Wesley D. Tracy

Wesley D. Tracy was editor of the Herald of Holiness in the 1990s and helped transition it to Holiness Today. He also was a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene serving in Indiana. 

 

From Herald of Holiness - July 24, 1963. 

Works by this author

Language: English

Here We Stand: Where Nazarenes Fit in the Religious Marketplace

Wesley D. Tracy
Stan Ingersol
Cover

Believe anything you want.

The twentieth century has brought with it a myriad of opinions, philosophies, doctrines and ideologies. Each one of them important; each one valid. And the world says, Believe what you want.

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1986

William E. McCumber
John A. Knight
William J. Strickland
Wesley D. Tracy
Gordon Wetmore
Hugh Rae
Stan Ingersol
Homer J. Adams
Beth Sharpton
Nina Beegle
Jim L Bond
John M. Nielson
Carlton Hansen
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Neil Hightower
Allen A. Bennett
Mack Armstrong
Three pictures: 4 college students studying in a library; A Bible and bible study book; A man writing on a clipboard.
Nazarene College Day - April 27

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Nazarene Higher Education – Means to Ministry, General Superintendent: John A. Knight
3 What is a Christian College?, William J. Strickland
4 Letters
5 State of the Colleges: An Interview with Mark R. Moore, Wesley Tracy
6 Reflections of a Wise and Wealthy Man, Gordon Wetmore
8 God’s Sustaining Promise, Hugh Rae
9 Nazarene Roots: Source Books of a True Education, Stan Ingersol
10 Great Souls; Great Teachers, Homer J. Adams
10 Blooming (a Poem), Beth Sharpton
12 Weekends Not Lost, Nina Beegle

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Herald of Holiness - April 3, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
Eunice Bryant
John M. Warren
Wesley D. Tracy
Ruth Wood Vaughn
J. Paul Downey
James W. McNeely
Lawrence Walker
C. Neil Strait
E. Wayne Stahl
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
A church front with a large A-frame portico.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; First Church of the Nazarene Stockton, California.

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1989

Wesley D. Tracy
Bill Manning
Grace Ketterman
Bonnie J. Perry
Todd M. Barnes
Dale R. Kreps
Mark Graham
Morris A. Weigelt
E. Dee Freeborn
Raymond W. Hurn
Dorothy Tarrant
Rebecca Laird
Reuben Welch
William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Stan Ingersol
Pastor Todd Barnes and wife Robin, church planters in Apple Valley, Minnesota
Apple Valley--A Nice Place to Plant a Church/ Pukalani--Planting a Church in Paradise/ I Hate It When She Screams

FEATURE ARTICLES
10 So You Were Elected to the Church Board, Bill Manning
12 Closed for the Season?, Beth A. Fisher
16 I Hate It When She Screams, Grace Ketterman and Bonnie Perry
20 Apple Valley-A Nice Place to Plant a Church, Todd M. Barnes
26 Sign of the Spirit, Dale R. Kreps
31 Church Planting-The Old-fashioned Way, Mark Graham

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Herald of Holiness - December 1, 1989

Wesley D. Tracy
Mark Graham
David J. Felter
Richard H. Neiderhiser
Taylor Caldwell
David Knaile
Chris Grube
Albert J. Lown
Paul Tarrant
Eugene L. Stowe
Rebecca Laird
Morris A. Weigelt
E. Dee Freeborn
Reuben Welch
Dorothy Tarrant
William E. McCumber
Stan Ingersol
Jake Robinson--a older Caucasian man in a suit; Inset image: child light a candle on an advent wreath
Jake Blankenship:Rookie Pastor/ We Are Never Alone/ Christmas in Bethlehem/ Advent Worship/ True Holiness

FEATURE ARTICLES
2 Jake Blankenship-Rookie Pastor, Mark Graham
14 So What’s the Problem?, David Felter
15 Counting on Success, Richard Neiderhiser
18 We Are Never Alone, Taylor Caldwell
20 Worship during Advent, David Knaile
23 Christmas in Bethlehem, Chris Grube
26 A Cluster of Christmas Treasures
28 True Holiness, Albert Lown
32 Forgiveness and Restoration—Too Much to Ask?, Paul Tarrant
44 The Chairman of the Board: Home for Christmas, an interview with Eugene L. Stowe

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Herald of Holiness - February 13, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
J. Paul Downey
E. W. Lawrence
Milo L. Arnold
Hal M. von Stein
Charles M. Scott
Delmar Stalter
Paul Skiles
Wesley D. Tracy
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Berniece Ayers Hall
A young girl holding an issue of Herald of Holiness
Evangelism First 1960-1964; "Herald" Spring Campaigns Under Way See page 10-B.

General Articles

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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 D. 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

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 25, 1961

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
W. B. Walker
Wesley D. Tracy
Hal M. von Stein
Hazel E. Howard
Ida M. Attebery
Justin Rice
Ken Tippitt
Bill Greenelsh
Paul Skiles
First page of Herald of Holiness with Superintendent Lewis's article.

