James Dobson

James Dobson is a writer, psychologist, and prominent figure in evangelical Christianity in the United States. He founded Focus on the Family and Family Talk. He was raised in the Church of the Nazarene. He is married to Shirley and father to Danae and Ryan.

Information compiled from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Dobson

Works by this author

Language: English

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 - August 1, 1976

John A. Knight
V. H. Lewis
Howard D. Hopkins
David J. Tarrant
Ruby Erickson
Hugh Rae
Joyce Henning
T. W. Schofield
Norman R. Oke
Paul R. Martin
Alice Hansche Mortenson
James Dobson
Ross Hayslip
Carlton Hansen
Albert J. Lown
Theodore Esselstyn
Pauline E. Spray
Robert E. Maner
The Thames River with Big Ben lit up at night.
British Isles Issue

02 The Holy Scriptures by General Superintendent V. H. Lewis
03 With His Stripes We Are Healed by Howard D. Hopkins
04 Revival—British Isles Nazarenes Prepare for Its Coming! by David J. Tarrant
05 The Masterpiece by Ruby Erickson
06 British Isles Nazarene College—Linking Tradition to Tomorrow by Hugh Rae
06 Alone With God by Joyce Henning
07 British Nazarenes—Alive and Well in the Land of Wesley by Thomas W. Schofield
08 A Living Sacrifice by Norman R. Oke
08 The Fountain of Obedience by Paul Martin

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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
C. Dale German
John E. Henderson
Albert J. Lown
Donnatha Cecil Neely
Michael Neely
James Dobson
Carlton Hansen
Lyle P. Flinner
Betty Martin
Frances Simpson
Donald P. Brickley
Willis E. Snowbarger
Brian Cisco
G. Weatherley
Leone A. Hunter Browning
A white-steepled church on a bright sunny day.

2 I BELIEVE IN THE CHURCH! by William M. Greathouse
3 THE GOOD WARFARE by C. Dale German
4 IS IT TIME FOR A NAZARENE SOCIAL GOSPEL? by John E. Henderson
6 LODGER—AND LORD! by Albert J. Lown
8 WORKING OUT SALVATION by Donnatha Cecil Neely Postscript by Michael Neely
10 THE STRONG-WILLED ADOLESCENT by James Dobson
12 THREE BITS OF WISDOM by C. D. Hansen
13 DEVELOPING OUR FAITH by Lyle P. Flinner
14 IT SEEMS ONLY YESTERDAY by Betty Martin
14 PASS THE SALT, PLEASE by Frances Simpson

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Morris Chalfant
Jerry McCant
Al Truesdale
Mabel P. Adamson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Betty Martin
Diane Skinner
James Dobson
Harold I. Smith
Carlton Hansen
Lyle P. Flinner
Gordon Chilvers
Neil Hightower
J. Melton Thomas
Alpin P. Bowes
C.T. Corbett
Linda Kae Fields
A stained glass image of the nativity--Joseph stands with a donkey nearby, Mary sits behind the manger with Jesus.
"When the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son." Galatians 4:4

2 BETHLEHEM’S STAR—OUR HOPE STAR by Charles H. Strickland
3 HAVE WE LOST THE BABY JESUS? by Morris Chalfant
4 THE HUMANITY OF GOD by Jerry W. McCant
6 I HEARD REDEMPTION PERFORM by Al Truesdale
7 THE VITAL INGREDIENT by Mabel P. Adamson
7 THE GIFT SUPREME by Alice Hansche Mortenson
8 BACK TO THE MANGER by Betty Martin
9 THE NIGHT WE FOUND CHRISTMAS by Diane Skinner
10 THE ABORTION ISSUE: A MORAL DILEMMA by James Dobson
11 ANGEL TEARS by Harold Ivan Smith
12 CREATING A NEW SELF-IMAGE by C. D. Hansen

