George Coulter

George Coulter served as general superintendent for the Church of the Nazarene from 1964-1980. He also served as executive secretary of the Department of World Missions, superintendent of the Northern California District, and pastor to congregations in Alberta, California, and Oregon. He was married to Irene and father to Colleen and Gary. He is credited as Georges Coulter in the French issues of the Herald of Holiness. 

 

Information gathered from Graham, Mark & Bryan Merrill. (1995). "Late News: Coulter Homegoing" Herald of Holiness (84,7) 48. https://whdl.org/herald-holiness-july-1-1995

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 13, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Fred Wenger
Mary E. Latham
Louis A. Bouck
Dallas D. Mucci
J. V. Wilbanks
Leslie Parrott
Fletcher Galloway
Bettie Bierderman
Wendell Wellman
A school-aged girl smiling at the camera.
My Husband Was on the "Thresher" (See page 14.) V.B.S.: Can It Survive? (See page 4.)

02 They Say, And Do Not by General Superintendent Coulter 03 Mountain Movers by Fred Wenger 04 V.B.S.: Can It Survive? by Mary E. Latham 06 “Power From A Different Source” by Louis A. Bouck 08 Drinking is the Church’s Problem Too? by Dallas D. Mucci 09 A Prophetic “Fix” On Isreal by J. V. Wilbanks 10 Toward Abundant Living: The Therapy of God by Leslie Parrott 10 International Laymen’s Conference on Evangelism 11 Editorially Speaking by W. T.

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Herald of Holiness - April 14, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Harold E. Platter
Mary H. Augsbury
General Stewardship Committee
Forrest E. Tyler
Hugh Slater
Forrest Nash
Ivan Beals
C. Neil Strait
Rex Olson
Ovella Satre Shafer
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Thomas C. Wilson
Easter lilies in front of the cross. Inset: an illustration of the empty tomb.
He is not here; he is risen. Matthew 28:6

02 Easter Triumphant Verdict by General Superintendent Coulter
03 The Glow and The Glory by Harold E. Platter
03 Captivity is Captive by Mary H. Augsbury
04 The Cutting Edge by General Stewardship Committee
04 The Resurrection Hope by Mary H. Augsbury
05 Barriers to Understanding the Word by Forrest E. Tyler
06 The Deity of Christ by Hugh Slater
07 Easter Miracle by Forrest W. Nash
07 You Are There! by Ivan A. Beals
08 Eternal Hope by C. Neil Strait
09 Easter… Is “Hard News” by Rex Olson

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1976

John A. Knight
George Coulter
Gene Chambers
Kathleen Cory
Wanda Lang
C. Neil Strait
Paul H. Hetrick
Morris Chalfant
Alma Floyd
Clare St. John
Harold William Reed
C. Dale German
Albert J. Lown
Mervel A. Lunn
Edward F. Cox
Hal M. von Stein
Gary W. Davis
James Dobson
Douglas Bradford
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Dorothy K. Coburn
Ovella Satre Shafer
Pauline E. Spray
Garland Johnson
A cross and easter lilies silhouetted against a blue white sky.

02 The Resurrection—The Heart of Our Faith by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Dusty Feet And Sinful Pride by Gene Chambers
04 The Only Man-Made Things in Heaven by Kathleen Cory
04 The Work is Done by Wanda Lang
04 God’s Response to Good Friday by C. Neil Strait
05 No "Pay Back" at the Cross by Paul H. Hetrick
06 Clairol Christians by Morris Chalfant
06 It Will Return by Alma Floyd
07 The Uncovered Path by Clare St. John
08 This I Believe by Harold W. Reed
09 Pass It On by C. Dale German

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
John H. Holstead
Albert J. Lown
Gordon Chilvers
Debbie Kendrick
Jerry McCant
Charles Hastings Smith
Lyle P. Flinner
Carlton Hansen
Jean Rasmussen
Valkyrie Murphy
J. Kenneth Grider
C. Neil Strait
James Dobson
Lawrence E. Humrich
Marguerite S. Digby
Joy Wineland
Beth Atwood
Betty Martin
Leanna Haskins
Barbara Wall Chaney
Clara Verner
Anonymous
William Youngman
Morris Chalfant
Mary Jane Trent
An illustration of the risen Jesus over a Bible open to the Easter story.

