Elden Rawlings

Elden Rawlings was a journalist who served as managing editor of the Nazarene Church news magazine for almost a decade in the mid-twentieth century. He went on to teach journalism at Mankato State, Syracuse, Texas Christian, Miami (Florida), and Oklahoma universities. He directed the journalism programs at the last three institutions. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, married to Menelva, and father to Michael and Mark.

 

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Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 6, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Lance Zavitz
E. E. Wordsworth
Warren McNeilly
Roger M. Williams
Frank Howie
Harry A. Rich
L. Alline Swann
Elden Rawlings
Muriel Scammahorn
Esme Dougans
Ella Finkbeiner
A little girl in an Easter bonnet and dress kneeling by some Easter lilies
Among Forgotten Easter Sermons (See page 3.) How Haiti Gets Ready (See pages 8-9.)

02 The Power of His Resurrection by General Superintendent Young 03 Among Forgotten Easter Sermons by Lance Zavitz 05 The Easter Gospel by E. E. Wordsworth 06 “Christmas—Is April 9” by Warren McNeilly 06 “I Cannot Die” by Roger M. Williams 07 The Dawn by Frank Howie 08 How Haiti Gets Ready by Harry Rich 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 11 The Climb by L. Alline Swann 12 Japanese Radio—A Useful Gospel Tool by Elden Rawlings 13 Bethany First Widens Sunday School Margin 13 “No Need for a Bedspread” by Mrs.

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Herald of Holiness - December 29, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Dennis Wyrick
Jack M. Scharn
John Bass
Dorothy S. Hampton
J. Paul Downey
Robert W. Helfrich
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
An adding machine.
Ten Ways to Stretch a Paycheck (See page 5.) Ye Have Not Passed This Way (See page 8.)

02 The Stream of Time by General Superintendent Williamson

03 The Road Ahead by Dennis Wyrick

04 Footsteps of Faith by Jack M. Scharn

05 Ten Ways to Stretch A Paycheck by John Bass

07 Winter Reminds Me by Dorothy S. Hampton

08 Ye Have Not Passed This Way by J. Paul Downey

09 Whatever It Is I’m Sure It’s Good! by Robert W. Helfrich

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Giving, Enrollment, Training Among Church’s Biggest Gains by Elden Rawlings

13 The Church at Work

14 Hymn of the Month

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Herald of Holiness - December 9, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
H. S. Palmquist
James R. Spittal
Donald R. Peterman
Morris Chalfant
James D. Foster
J. Paul Downey
Fletcher Galloway
Brian L. Farmer
Clayton Bonar
Elden Rawlings
An art piece of a satellite orbiting the globe and the Holy Bible. Inset: a picture of a man's hand pointing to a Bible verse.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; God's Word for a New Age, Universal Bible Sunday, December 13, 1964; Why Believe the Bible, See Page 6.

02 Thy Word is Truth by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Theory and Testimony by H. S. Palmquist

03 Full Commitment by J. R. Spittal

04 “God’s Word for a New Age” by Don Peterman

05 The Living Word in a Dying World by Morris Chalfant

06 Why Believe the Bible? By James D. Foster

07 Living by the Living Word by J. Paul Downey

08 Build More Stately Mansions by Fletcher Galloway

08 About God by Brian L. Farmer

09 The Cry for a Clean Heart by Clayton Bonar

10 New Book Tells Saga of Torchbearers by Elden Rawlings

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Herald of Holiness - February 2, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Brian L. Farmer
F. W. Davis
Paul Orjala
Reeford L. Chaney
Melvin O. Unruh
Branson Roberts
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Milo L. Arnold
Leslie Parrott
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
A man speaking at a podium with many people watching around.
The Devil's Money (See page 5.) Conference on Evangelism Draws Record Numbers (See page 16.)