01 The Golden Gateway by General Superintendent Lewis

03 The Elims of Life by W.B. Walker

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Herald of Holiness - January 31, 1962

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Stanley McElrath
C. William Fisher
James W. Tharp
David K. Wachtel
Wesley D. Tracy
D. Edwin Doyle
Paul Skiles
E. E. Wordsworth
Mrs. A. L. McElyea
E. G. Theus
Betty Powers Runyon
Ila R. Monday
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Berniece Ayers Hall
Walter E. Isenhour
A young woman and man walk on a snowy road.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Youth Week January 28-February 4, 1962

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - July 1, 1989

Wesley D. Tracy
William M. Greathouse
Michael A. Vasquez
Glen Lewis Van Dyne
Scott Chamberlain
Peg Paugh
Mark Graham
Kim Lundell
Stephen M. Miller
Linda Miller
Henry W. Spaulding II
Morris A. Weigelt
E. Dee Freeborn
Rebecca Laird
Dorothy Tarrant
William E. McCumber
Reuben Welch
A Caucasian man, a Korean woman, and a Hispanic man standing outside in Los Angeles, California.
Bresee's Dream Revisited--Look who's taking it to the streets. Scott Chamberlain, Kim Lundell, and Michael Vasquez in Los Angeles.

FEATURE ARTICLES
Bresee’s Dream Revisited—Look Who’s Taking It to the Streets
6 Before I Go, Let Me Say…, William M. Greathouse
20 Children of the Shepherd, Michael Vasquez and Glen L. Van Dyne
22 Is That Really You, Lord?, Glen L. Van Dyne
24 A Spiritual Home for the Homeless, Scott Chamberlain and Peg Paugh
28 Korean Students, the Yogurt Palace, and Jesus, Kim Lundell and Mark Graham
32 Reborn in East LA., Glen L. Van Dyne

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Herald of Holiness - July 24, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Marvin E. Powers
Frances B. Erickson
Berniece Ayers Hall
Wayne E. Welton
Wesley D. Tracy
Clayton Bonar
Milo L. Arnold
Loretta Sherwood
Ruby Franklin
A field of ripe wheat.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; "The fields . . . are white already to harvest" John 4:35

02 Does Jesus’ Way Fit Our Day? By General Superintendent Young

03 A Plea for Genuine Holiness by Marvin E. Powers

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Herald of Holiness - March 1, 1978

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Ross Hayslip
Ivan Beals
John F. Hay
John Holt
Wesley D. Tracy
C. Dale German
Wil M. Spaite
Harold I. Smith
John Williams Nielson
Bill Nielson
Laura Mae Douglass
Bonnie Martin
Leslie Parrott
Elvin Hicks
Esther L. Granger
A wood cross with a length of red cloth and a crown of thrones against an illustration of flowers and Mount Gethsemane.

2 THE CRUCIFIED LIVES! by William M . Greathouse
3 WHAT THE WORLD EXPECTS OF CHRISTIANS by Ross W. Hayslip
4 MORAL RENEWAL SUNDAY
5 HOLY MODELS by Ivan A. Beals
6 SHOULD IT HAPPEN IN OUR HOME? by John F. Hay
7 CHILD PORNOGRAPHY by John Holt
8 THE MEDIA MANIPULATORS by Wesley Tracy
9 GOD’S ABSOLUTES by C. Dale German
10 AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. W. T. PURKISER by Wil M. Spaite
12 NEW EMPHASIS ON AN OLD SIN by Harold Ivan Smith
13 A LETTER OF INDICTMENT by Bill Nielson
14 THE BLESSING OF TEARS by Laura Mae Douglass

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1980

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Ross Hayslip
Frances Simpson
Marcia Schwartz
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
John W. May
Albert J. Lown
Maggie Culver Fry
David Schooler
Kenneth Vogt
Randal Earl Denny
Mervel A. Lunn
Carlos H. Sparks
Frances B. Erickson
Gary F. Powell
Neil Wiseman
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Neil Hightower
Wesley D. Tracy
Ruth M. Cook
A sculpture of a dove hovering over a candle in a flame-shaped holder on a blue drape background.
Pentecost Sunday May 25

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Christian Pentecost, General Superintendent, Charles H. Strickland
3 The Authenticity of the Ascension, Ross W. Hayslip
4 I Will Not Leave You Comfortless: I Will Come to You, Frances Simpson
5 Light, Marcia Schwartz
6 Pentecost - The Reversal of Babel, Pearl Burnside McKinney
7 Sanctify Whom?, John W. May
8 The Secret of Pentecost, Albert J. Lown
9 His Voice Moved the Pillars, Maggie Culver Fry
10 "What Do We Do Now?", David L. Schooler
10 The Great Equalizer, Kenneth Vogt