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Herald of Holiness - December 4, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Ralph Earle
Jean Leathers Phillips
Mary M. Wycoff
Anonymous
J. Fred Parker
C. Neil Strait
James Dobson
Lyle P. Flinner
William J. Prince
Elsie E. Buckmaster
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Robert W. Mann
C. William Fisher
Irene Unruh
Milo L. Arnold
Aarlie J. Hull
Alan R. Dicer
A stack of books with the Bible on top.
Books & Bible Issue The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; but the word of our God shall stand for ever. Isaiah 40:8

02 "...How Readest Thou?" by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 Good-Bye to the Greek! by Ralph Earle
04 Rain by Jean L. Phillips
04 Your Companion by Mary M. Wycoff
05 Another Christmas Miracle by Anonymous
06 What's in a Book? by J. Fred Parker
07 Where Executive Privilege Ends by C. Neil Strait
08 Parents and the Child's Self-Image by James Dobson
09 We Have a Lot to Learn by Lyle P. Flinner
10 Making Love Real by Bill J. Prince
11 Baseball, Soap Opera, Lova, and Concern by Elsie E. Buckmaster

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 12, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Milo L. Arnold
Norma Hilliard
Joann C. Salisbury
Morris Chalfant
Danny L. DeWeese
Katherine Bevis
Raymond W. Hurn
Ted L. Robinson
Albert J. Lown
James Dobson
Donald W. Hall
C. William Fisher
Aarlie J. Hull
Board of General Superintendents
W. D. Huffman
Ruby Franklin
A night skylines with two insets of people holding hands.
Brotherhood Sunday February 16 Home Missions Sunday February 23

02 World Brotherhood by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 What Do You See When You Look? by Milo L. Arnold
04 My Retreat by Norma Hilliard
04 Help Me Grow by Joann C. Salisbury
05 God Is Still Able by Morris Chalfant
06 Holiness in the Present Tense by Dan L. DeWeese
07 Making the Conditions Right by Katherine Bevis
08 No Moratorium on Home Missions! by R.W. Hurn
10 Fruit Inspection by Ted L. Robinson
11 An Also Faith by Albert J. Lown
12 TV - Impact and Influence by James Dobson

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Herald of Holiness - February 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Edward Lawlor
William Goodman
Peggy Sue Fogg
Eleanor W. Cunningham
Mary Brawner
Frank G. Carver
Frances Simpson
James Dobson
Leonard C. Johnson
Harold William Reed
Paul Bassett
Neil Wiseman
Dennis W. Foor
Merril S. William
Laura Forinash
Pauline E. Spray
Barbara C. Huse
A collage: children in church, a smiling woman, a cross, people painting on scaffold, a church front, a family at church.
The Year of the New Church

02 Lord, Teach us to Pray by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 Where Have All the Missionaries Gone? By William Goodman
03 The Master’s Plan by Peggy Sue Fogg
04 The Benefits of Brokenness by Eleanor W. Cunningham
05 Our Years by Mary Brawner
06 The Holy Spirit and Prayer by Frank G. Carver
07 Spiritual Therapy by Frances Simpson
08 Focus on the Family by James C. Dobson
09 "Whatever He Says to You, Do It" by Leonard C. Johnson
10 This I Believe by Harold W. Reed

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Milo L. Arnold
Irene Johnson
Norma Hilliard
John W. May
Albert J. Lown
Mary Clothier
James Dobson
Donald R. Peterman
Clare St. John
Richard Parrott
Donald W. Hall
Forest T. Benner
Gene Van Note
Eleanor W. Cunningham
Aarlie J. Hull
Arthur J. Stott
A red berry bush in a snowy scene with a red barn in the background.
Youth Week January 26-February 2