2 THEY CAME TO MOURN—THEY HURRIED AWAY WITH JOY by George Coulter
3 MY LEADER LIVES by John H. Holstead
4 MISSING PERSONS by Albert J. Lown
6 EASTER ANGELS ROLL AWAY THE DIFFICULTIES by Gordon Chilvers
7 HOPE by Debbie Kendrick
8 ON THE THIRD DAY by Jerry McCant
8 THE SOLDIER, THE ROBE, THE TOMB by Charles Hastings Smith
9 BEING HONEST WITH OURSELVES by Lyle P. Flinner
10 CHRIST ROBBED DEATH OF ITS STING by C. D. Hansen
10 THE ANSWER CAME IN THE MORNING by Jean Rasmussen

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Herald of Holiness - April 23, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Kenneth H. Pearsall
Edward S. Mann
Harold William Reed
R. Curtis Smith
Donald W. Hall
Ronald F. Gray
Leonard S. Oliver
Mark R. Moore
Hugh Rae
Leslie Parrott
Laura Mae Douglass
Alan R. Dicer
A collage of Nazarene colleges--Eastern Nazarene College in the background, Point Loma, Mount Vernon, and Northwest Nazarene.
Nazarene College Day April 27. Angell Hall, Religion Building at Eastern Nazarene College; An aerial shot of Point Loma College, the quad at Mount Vernon Nazarene College, and a basketball game at Northwest Nazarene College.

02 Our Educational Commitments by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Nazarene College Goals by Kenneth H. Pearsall
04 The Challenge by Edward S. Mann
06 The Word Speaks by Harold W. Reed
07 Scattering and Withholding by R. Curtis Smith
08 Word Wisdom by Don W. Hall
09 Christian Success - Person- or Task-Centered? Ronald F. Gray
10 The Pursuit of Christian Maturity by L.S. Oliver
12 Victory Over Fear by Mark R. Moore
13 "This Is the Way" by Hugh Rae
14 "Be Ye Therefore Perfect" by Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - April 27, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
J. Kenneth Grider
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Pearl Keeton
Richard H. Leffel
J. George Taylorson
Earl Baker
Board of General Superintendents
Frances B. Erickson
Betty Bowes
Leslie Parrott
A young child kissing the cheek of a baby.
When Does the Service Begin? (See page 3.) Cradle Roll: All You Add Is Love (See page 13.)

02 Lovest Thou Me? by General Superintendent Coulter 03 When Does the Service Begin? by J. Kenneth Grider 04 “Night Will Pass By” by Kathryn B. Peck 05 Getting Home by Pearl Keeton 06 Saints in Sycamores by Richard H. Leffel 08 Life’s Highest Fulfillment by J. George Taylorson 08 Call to Excellence by Earl Baker 09 Of Timely Concern by the Board of General Superintendents 11 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 A Hand of Love by Frances B.

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Herald of Holiness - August 14, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Robert Branson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Crane Delbert Bennett
Pauline E. Spray
Arthur Townsend
Vern A. Hannah
W. Shelburne Brown
Lyle P. Flinner
Dennis E. Saylor
C. William Fisher
John S. Lown
Aarlie J. Hull
Doris M. McDowell
A large hotel with palm trees and greenery in front.
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood-by-the-Sea, Florida Site of the Third International Laymen's Conference August 13-18

02 Dangerous Cargo by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Personality Problems and Spiritual Problems by Robert D. Branson
04 O God, Forgive! by Alice Hansche Mortenson
04 Guideposts Homeward by Kathryn Blackburn Peck
05 Your Choice by Crane Delbert Bennett
06 Grandma's Picture by Pauline E. Spray
07 Amazing Medical Discovery by Arthur H. Townsend
08 Security - For Whom? by Vern A. Hannah
10 Christ's Church and Education by W. Shelburne Brown
11 A Ladder of Needs - I by Lyle P. Flinner

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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Marion G. Bradwell
Joan Whittenberger
Fletcher Spruce
Pauline E. Spray
Ronald A. Latimer
James W. Tharp
Alice Hansche Mortenson
J. Walter, Jr. Hall
George Lyons
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Sharon C. Minnix
Aarlie J. Hull
Fletcher Galloway
A gate and stone wall to a field leading to a lake.

02 Plenteous Grace by General Superintendent Coulter

03 God And The Green Bay Packers by Marion G. Bradwell

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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Robert E. Maner
Hal M. von Stein
Marcia Schwartz
James F. Sorrell
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Carlton Hansen
Louis A. Bouck
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Robert Branson
James D. Hamilton
John Chilton
Ross Hayslip
William Goodman
T. E. Martin
Marjorie A. Westgate
C. Neil Strait
Marjorie W. Dobbin
A covered bridge painted red.