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 1, 1989

Wesley D. Tracy
James D. Hamilton
D. Moody Gunter
Mark Graham
Richard S. Taylor
Dorothy E. Hamilton
Blaine Robison
James Dobson
Ronald J. Scott
Ray Hendrix
Dorothy Tarrant
Morris A. Weigelt
Reuben Welch
Don Owens
E. Dee Freeborn
William E. McCumber
Rebecca Laird
Mark Graham
A man in a suit holding a globe.
How to Ruin Your Family Reunion/ How Important is Self-Esteem?/ James Dobson: Self-Esteem & Your Child/ Raising Self-Esteem in the Church

FEATURE ARTICLES
4 How to Ruin a Family Reunion, James D. Hamilton
9 Restore the Joy of Giving, Moody Gunter
12 Mr. Work and Witness, Mark Graham
19 How Important Is Self-esteem?, Richard S. Taylor
21 The Christian and Self-esteem, Dorothy E. Hamilton
22 Love Yourself, Blaine Robison
24 James Dobson on Building Self-esteem in Your Child
28 Raising Self-esteem in the Church, Ronald J. Scott
46 Like It or Not- You Hold the Key, Ray Hendrix

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Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Ivan Beals
John Seaman
Marcia Schwartz
E. O. T.
Mabel P. Adamson
Nancy Hail
Harold I. Smith
Wesley D. Tracy
Jeanne Millhuff
James Dobson
Betty Martin
Carlton Hansen
Frances Simpson
Lyle P. Flinner
Bruce Skewes
Lola M. Williams
Anthony White
A family, a father holding a small daughter and mother, looking at a hymnal.
Photo ID: Mr. and Mrs. Lee McGraw and daughter Darla

2 THE TONIC OF PRAISE by George Coulter
3 HOW RARE IS THANKSGIVING? by Ivan A. Beals
4 CALM IN THE STORM by John Seaman
5 THANKSGIVING PSALM by Marcia Schwartz
6 THE THANKSGIVING OF JESUS by E. O. T.
7 THANKSGIVING EVERY DAY by Mabel P. Adamson
7 MY THANKS by Nancy Hail
8 REACHING OUT TO MILITARY PERSONNEL by Harold Ivan Smith
9 Book Brief: THE FAMILY IS FOR TREASURING by Wesley Tracy; Reviewed by Jeanne Millhuff
10 THE FINAL RELEASE by James Dobson
12 SWEET POTATOES ARE NOT ENOUGH by Betty Martin

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 1, 1989

Wesley D. 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 31, 1962

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Wesley D. Tracy
William J. Nichols
Kenneth S. Rice
Eric E. Jorden
Dallas Baggett
Fletcher Galloway
Berniece Ayers Hall
Frances B. Erickson
Two mules with riders going up the stairs of the palaces of Sans Souci in Haiti.
Evangelism First: 1960-1964; Milot, Haiti.

General Articles

English
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Herald of Holiness - September 1, 1989

Wesley D. Tracy
Helen Temple
Howard Culbertson
Dan Whitney
Phyllis Hartley Howard
Neil Wiseman
Jerry D. Lambert
Susan Mills
Morris A. Weigelt
Reuben Welch
Dorothy Tarrant
Jerald Johnson
Rebecca Laird
E. Dee Freeborn
William E. McCumber
Mark Graham
Thelma J. Brunt
A young girl looking up.
How to Help Your Child Succeed in School/ Come Share the Dream/ God is Able/ There's a Place for You

FEATURE ARTICLES
9 Look Who’s 40 Years Old, Helen Temple
16 Come Share the Dream, Howard Culbertson
18 Nine Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Succeed in School, Dan Whitney
24 There’s a Place for You, Phyllis H. Perkins
26 Dr. J, an Ordained Woman Trains Preachers, Neil B. Wiseman
28 Nazarene Bible College: Heritage and Future, Jerry D. Lambert
30 God Is Able, Susan Mills
49 How Much Is Enough?, Helen Temple

SPECIAL REPORT
10 General Assembly Report

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How to Teach Adults Without Really Suffering

Wesley D. Tracy
How to Teach Adults Without Really Suffering cover

Gain a better understanding of adult students and how to teach them.

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The Wesleyan Way to Spiritual Formation: Christian Spirituality in the Letters of John Wesley

Wesley D. Tracy

INTRODUCTION•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••   1

Part I. The Spiritual Formation of John Wesley and its Expression

in His Teachings on Christian Spirituality in His Letters

Chapter

I. A SURVEY OF THE LITERATURE WHICH HAD FORMATIVE INFLUENCE ON JOHN WESLEY••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 10

Patristic Spirituality

The Spanish Mystics

French Spirituality

Puritan Spirituality

German Spirituality

Anglican Spirituality

American Spirituality

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