02 The Basic Value by General Superintendent Lewis 03 “He Knoweth Our Frame” by Brian L. Farmer 03 Hope by F. W. Davis 04 The Devil’s Money by Paul R. Orjala 05 The Man I’d Like to Be by Reeford L. Chaney 07 Peace: What Is It? by Melvin O. Unruh 08 Is Hypocrisy Necessary? by Branson Roberts 08 Day By Day by Kathryn Blackburn Peck 09 Do You Need a Guardian? by Milo L. Arnold 10 Toward Abundant Living: An Apology to Teen-Agers by Leslie Parrott 11 Editorially Speaking by W. T.

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Herald of Holiness - February 20, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Neil G. Morse
Glenn R. Evans
J. B. Maclagan
Gerald M. Bowes
John F. Hay
Ruth Wood Vaughn
James W. Tharp
E. E. Wordsworth
Ovella Satre Shafer
Elden Rawlings
Several men in suits and a woman--The General Board of the Church of the Nazarene.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; The General Board of the Church of the Nazarene.

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - February 9, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Reuben Welch
J. O. McClaskell
Richard H. Leffel
C. Neil Strait
Ruth Teasdale
Hal M. von Stein
Hugh Slater
Betty Martin
Joyce Leth
Elden Rawlings
David Hynd
A white stone obelisk with a statue of Abraham Lincoln and Civil War soldiers.
Photo ID: Lincoln Monument Springfield, Illinois The Making of a Minister (See page 12.) Full General Board Report (See page 16.)

02 What Is a Man Worth? by General Superintendent Williamson 03 The Spirit of Jesus by Reuben R. Welch 04 Late, But Not Too Late! by J. O. McCaskell 05 Homesick by Richard H. Leffel 06 The Specter of Meaninglessness by C. Neil Strait 07 When God Eavesdropped by Ruth Teasdale 08 Full of Half-Truth by H. M. Von Stein 09 Building Bridges by Hugh Slater 09 Goal Ahead – A Sweater! by Betty Martin 09 Growth by Joyce Leth 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 The Making of a Minister by Elden Rawlings 14 Missionary Nurse Cited For Service by Queen by Dr.

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Herald of Holiness - January 19, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
E. E. Galbraith
Samuel Young
Briggs Brown
C. Neil Strait
Ross E Price
Michael Hutchens
Tom Wilson
Leslie Parrott
Elden Rawlings
Rose Handloser
Ralph Earle
Giant Sequoia Tree: General Sherman in Sequoia National Park.
Seminary Attracts European-educated Students (see page 13.) General Serman (See "About the Cover," page 5.)

02 Light and Life by General Superintendent Young 03 The Churches Are Closed! by E. E. Galbraith 04 Miracle Music by Briggs Brown 05 What About Worship? by C. Neil Strait 07 Should We Fight Pain? by Ross E. Price 08 Two-Car and One-Service-a-Week Nazarenes by Michael Hutchens 09 Christian Commitment by Tom Wilson 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Toward Abundant Living: The Luxury No Family Can Afford by Leslie Parrott 13 The Church At Work 13 Seminary Attracts Four European-Educated Pupils by Elden Rawlings 14 Hast Thou Considered Daniel?

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Herald of Holiness - January 5, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
L. Milton Durby
Milo L. Arnold
Roger M. Williams
Joseph D. Wright
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Brian L. Farmer
Leslie Parrott
Jack M. Scharn
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
A man sits in an empty theater hall before evangelism conference begins.
Innocent Audacity 3,000 Expected for Conference on Evangelism (See pages 22-24)

02 “Under a Juniper Tree” by General Superintendent Benner 03 Following Spiritual Nudge Results in Job Advancement by L. Milton Durby 04 Yesterday Is Still Mine by Milo L. Arnold 06 The Saints of Caesar’s Household by Roger M. Williams 07 “World United Against Malaria” by Joseph D. Wright 08 Into the Deep by Clifford Chew, Jr. 09 Innocent Audacity by Brian L. Farmer 10 Toward Abundant Living: Predictions for 1966 by Leslie Parrott 11 Directory of Evangelists 19 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 20 Rising Faith by Jack M.