02 “When Thou Prayest” by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 The Rough Road by Robert E. Maner
04 No More Hell? By Hal M. von Stein
04 Wasted Space by Marcia Schwartz
06 Third-Class Christians by Jim Sorrell
06 The Eyes of Love by Christina Grauman
07 A Command to Faithfulness by C. D. Hansen
08 The Perfect Runner by Louis A. Bouck
09 The Fruit on the Tree by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
10 A Fresh, Lively Translation by Robert Branson
11 The Perfect Pattern by James Hamilton

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Herald of Holiness - August 17, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Grant Swank
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
J. Harrison Hudson
W. Shelburne Brown
Randal Earl Denny
Leslie Parrott
The Sir Walter Scott monument on Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland, towers over the busy shoppers on the street below.
God in the Operation (See page 3.) In Search of Real Brotherhood (See page 6.)

02 Desirable Maladjustment by General Superintendent Coulter 03 God In The Operation by Grant Swank 05 City Rooftops by Kathryn Blackburn Peck 06 In Search of Real Brotherhood by J. Harrison Hudson 08 Builders for Eternity by W. Shelburne Brown 09 Make Use of Your Storms by Randal Denny 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Toward Abundant Living: Ida Eisenhower: Mother of a President by Leslie Parrott 13 Pro & Con: Letter to Editor 14 News of Religion 18 Late News 19 The Answer Corner

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Herald of Holiness - August 18, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Roger M. Williams
Ross R. Cribbis
Dorothy S. Hampton
Clayton Bonar
Mary Lou Gallup
J. Kenneth Grider
Frank O. Sellers
Hugh C. Benner
George Smith
(Left) A statue of a woman on a horse while a man leads a pack horse. (Right) A young man looks a Bible.
Pioneer Mother Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City District Church of the Nazarene; The Soul Winner's Prayer See Page 6

02 The Greatest of These Is Love by General Superintendent Coulter
03 It Took A Miracle! by Roger M. Williams
04 Retirements As a New Beginning by Ross R. Cribbis
05 Courage: A Cardinal Virtue by Dorothy S. Hampton
06 The Soul Winner’s Prayer by Clayton Bonar
07 “He Won’t Listen!” by Mary Lou Gallup
07 He Comes with Healing by J. Kenneth Grider
08 “The Roast Never Burns Now” by Frank Sellers
08 Bible College Offering by Hugh C. Benner
09 Ever Try a Visitation Revival Campaign? by George L. Smith

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Herald of Holiness - August 5, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Darrell Moore
Ivan Beals
David Shelby Corlett
Grace V. Watkins
Gordon D. Hall
Harold E. Platter
Berniece Ayers Hall
Lawrence E. Humrich
Jane Powers Phillips
J. Paul Downey
A portrait of George Coulter; Inset: a procession at the General Assembly.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; Dr. George Coulter, General Superintendent, 1964--; General Assembly Views, See Page 19.

02 "My Soul Thirsteth” by General Superintendent Coulter

03 “The Spirit of Holiness” by Darrell Moore

04 The Necessity of Holiness by Ivan A. Beals

05 Praying Through by D. Shelby Corlett

06 Lord, Let me Give a Song! By Grace V. Watkins

07 The Testimony Meeting by Gordon D. Hall

08 Entrusted with the Kingdom by Harold E. Platter

08 The Godward Side by Berniece Ayers Hall

09 The New Birth by L. E. Humrich

10 God’s Kindling by Jane Powers Phillips

10 God’s Love by J. Paul Downey

11 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - December 22, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Frank Morgan
Albert J. Lown
Ovella Satre Shafer
Jean Leathers Phillips
Ivan Beals
Louis A. Bouck
Jack M. Scharn
Joe Walton
John Eastwood
A print of four brightly shining candles.
It was humbling to go... Back to Bethlehem (See page 9.) To: One of the Least (See page 3.)

02 God Has Come by General Superintendent Coulter

03 To: One of the Least by Frank Morgan

04 Mary: Mother of the Lord by Albert J. Lown

05 Christmas Choral Quiz by Ovella Satre Shafer

06 How Wide Those Wise Men! by Jean Leathers Phillips

07 The Wisdom of the Shepherds by Ivan A. Beals

09 Back to Bethlehem by Louis A. Bouck

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

10 What is Christmas? by Jack M. Scharn

12 The Church at Work

13 Christmas is a State of Mind by Joe Walton

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Herald of Holiness - December 6, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Thelma Gomer
Alpin P. Bowes
Vernum L. McVey
Rosemary Lee
Milo L. Arnold
L. Wayne Sears
Wesley D. Tracy
John Wallace Ames
Gerard Reed
John A. Knight
Dallas Baggett
Jack M. Scharn
C. Neil Strait
An illustration of a red globe "reading" the Bible.
For a change... read the good news
ARTICLES
02 THERE’S DEATH IN THE DESERT by General Superintendent Coulter
03 MAKE YOUR CHURCH LIBRARY COME ALIVE by Thelma Gomer
05 BOOKS ARE WONDERFUL GIFTS by Alpin Bowes
07 THE VISION by Vernum L. McVey
08 LIFT YOUR CHILDREN’S HORIZONS by Rosemary Lee
09 RAINBOWS AND SUNSHINE by Milo L. Arnold
10 HIS PRESENCE by L. Wayne Sears
11 IT CAN’T HURT, BESIDES HELPING A LOT by Wesley Tracy
12 THE ZIPPERED BIBLE by John Wallace Ames
English
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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 1, 1977