02 The Case for Modesty and Christian Simplicity by General Superintendent V.H. Lewis
03 Attics and Rummage Sales by Milo L. Arnold
04 In My Old Praying Chair by Irene M. Johnson
04 Joy Unspeakable by Norma Hilliard
05 Forty-Eleven Devils by John W. May
06 Problems in the World-Peace in Me by Albert J. Lown
07 Exercises to Keep You in Shape by Mary Clothier
08 Setting Your Child Free by James Dobson
10 A Word About Wine by D.R. Peterman
11 Fly High by Clare St. John
12 Faith and Feeling by Richard Parrott

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Charles Strickland
David William Smith
Don J. Gibson
David J. Jones
Lily S. Thomas
Vernon L. Wilcox
Adrian Jones
Harold William Reed
Dwight E. Neuenschwander
Charles Crow
William E. McCumber
James Dobson
Ted Martin
Terry Curtis
Verla Oke Lambert
Mendell Taylor
John M. Gardner
Pauline E. Spray
Paul E. Simpson
A stream running through a snowy wood with mountains in the distant background.

02 Nazarene Youth—A Vibrant New Force by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 A Double Portion by David William Smith
04 The Going of the Gospel by Don J. Gibson
05 "Not by Might..." by David J. Jones
05 God Writes the Music by Lily S. Thomas
06 Satan’s Works—And the Lord’s by Vernon L. Wilcox
07 The Ministry of Personal Witness by Adrian Jones
08 This I Believe by Harold W. Reed
09 The Successful Search by Dwight E. Neuenschwander
10 Church Growth Evangelism by Charles Crow

English
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Herald of Holiness - July 1, 1976

John A. Knight
George Coulter
S. F. Hicke
Ovella Satre Shafer
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Neil Hightower
Charles M. Scott
James Dobson
Clare St. John
Harold William Reed
Geraldine Nicholas
Donald R. Peterman
Harold Jantz
Paul R. Martin
Ivan Beals
Pauline E. Spray
George Eplin
Flags of the world.

02 ANNIVERSARIES EXAMINE US by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 LIVING WITNESS OR A STONE MEMORIAL S. F. Hicke
04 "HIS TRUTH" AND HER TRUTHS GO "MARCHING ON" By Ovella Satre Shafer
05 PRIVILEGED by Alice Hansche Mortenson
06 THE HUNGER FOR HOLINESS by Neil Hightower
07 TRUE LIBERTY by Charles M. Scott
08 EMPTY CASTLES by James C. Dobson
09 THE SECRET OF SERENITY by Clare St. John
10 THIS I BELIEVE by Harold W. Reed
11 ASHAMED OF CHRIST? by Geraldine Nicholas

English
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Herald of Holiness - July 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Albert J. Lown
John H. Shank
Geri Hess Mitsch
Robert B. White
Jean Hogan Dudley
James Dobson
Betty Martin
Carlton Hansen
Byron H. Maybury
Lyle P. Flinner
Dean Wessels
M. Kent Anderson
Marion K Rich
J. C. Collins
Bernice E. Belden
Pink flowers blooming in a desert.

2 IF YE ABIDE by George Coulter
3 WET OR FINE by Albert J. Lown
4 JOHN AND JUDAS: A STUDY IN CONTRASTS by John H. Shank
6 “I’M ONLY 101” by Geri Hess Mitsch
7 TIME WAS WHEN
8 ABORTIONS AS I SAW THEM by Robert B. White, M.D.
9 CONTENTMENT by Jean Hogan Dudley
10 THE MOST COMMON MISTAKE IN PARENTHOOD by James Dobson
12 IMPRESSED VALUES by Betty Martin
13 THE UNKNOWN CHRISTIAN by C. D. Hansen
13 ASSURANCE by Byron H. Maybury
14 DEALING WITH ANXIETY by Lyle P. Flinner
14 DO YOU RESPECT YOUR PASTOR? by Dean Wessels

