J. Grant, Jr. Swank

J. Grant Swank, Jr. is an author, artist, and pastor. He has served at Nazarene churches across North America and currently lives in Windham, Maine, with his wife Priscilla. He has three children, Crystal, Heidi, and Jay.

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - November 1, 1976

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Albert J. Lown
Lily S. Thomas
Marcia L. Mitchell
E. E. Wordsworth
Ovella Satre Shafer
C. Neil Strait
Al Truesdale
Thomas R. Couch
Theo Carter
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Shirley Pope Waite
Alex Deasley
James Dobson
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Aarlie J. Hull
Sara Chilton
A birch tree by a rock wall as the trees turn red and orange.

02 "I Will Heal Their Land" by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 The Grand Canyon by Albert J. Lown
04 Autumn Leaves by Lily S. Thomas
04 Teach Me Tenderness by Marcia L. Mitchell
05 Witnessing For Christ In The Home by E. E. Wordsworth
06 "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" by Ovella Satre Shafer
07 Where Do Hypochrites Bolong? by C. Neil Strait
08 Principles That Operate In The Spirit-Led Life by Al Truesdale
08 God's Music by Thomas R. Couch
09 One Church--One Body by Theo Carter

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - November 1, 1978

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Stan Pulliam
Nancy Wernicke
Shirley O. Fox
Steve Mounts
G. Weatherley
John A. Wright
Everette Lewis Cattell
Wil M. Spaite
J. Kenneth Grider
Neil Wiseman
Laura Mae Douglass
Wayman F. Davis
Alice Hardy
The steeple of a church against a blue sky, framed by a tree in autumn colors.

2 A HIGHWA Y IN THE DESERT by Charles H. Strickland
3 SIGNS OF BACKSLIDING by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
4 CHRIST’S CONFIDENT HUMILITY by Stan Pulliam
5 “THERE IS A FRIEND . . .” by Nancy Wernicke
6 JAY WAS AN INDIAN SUMMER by Shirley Osborne Fox
7 LEARNING TO LISTEN by Steve Mounts
8 WANTED: PEOPLE WITH STRONG CONVICTIONS by G. Weatherley
8 THE EYES OF THE HEART by John A. Wright
9 Book Briefs: THE SPIRIT OF HOLINESS by Everette Lewis Cattell; Reviewed by M. A. (Bud) Lunn
10 HEALING A PRIMITIVE PEOPLE by Wil M. Spaite

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1986

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
William Goodman
Morris Chalfant
Gwen Rodgers
Helen Temple
Harol D. Wright
Allen A. Bennett
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Stan Ingersol
Jerry McCant
Jerry D. Lambert
Frances Simpson
R. Guilford, Jr. Fitz
Majorie E. Jensen
Carolyn Merrifield Eliseuson
Two taper candles with a basket of produce and a communion tray with a cross on top in the background.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Harvest Now!, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 The Faces of Hunger, William Goodman
4 Letters
5 The 10-Shilling Word, Morris Chalfant
5 Giving Thanks (a Poem), Gwen Rodgers
6 Thanksgiving Offering – The Heartbeat of the Church, Helen F. Temple
7 Happy Thanksgiving, Harol D. Wright
7 Doing Thanks (a Poem), Allen A. Bennett
8 Faith in the Fracture, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
9 Nazarene Roots: Ordained to Serve, Stan Ingersol
10 Such Hallowed Fellowship, Jerry W. McCant

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1987

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Raymond C. Kratzer
Oval L. Stone
L. Guy Nees
Jaime Kratz
Connie Unknown
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Stan Ingersol
Sam Lever
Artie Whitworth
Morris Chalfant
Geraldine Nicholas
C. Dale German
Aleta Harris
Lois Blanchard Eades
Jesse L. Buchanan
A Bible opened to Psalms with two orange taper candles with a bouquet of mums and gourds.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Lest We Forget, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 The Eternal Adequacy, Raymond C. Kratzer
4 Letters
5 Searching For Your Heart, Oval L. Stone
6 Compassion at the Local Level, L. Guy Nees
7 “Because You Gave…”, Jaime Kratz, Sr.
7 Entering into His Gates (a Poem), Connie
8 Freedom in the Fire, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
9 Nazarene Roots: Appointed to Lead: The First District Superintendents, Stan Ingersol
10 A Missionary Looks at Matthew 5:5, Sam Lever