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Stephen W. Nease
Harold A. March
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
J. Kenneth Grider
Paul R. Martin
Leslie Parrott
Charles L. Childers
Jack M. Scharn
Donald W. Hall
Mary Staley
George Privett
Lyle Knebel
Albert J. Lown
C. Neil Strait
Ruth A. Cameron
James D. Hamilton
Carlton Hansen
C. Dale German
Ann Ogden
A creek running through a snowy wood.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Offering February 13

02 Shake Off Thy Fears by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Ministering Buses! Symbol of Nazarene Theological Seminary by Stephen W. Nease
04 One Hundred Years of Tithing by Harold A. Marsh
04 It Shall Be Given You by Pearl Burnside McKinney
05 The Joy of Multiplication by Charles "Chic" Shaver
05 Heavenly Musings of A Christian by Tressa C. Terry
06 We Also Serve by J. Kenneth Grider
06 Book Briefs: The Power of Your Attitudes by Leslie Parrott--Reviewed by Paul Martin

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Herald of Holiness - February 15, 1980

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Neil Hightower
J. Ray Shadowens
Carol Gritton
Dan Smith
Ross Hayslip
John C. Oster
Sherwood Wirt
William Goodman
Merrill S. William
Kenneth L. Dodge
John W. May
Albert J. Lown
Morris Chalfant
J. Kenneth Grider
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
Lola M. Williams
Ralph R. McClintock
Preston J. Theall
Total eclipse of the sun.
Total eclipse of the sun. Taken at Wolf Point, Montana, February 26, 1979. "I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day." --Amos 8:9

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 A Forward Thrust in the Decade of the 80s, General Superintendent: George Coulter
3 Counteracting the Throwaway Philosophy, Neil E. Hightower
4 No Greater Burden, J. Ray Shadowens
5 All that I Want to Be (a poem), Carol Wight Gritton
6 A Man of God, Dan Smith
7 Loyalty, Ross W. Hayslip
8 Rapid Church Planting in Oregon, John Oster
9 Go Tell It, Sherwood Wirt
9 Resist?, William Goodman
10 The Gift Nobody Wants, Merrill Williams
11 Don't Accept Defeat, Kenneth L. Dodge

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Herald of Holiness - February 16, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Donna Clark Goodrich
Gerard Reed
C. Paul Gray
John A. Knight
C. Neil Strait
Everett Craighead
Arthur Fallon
Aarlie J. Hull
James H. Robertson
Milo L. Arnold
Albert J. Lown
C. William Fisher
Ronald C. Ketchum
Eleanor McKinney
The sun setting over the ocean with palm trees dark in the foreground.

02 Our Easter Obligation by General Superintendent Coulter

03 One Extra Day by Donna Clark Goodrich

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Herald of Holiness - February 27, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Hal Bonner
Geraldine Nicholas
Jean Conder Soule
Arthur J. Stott
John W. May
Loyd F., Jr. McLaughlin
Wil M. Spaite
Mary Rexroth
Gerard Reed
Lyle P. Flinner
Mel-Thomas Rothwell
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Melvin Shrout
Aarlie J. Hull
Don Gibbens
A large bell in front of a white church covered in snow.

02 Easter's Continuing Commands by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 A License to Witness by Hal Bonner
04 Prayer for My Son by Geraldine Nicholas
04 Prayer by Jean Conder Soule
05 Jesus - a Man of Prayer by Arthur J. Stott
06 What If There's Life Out There? by John W. May
07 What Is Faith? by Loyd F. McLaughlin, Jr.
08 Eighty-Six and Asking Largely by Wil M. Spaite
09 A Crown of Thorns by Mary Rexroth
10 In Praise of Plodders by Gerard Reed
11 Stretching Our Capacity by Lyle P. Flinner

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Herald of Holiness - February 28, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Earl W. Transue
Wanda Lang
Stanley McElrath
Daniel Steele
Bill Ziegenfus
James D. Hamilton
J. V. Wilbanks
Harvey J.S. Blaney
Marilyn Will Browning
Dallas R. Moore
R. L. Horton
Aarlie J. Hull
Wayne E. Duncan
A church steeple lit up at night.

02 Prayer - The Inner Defense by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Christ Meets the Needs by Earl W. Transue

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