English
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Herald of Holiness - June 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Morris Chalfant
Mary E. Latham
Robert E. Maner
Jacqueline Giles
Betty Martin
James Dobson
Audre Pitts
Kay Hermon
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Dorothy Pickett
Dallas Baggett
Carlton Hansen
Lyle P. Flinner
R. William Nelson
Charles Hastings Smith
Don J. Gibson
Terry Curtis
A father holding his son on his shoulders while the mom looks at them.
Sunday, June 17, Father's Day

2 FATHER DESERVES A DAY by Charles H. Strickland
3 DON’T DESTROY YOUR SON by Morris Chalfant
4 DAD BELIEVED by Mary E. Latham
6 WHAT IS TELEVISION DOING TO US? by Robert E. Maner
8 MY GRANDFATHER’S KNEE by Jacqueline Giles
9 NOT DRUDGERY—JOY by Betty Martin
10 LATE TODDLERHOOD by James Dobson
11 Book Briefs: LET MY LIFE SING by Audre Pitts; Reviewed by Kay Herman
12 “THIS TOO WILL PASS!” by Alice Hansche Mortenson
12 FROM PAIN TO PARDON TO PEACE by Dorothy Pickett
13 PORTRAIT OF OUR FATHER by Dallas Baggett

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 12, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
C. Neil Strait
Edward Lawlor
Mae Bahan
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Stephen J. Rieder
Mary E. Latham
Bill Nielson
C. William Fisher
Donald W. Hall
D. Bruce Lockerbie
Milo L. Arnold
James Dobson
Albert J. Lown
Ross Hayslip
Robert L. Sawyer
Aarlie J. Hull
Lora Lee Dunkin
A sunset montage in red and black, black and white, and sky blue.
The King is Coming, a poem by C. Neil Strait

01 The King is Coming by C. Neil Strait
02 Rejoice - "The Lord is At Hand" by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 You Can't Tell Me There Isn't a God by Mae Bahan
04 For the Little While I'm Here by Alice Hansche Mortenson
04 Gemstones By Stephen J. Rieder
05 I'm Glad You Told Me by Mary E. Latham
06 Lessons from Cana by Bill Nielson
08 Day of Decision by C. William Fisher
09 Principles of Identity and Integration by Don W. Hall
10 Sometimes You Can See Better by D. Bruce Lockerbie

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Charles Strickland
William E. McCumber
Raymond C. McAhren
Jerry Hull
Harold I. Smith
Neil Wiseman
Harold F. Bell
Mary E. Latham
James Dobson
Richard S. Barnett
Harold William Reed
Nancy Wahonick
David F. Nixon
C. Neil Strait
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Pauline E. Spray
Ernest E. Grosse
Red tulips in full bloom.

02 Five Million for World Missions at Easter by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 My Most Needed Prayer by W. E. McCumber
04 St. Patrick’s Vision by Raymond McAhren
05 Self-Acceptance or Self-Pride? By Jerry D. Hull
06 Reaching Out When We Cannot Speak Out by Harold Ivan Smith
07 To The city with Love by Neil Wiseman
08 The Miracle Building by Harold F. Bell
09 Love colors It Beautiful by Mary E. Latham
10 Focus on the Family by James C. Dobson
11 Small Dangers by Richard S. Barnett

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Fletcher Galloway
Rose Braatz
Dallas D. Mucci
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Nancy Clark
James Dobson
George Herbert Cummings
Carlton Hansen
Betty Martin
Hal M. von Stein
Lyle P. Flinner
Lawrence E. Humrich
Homer J. Adams
William Goodman
Lola M. Williams
Annie Stevens
Esta Fox
A park with a bed of red tulips.

