” Strain in Saints by Fletcher Galloway
05 Saints Anonymous by Paul Martin
05 The Great Physician by Dave Hall
06 Mother’s Day Awakening by Marcella Brenner
06 The Simplicity of Faith by Kay Ford
07 Don’t Stay at a Motel! by Milo L. Arnold
08 Watch the “Uncoordinated Drift” by C. Neil Strait
08 The Power of Purpose by David L. Fletcher
09 Berries and Mud Puddles by Dorothy S. Hampton

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