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Herald of Holiness - January 6, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Milo L. Arnold
L. Lee Gaines
Jack M. Scharn
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Michael Hutchens
George Decker
Iris Cathell
Katherine Bevis
P. J. Smith
Elden Rawlings
Leo C. Davis
Roland Stanford
William J. Nichols
Ovella Satre Shafer
A young girl looking at a picture.
"In the Power of the Spirit"/ Official Organ of the Church of the Nazarene/ Nazarene Theological Seminary See Page 14/ "He is happiest, be he king or peasant who finds peace in his home." --Goethe/ For the Whole Family Eight Extra Pages

02 Soul Disturbers by General Superintendent Powers

03 Photographs or Paintings? by Milo L. Arnold

04 A Striking Contrast by L. Lee Gaines

04 A Useful Man by Jack M. Scharn

05 Christianity’s Social Concern in America by J. Grant Swank

06 Remember When? By Michael Hutchens

07 Saved by His Grace by George Decker

08 The Christian Home … and its Survival by Iris Cathell

09 God’s Footprints by Katherine Bevis

10 An Experience or a Person by P. J. Smith

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Herald of Holiness - July 13, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Donn Littlefield
F. W. Davis
Ronald C. Calhoun
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Raymond C. Kratzer
David G. Grosse
Earl C. Wolf
Elden Rawlings
A red-tinted photo of a rose bloom.
Message for the North Woods; Are Sweepstakes Really Sweeping? (See page 12.)

02 An Investment—Not An Expense by General Superintendent Benner 03 Message for the North Woods by Donn Littlefield 04 God: Our Only Security by F. W. Davis 05 Life in Christ Now by Ronald C. Calhoun 06 Slowly I Grow by Ruth Vaughn 08 Fear of Contamination by Raymond C. Kratzer 09 A Burning Issue… by David G. Grosse 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Are Sweepstakes Really Sweeping? By Earl Wolf and Elden Rawlings 14 Pro & Con: Letter to the Editor 14 The Book Corner 15 News of the Religious World 16 News of Revivals 18 Church Supports "Pioneer" Cause

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Herald of Holiness - June 2, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Peter Bourke
Fletcher Galloway
Mary H. Augsbury
Milo L. Arnold
Ross Hayslip
H. B. Garvin
Elden Rawlings
A fish-eye view of a printing press. Inset: a close-up of a hand operating buttons of the press.
Miehle Web Lithographic Press recently installed at the Nazarene Publishing House See Page 4.

02 In the Power of the Spirit by General Superintendent Benner
03 A Reporter Finds God! by Peter Bourke
04 Hearts Aflame by Fletcher Galloway
05 Let Us Align Ourselves with Power by Mary H. Augsbury
06 Don’t Think About Marriage…Until by Milo L. Arnold
07 Hope for Our Day by Ross W. Hayslip
07 Please Walk With Me by H. B. Garvin
08 New Press Offers Faith Through Its Thunder by Elden Rawlings
11 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
13 The Church at Work
16 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - November 10, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Howard H. (Howard Harley) Hamlin
Paul B. Peterson
Lois Blanchard Eades
Eileen Lageer
Sergio Franco
Ralph Earle
Marie A. Ayres
Elden Rawlings
A light shines from Kansas City Rescue Mission as a man walks in.
Is There Hope for Me? A Look at a Rescue Mission (See page 12.) Easy Money (See page 6).

02 The Capacity to Condemn by General Superintendent Coulter
03 Hamlin: On Medical Missions by Howard Hamlin, M.D.
04 About This Issue…
05 Reds Agree to Allow Preaching by Rev. Paul B. Peterson
05 Life Is Forever by Lois Blanchard
06 Easy Money by Eileen Lageer
07 The Parable of the Watch by Sergio Franco
08 The Look That Lost a Race by Ralph Earle
09 Mother of Four Recalls Being Saved as a Child by Marie A. Ayres
10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
12 Is There Hope For Me? by Elden Rawlings
15 The Church at Work

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Herald of Holiness - November 16, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Betty Martin
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop
Charles Strickland
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Elden Rawlings
Lois Blanchard Eades
Albert F. Harper
A brown-tinted photo of a older man.
This Adventure Called Publishing (See page 4.) The Promise of a Mexican Farmer (See page 8.)