2 LOVING AND GIVING by Orville W. Jenkins
3 TUNING TIME IS IMPORTANT by Fletcher Galloway
4 JESUS’ LAST MIRACLE by Rose E. Braatz
6 WELL DONE, JEFFREY by Dallas D. Mucci
7 Book Briefs: I NEEDED THE QUIET by Alice Hansche Mortenson; Reviewed by Nancy Clark
8 TO SPANK OR NOT TO SPANK by James C. Dobson
9 THE GENTLE LIFE by George Herbert Cummings
10 KNEELING IN TRIUMPH by C. D. Hansen
11 PLEASE PASS THE DESSERT by Betty Martin
12 THE THIRD DIMENSION by Hal M. von Stein

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Edward Lawlor
Harold DeMott
Board of General Superintendents
B. Edgar Johnson
Victor Peters
Ross E Price
Claude D. Wilson
Harold William Reed
C. Neil Strait
C. Neil Strait
Paul R. Martin
James Dobson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Richard Smith
Lawrence W. Durkee
Mary E. Latham
Alice Rutter
S. F. Hicke
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry N. Sparks
An oil painting with a collage of buildings and men from Nazarene history.
Heritage Nazarene; oil painting by Victor Peters (wraps around to back cover) See pg. 5 for full description

02 Complacency by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 The Hidden Beatitude by Harold DeMott
04 General Assemble Prayer Proclamation by the Board of General Superintendents
05 A Pictorial History by B. Edgar Johnson
06 How Should One Testify to the Experience of Heart Purity? By Ross E. Price
07 1976 Belongs to Us! By Claude D. Wilson
08 I Believe in Vision by Harold W. Reed
09 The Case Against Social Drinking by C. Neil Strait
09 "My People Have Forgotten" by Paul Martin
10 Television at Its Worst by James C. Dobson

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Rick L. Needham
Milo L. Arnold
Thelma M. Ward
Charles Hastings Smith
James Dobson
Mary A. Bell
Carlton Hansen
Lyle P. Flinner
Glenn D. Brennan
J. Melton Thomas
Betty Martin
Wayne Gracey
Lee McCleery
Jane Brewington
William Goodman
Willard H. Taylor
Catherine Lawton
Neil Wiseman
Dudley B. Anderson
A red flower.
"The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever" (Isaiah 40:8, NASB).

2 AGAINST EVIL ENTERTAINMENT by V. H. Lewis
3 A FRIGHTENED, LONELY FISH by Rick L. Needham
4 THAT NONDESTRUCTIVE FIRE by Milo L. Arnold
6 FEAR OR FAITH—WHICH? by Thelma M. Ward
7 THE SEEDS OF SPRING by Charles Hastings Smith
8 EARLY TODDLERHOOD by James Dobson
9 NEW LIFE by Mary A. Bell
10 THE GAME’S NOT OVER by C. D. Hansen
11 REALLY BEING AWAKE by Lyle P. Flinner
12 LOVE IS NOT GOD by Glenn D. Brennan
12 STRANGE FIERY TRIAL by J. Melton Thomas
13 HELP FOR THE DAILY DRAIN by Betty Martin

English
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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

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Herald of Holiness - November 1, 1989

Wesley Tracy
James D. Hamilton
D. Moody Gunter
Mark Graham
Richard S. Taylor
Dorothy E. Hamilton
Blaine Robison
James Dobson
Ronald J. Scott
Ray Hendrix
Dorothy Tarrant
Morris A. Weigelt
Reuben Welch
Don Owens
E. Dee Freeborn
William E. McCumber
Rebecca Laird
Mark Graham
A man in a suit holding a globe.
How to Ruin Your Family Reunion/ How Important is Self-Esteem?/ James Dobson: Self-Esteem & Your Child/ Raising Self-Esteem in the Church

FEATURE ARTICLES
4 How to Ruin a Family Reunion, James D. Hamilton
9 Restore the Joy of Giving, Moody Gunter
12 Mr. Work and Witness, Mark Graham
19 How Important Is Self-esteem?, Richard S. Taylor
21 The Christian and Self-esteem, Dorothy E. Hamilton
22 Love Yourself, Blaine Robison
24 James Dobson on Building Self-esteem in Your Child
28 Raising Self-esteem in the Church, Ronald J. Scott
46 Like It or Not- You Hold the Key, Ray Hendrix

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