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.

 

Information gathered from https://oklahoman.com/article/1968496/rawlings-memorial-service-monday

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 - 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 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

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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

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 7, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Robert L. Owen
Dick Edwards
Mark Hatfield
W. R. Watson
Clyde M. Narramore
B. Edgar Johnson
Homer W. Van Scoy
Albert F. Harper
Elden Rawlings
An astronaut repairing an instrument in space with the Earth in the background.
Outer Space and Inner Peace (See page 9.) It takes faith to step into tomorrow.

02 The Timeless World In a Changing World by General Superintendent G. B. Williamson

04 He Taught Himself—and 40 Fidgety Boys by Robert L. Owen

07 They Learned a New Hope by Dick Edwards

08 “Search the Scriptures” by Governor Mark O. Hatfield

09 Outer Space and Inner Peace by W. R. Watson

11 What a Psychologist Thinks About Sunday School by Clyde M. Narramore, Ed.D. 

13 Church of the Nazarene: What Is It? by Dr. B. Edgar Johnson

14 Does God Live Across the River? by Homer W. Van Scoy

17 God’s High Call by Dr. A. F. Harper

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