02 Redeeming the Time by General Superintendent Lewis

03 Please Pass the Dessert by Betty Martin

04 This Adventure Called Publishing by Mildred Bangs Wynkoop, Ph.D

06 A New Look At An Old Principle by Charles H. Strickland

07 Thankfulness by Kathryn Blackburn Peck

08 The Promise of a Mexican Farmer by Elden Rawlings

11 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 I Will Believe by Lois Blanchard Eades

13 Pro & Con: Letters to the Editor

14 A Story-Note by Gloria

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Herald of Holiness - November 2, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Edward J. Johnson
Harold F. Bell
Richard H. Leffel
L. Wayne Sears
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Elden Rawlings
Leslie Parrott
An orange-tinted photo of a clay church and a woman walking in front.
Guatemalan woman passes Nazarene church in San Miguel. (See "About the Cover.") Angels in Viet Nam (See page 8.)

02 God in the Commonplace by General Superintendent Young 03 What Happens When a Man Encounters God 05 The Cart before the Horse by Edward J. Johnson 06 Dividends on Missionary Giving by Harold F. Bell 08 Angels in Viet Nam by Richard H. Leffel 09 Lonesome Skies by L. Wayne Sears 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 11 A Poor Man by Pearl Burnside McKinney 12 Pro & Con: Letter to the Editor 13 The Book Corner 14 Science is Theme at Olivet by Elden Rawlings 16 Toward Abundant Living: How to Handle Criticism by Leslie Parrott 18 Late News 19 The Answer Corner

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Herald of Holiness - November 24, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Keith E. Huttenlocker
Ovella Satre Shafer
J. V. Wilbanks
Elden Rawlings
J. Glenn Gould
Enola Chamberlain
An orange-tinted photo of a church.
Little Brown Church in the Vale (See page 4.) New Guinea Story Unfolds (See page 6.)

02 “In Every Thing Give Thanks” by General Superintendent Williamson

03 The Loving Fellowship? by Keith Huttenlocker

04 “The Little Brown Church in the Vale” by Ovella Satre Shafer

04 About This Issue…

05 You Can’t Bankrupt God! by J. V. Wilbanks

06 Medicine, Education Help Bridge Gap for Gospel in New Guinea by Elden Rawlings

09 New Tasks for Nazarene Colleges by J. Glenn Gould

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

11 Pilgrim Mother by Enola Chamberlin

12 Church at Work

15 Evangelists’ Slates

18 Late News

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Herald of Holiness - November 3, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Lauriston J. Du Bois
Joyce Leth
Leslie Parrott
Marian L. Knorr
A. J. Brunett
William J. Turner
Elden Rawlings
A map of the proposed 1966 Nazarene Evangelist Ambassador Trip and pictures of leaders.
New Feature: Toward Abundant Living! (See page 5.) Coordinators Named, Schedule Set for 1966 Ambassador Trip Team 1: H.T. Reza Team 2: Paul Orjala; Plans Take Shape for Student Evangelists (See page 12.)

