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

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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
Tom 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, 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 - 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
Merril 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 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 - January 1, 1976

John A. Knight
George Coulter
Florence Wedge
Verna J. Heavner
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
Howard Culbertson
Jack Conn
Randal Earl Denny
A. Elwood Sanner
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Crane Delbert Bennett
Martha Chalfant Jenkins
Ivan Beals
John W. May
C. Neil Strait
Paul M. Miller
Duane E. Muth
William Goodman
Aarlie J. Hull
H. Schaefer
A white-steepled church lit up on the clear night with a full moon.

02 Greet the New Year by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Choosing Our Anticipations by Florence Wedge
04 Did You Miss Christmas? by Verna J. Heavner
05 A New Year’s Promise and Project by Howard Culbertson
06 OSHA—Safety First by Jack Conn
07 What Are Your Goals? By Randal E. Denny
08 "Mr. and Mrs. Job" by A. Elwood Sanner
08 The Clock of time by Alice Hansche Mortenson
09 Power for Today—And Tomorrow by Crane Delbert Bennett
10 Bundle of Joy by Martha Chalfant Jenkins
11 Parents under God by Ivan A. Beals

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Herald of Holiness - January 1, 1979

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Steven A. Blankenship
Gordon Chilvers
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Mabel P. Adamson
Loren W. Gould
Alice Hansche Mortenson
E. E. Wordsworth
Dorothy Boone Kidney
Charles Hastings Smith
Lyle P. Flinner
Albert J. Lown
Bertha Munro
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Hugh Gorman
Elaine Wright Colvin
Florence Hinson
Elmer E. McCormick
Henry M. Lunde
A collage of trumpets.

2 ASPIRATIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR by George Coulter
3 HOROSCOPE AND THE CHRISTIAN by Steven A. Blankenship
4 THE FUTURE IS SURE by Gordon Chilvers
6 TROUBLES OR TRIUMPHS IN 1979 by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
7 A NEW YEAR by Mabel P. Adamson
8 THE MEANING OF HOLINESS by Loren W. Gould
9 NO TIME TO WASTE! by Alice Hansche Mortenson
9 WORRY AND ITS CURE by E. E. Wordsworth
10 GOD TAKES CARE OF US by Dorothy Boone Kidney
10 HAPPY NEW YEAR by Charles Hastings Smith
11 LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE by Lyle P. Flinner

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Herald of Holiness - January 12, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Don Coonrod
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
Raymond C. Kratzer
Hal M. von Stein
C.T. Corbett
Richard A. Bollinger
Ralph Earle
George Coulter and B. Edgar Johnson meet together.
Paul Harvey Dedicates Youth Center (See story page 15.) Forty-third General Board Session Convenes Next Week. (See story page 12.)

02 “Till the Whole Was Leavened” by General Superintendent Coulter 03 The Highest Calling by Don Coonrod 04 Thy Glories by Tressa C. Hansen 05 “Jesus, Push!” by Raymond C. Kratzer 06 The Carrot and the Donkey by H. M. Von Stein 07 Somebody Special by C. T. Corbett 08 A Christian View Of Sex by Richard A. Bollinger 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 The Church at Work 18 Late News 18 News of the Religious World 19 Key Words by Ralph Earle 19 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - January 20, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Delmar Stalter
J. J. Steele
Joyce Leth
J. Paul Downey
Jerry Potter
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Morris Chalfant
V. H. Lewis
Carolyn Lunn
Frances B. Erickson
Leon Jennings
Marlene Swaim
David L. Fletcher
Enola Chamberlain
Kenneth L. Dodge
A green-tinted overhead photo of the Tower Bridge, the Thames River and the city of London. Inset: a small white chapel.
"Lord, Bless Our Little Church" See Page 6/ London, England: The Thames River and Tower Bridge British Isles South District Church of the Nazarene

02 Modern Monasticism by General Superintendent Coulter

03 When Failure Comes by Delmar Stalter

04 Needed: A Name by J. J. Steele

04 Song for Strings by Joyce Leth

05 The Motive for Evangelism by J. Paul Downey

06 “Lord, Bless our Little Church” by Jerry Potter

06 To a New Young Christian by Alice Hansche Mortenson

07 We Must Go Back by Morris Chalfant

08 Nazarene Theological Seminary by V. H. Lewis

09 What About Our Church? By Carolyn Lunn

09 Thank God There’s a Heaven by Frances B. Erickson

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Herald of Holiness - January 27, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Clayton Bonar
C.T. Corbett
Charles M. Elam
Doyle E. Ellis
George Coulter
Jean Leathers Phillips
Sheet music for the hymn Oh, Worship the King. Inset: faces of many young people.
Youth Week: January 31 to February 7, 1965/ Hymn of the Month February, 1965

02 “Seeketh Not her Own” by General Superintendent Benner

03 The Signpost of Salvation by Clayton Bonar

04 This Younger Generation by C. T. Corbett

04 God Has a Plan by Charles M. Elam

05 Peace: What and Where? By Doyle E. Ellis

05 Nazarene Theological Seminary by George Coulter

06 Youth Week 09 God Reigns! By Jean Leathers Phillips

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

12 The Church at Work

14 Evangelists’ Slates

17 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

18 Late News

18 News of the Religious World

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