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - October 10, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Paul M. Miller
Milo L. Arnold
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
James D. Hamilton
Gerard Reed
Gordon L. Hanna
C. William Fisher
Talmage Haggard
Alex Deasley
Aarlie J. Hull
Sylvan F. Starks
Edward S. Mann
Vol. 62, No. 21
50th Anniversary NYPS; International Institute June 18-30, 1974 Fiesch, Switzerland

02 For Jesus' Sake by General Superintendent Stowe

03 A Backward And Forward Look by Paul Miller

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1980

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Marvin R. Zahniser
Ruth A. Cameron
Luther S. Watson
Cecil Van Hoose
Randall E. Davey
R. Franklin Cook
Aleta Harris
Mabel P. Adamson
Elmer Schmelzenbach
Leslie Parrott
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Michael B. Ross
Morris Chalfant
John B. Bryan
Margie Erbe
Kenneth Vogt
Helen Stroud
A fall scene of water, trees turning from green to red, orange, and yellow, and a mountain rising in the background.
"O Lord my God... thou art clothed with honour and majesty." (Psalm 104: 1) Photo ID: Mount Chocorua, Chocorua, New Hampshire

2 IMPORTANT WORDS by V. H. Lewis
3 WHERE IS THE CROSS? by Marvin R. Zahniser
4 EIN’ FESTE BURG: “A MIGHTY FORTRESS” by Ruth A. Cameron
6 PASTORS CRY TOO! by Luther S. Watson
7 THE STILL SMALL VOICE by Cecil Van Hoose
8 MISSIONARY TO TOLEDO by Randall E. Davey
9 CAN ANY GOOD THING COME OUT OF BUFFALO? by R. Franklin Cook
10 GOD’S FAVORITE WORD . . . COME! by Aleta Harris
11 WHO CARES? by Mabel P. Adamson
11 Book Brief: SONS OF AFRICA by Elmer Schmelzenbach to Leslie Parrott
12 THE BIBLE AND ABORTION by J. Grant Swank, Jr.

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1985

William E. McCumber
John A. Knight
John W. May
Bill M. Sullivan
Gordon Chilvers
Linda K. Mowery
Ann E. Gaines
Steve Cooley
M. H. Rozzell
Bennett Dudney
Herbert McGonigle
Geraldine Nicholas
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Verla A. Mooth
James D. Hamilton
Ernie Gray
The skyline of Chicago in the 1980s with Lake Michigan with many sailboats anchored.
Chicago Skyline; Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry/ Thrust to the Cities, Chicago '86

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Thanksgiving Tradition, General Superintendent: John A. Knight
3 Hazards to Holy Living, John W. May
4 Letters
5 Chicago, O Chicago, Bill M. Sullivan
6 His Prayer Is Always Effective, Gordon Chilvers
7 He Is Here! (a Poem), Linda Kay Mowery
8 Shocked At 62, Ann E. Gaines
9 Nazarene Roots: The Call of Susan Fitkin, Steve Cooley
10 How Soon Will Christ Return?, M. H. Rozzell
11 “Because You Gave…”, Publications International
12 Ablaze For God – “Good Mr. Grimshaw”, Herbert McGonigle