02 High Standards by General Superintendent Lewis
03 Our Missionary Program: I Like It by Lauriston J. Du Bois
04 A Plough of Peace by Joyce Leth
05 Toward Abundant Living: The Worst Kind of Cancer by Leslie Parrott
06 Booth’s Burden for the Poor Came During Camp Meeting
07 Jesus, the Saviour! by Marian L. Knorr
08 Gambler Thought Pastor Knew All About His Life by A. J. Brunett
09 Selling Apple Butter by William J. Turner
10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - October 12, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
John M. Drescher
Ethel G. Bemis
Carl F. H. Henry
Laura Forinash
E. E. Wordsworth
James Clayton
Edwin Zimbelman
Leo C. Davis
Elden Rawlings
Adon Taft
A collection of photos: people in a banquet hall seated around tables, a man speaking, people kneeling in prayer.
Lay Conference is Far-reaching (See page 12 for full story of August 23-28 Miami meeting.) Saturday luncheon attracts laymen en masse in beautiful banquet hall. Statesmen Walter Judd speaks to 1,200 Nazarenes Friday night, among which is General Superintendent G.B. Williamson in the background. Hundreds seek spiritual guidance following Dr. Lawlor's Saturday night message.

02 Christian or Pagan? by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Humility by John M. Drescher

04 Giants by Ethel Granger Bemis

05 The Blessing of Evangelical Reading by Carl F. H. Henry

06 Answer Expected by Laura Forinash

07 Tithing Teaches by E. E. Wordsworth

07 A Prayer from Vietnam by James Clayton

08 Enfolded in Protecting Arms by Edwin Zimbelman

09 Deliverance from the Inward Foe by Leo C. Davis

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Effect of Lay Conference Appears to Be Far-reaching by Elden Rawlings

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Herald of Holiness - October 13, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Albert F. Crumley
Leland D. Watkins
C. Neil Strait
Elden Rawlings
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Curt Bowers
Hal Hess
A man and a woman talking in front of a door.
Important information for all our readers (See center section.) Laymen have been at work (See "This Issue," page 4.) 215 European Young Adults at Innsbruck (See page 17.)

02 Names in the Book of Life by General Superintendent Williamson
03 Hospital Administrator Says Christianity “Works Every Day” by Albert F. Crumley, M.D.
04 These Faithful Laymen by Leland D. Watkins
05 Where Does Religion Fit into Industry? by C. Neil Strait
06 Caution: Laymen at Work by Elden Rawlings
08 More Than One World by Ruth Vaughn
09 Rendezvous with Destiny by Curtis R. Bowers
10 Worthy of the Vocation by Hal Hess
15 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
16 The Church at Work
22 Late News

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Herald of Holiness - September 14, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Glenn H. Asquith
Edward Lawlor
Sergio Franco
Paul S. Rees
Jack M. Scharn
Elden Rawlings
Nazarene teens watch a skit provided by Los Angeles District delegates at the Teen Institute at Estes Park, Colorado.
A Trilogy of Tragedies By Paul S. Rees (See page 8.) 1,200 Teens Attend Estes Park Conclave (See pages 12-15.)

02 Take a Look at Tomorrow by General Superintendent Powers

03 School Ahead – Danger? by Glenn H. Asquith

05 A Circle of Concern by Edward Lawlor

07 Who Lives in Your House? by Sergio Franco

08 A Trilogy of Tragedies by Paul S. Rees

09 Why Did Christ Come? by Jack M. Scharn

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Spiritual Results Make Impact on Teen Institute Observers by Elden Rawlings

16 News of Religion

18 Late News

19 The Answer Corner

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Herald of Holiness - September 15, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
N. James Bartz
Paul R. Martin
Richard H. Leffel
Walter W. Smith
J. J. Steele
A. A. E. Berg
Clayton Bonar
Elden Rawlings
A view of a barge and a sailboat from the top of a Mackinac Suspension Bridge.
Mackinac Bridge: Michigan District Link

02 The Necessity of Holy Testimony by General Superintendent Powers
03 Thank You Lord by James Bartz
04 Loyalty in the Days of Mr. M. by Paul Martin
05 Christians Who Ring True by Richard H. Leffel
06 Tornado by Walter W. Smith
07 The Sin of Materialism by J. J. Steele
08 Only Results Count by A. A. E. Berg
09 Narrow (Way)- Minded by Clayton Bonar
10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
12 Lay Leader Energizes Others to Evangelize by Elden Rawlings
12 The Church at Work
17 A Story-Note from Gloria
18 Late News

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