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1986

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Donna L. Mengel
Kenneth Vogt
William J. Prince
E. Ruth Glover
Sandy Sisler
Barbara J. Jones
William D. Reid
Randy Beckum
Stan Ingersol
Dave Hoddy
Viola Jacobson Berg
Carl B. Haddix
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Mack Armstrong
An old man sits on a stone bench reading a book by a light post under vibrant orange-leaved trees.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Hallowed Fellowship, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 An Election Day Promise, Donna L. Mengel
4 Letters
5 God Is Making a Purpose, Kenneth Vogt
6 Giving For World Evangelism, William J. Prince
6 The Woman at the Well (a Poem), E. Ruth Glover
7 “Because You Give…”, Sandy Sisler
8 The God of Abraham and Sarah, Barbara Jones
9 A Needy Boy, a Caring Church, William D. Reid
10 An Inheritance in This Land, Randy Beckum
11 Nazarene Roots: Thoughts on the European War, 1914, Stan Ingersol

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - September 1, 1988

William E. McCumber
B. Edgar Johnson
R. Guilford, Jr. Fitz
J. Melton Thomas
J. Ray Shadowens
John W. May
Barth Smith
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Angela McKee
Lillian George Barrows
Jayne Schooler
Alice Crane Behr
Jerald Johnson
Dorothy Tarrant
William Goodman
Lonnie B. Friend
Three hands touching a globe.
Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 God’s Managers, B. Edgar Johnson
5 The Destiny Syndrome, R. Guilford Fitz, Jr.
6 Holiness, The Adorning Grace, J. Melton Thomas
7 God’s Heart Surgery, J. Ray Shadowens
10 Up-Front Holiness Evangelism, John W. May
11 The Strength That Silence Brings, Barth Smith
12 Talking About Aids At Home, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
14 Shadowing Wings, Angela K. McKee
15 A Motorcycle Miracle, Lillian George Barrows
16 An Adoptee’s Birth Search, Jayne Schooler

POEMS
17 Almost Persuaded…, Alice Crane Behr

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - September 10, 1975

John A. Knight
Orville Jenkins
David W. Augsburger
Wayne E. Duncan
Ross Hayslip
C. Neil Strait
Howard H. (Howard Harley) Hamlin
George Smith
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Charlotte M. Patterson
Alexander B. Patterson
C. William Fisher
A hand holding bread and win, a church, a vignette of a lamp, globe and diploma, sun through a church window, a camp meeting.
Good News for Troubled Times Photos provided by Camerique, Vernon Scharer, Fred Sieb, and Crandall Vail

02 Fulfilled Living by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
04 Good News for Troubled Times by John A. Knight
05 What's Good in Your Good News? by David Augsburger
06 Without God by Wayne E. Duncan
07 The Rarest of Books by Ross W. Hayslip
08 Satisfaction Not Guaranteed by C. Neil Strait
09 God's Blast Lamp by Howard H. Hamlin, M.D.
11 The Whole Gospel for the Whole World by the Editorial Staff
15 Religion: Is It Good or Bad? by George L. Smith
16 How Can I Be Saved? by J. Grant Swank, Jr.

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - September 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Arnold E. Airhart
T. Crichton Mitchell
Annie Lee Griffin
Dan Croy
Susan Brown
Marianne Stevens
Alyce M. Figg
James Dobson
Sam Stearman
Robert W. Stringfield
Carlton Hansen
Lyle P. Flinner
Betty Martin
Arnold Fogle
Elma Brooks Compfort
Louis J. Medaris
Robert L. Smith
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Ward Hall
A lighthouse silhouetted against a golden sunset.
Nazarene Bible College Offering/October 7

2 NAZARENE BIBLE COLLEGE—THE UNCOMMON COLLEGE by Charles H. Strickland
3 WHAT A DIFFERENCE WORSHIP MAKES by A. E. Airhart
4 “AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND” by T. Crichton Mitchell
5 BESIDE A GENTLE STREAM by Annie Lee Griffin
6 DOES JESUS CARE? by Dan Croy
7 FAITH TESTED AND TRIUMPHANT by Susan Brown
8 THE TROUBLE CHEST by Marianne Stevens
9 I SAW A MIRACLE, AND IT GOES ON by Alyce M. Figg
10 THE SCOURGE OF SIBLING RIVALRY by James Dobson
11 Book Brief: SUNRISE DEVOTIONS by Sam Stearman; Reviewed by Robert W. Stringfield

English
Type: 
Complete magazine

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