John M. Drescher

John M. Drescher was an author and pastor in the Mennonite community in Pennsylvania. He was married to Betty and father to Ron, Sandy, Rose, Joe, and David.

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Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 24, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
John M. Kelly
John M. Drescher
Berniece Roer Neal
Bob Quanstrom
Earl D. Hyatt
Paul G. Cunningham
Hans Mehltretter
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A budding twig.

02 Words and Meditations By General Superintendent Coulter
03 Vignette of a Father By John M. Kelly
05 A Second Look at Fasting By John M. Drescher
07 Breaking Bread to Break the Ice By Berniece Roer Neal
08 A Cry for a Creed By By Robert Quanstrom
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 The Lord's Prayer By Earl D. Hyatt
12 What Class Are You Traveling? By Paul G. Cunningham, Jr.
13 A European Looks at the Christian Faith Today By Hans Mehltretter
14 On Being a Whole Person: Through Eyes of Faith By John S. Noftle

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 14, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
B. Edgar Johnson
John M. Drescher
Charles L. Childers
Nancy J. Kelly
Doris Schumann
C. Neil Strait
Terence L. Day
A cyan-tinted photo of a Christmas tree and snow at night.
In the Asphalt Jungle (See page 6.) Santa or Savior (See page 3.)

02 Steward of God’s Grace by General Superintendent Young

03 Santa or Savior by B. Edgar Johnson

04 Those War Toys by John M. Drescher

05 Holiness: A Dream Come True by Charles L. Childers

06 A Christian Influence in the Asphalt Jungle by Nancy J. Kelly

08 Christmas Means Christ by Doris Schumann

09 Where Does God Fit In? by C. Neil Strait

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

11 Pro & Con: Letters to the Editor

12 News of Revivals

12 Vital Statistics

14 News of the Religious World

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 24, 1969

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Michael Hutchens
Alice Hansche Mortenson
June K. Caldwell
Milo L. Arnold
Willis E. Snowbarger
John M. Drescher
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Hilma Phillips Bouck
Jean Hogan Dudley
William E. McCumber
Louis Schaap
An open Bible with glasses laying on top.
For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us. —I JOHN 1:2

02 He Came Too Soon By General Superintendent Jenkins

03 “A Peaceful Christmas This Year?” By Michael Hutchens

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 25, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Robert L. Lunsford
Lyle Prescott
B. F. Haynes
Morris Chalfant
Ovella Satre Shafer
A. Eugene Hudgens
John M. Drescher
Jean Leathers Phillips
Amos R. Wells
Albert J. Lown
A vignette of handwritten sheet music, a lit candle, a quill and ink pot, and a tuning fork.
"Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare...Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth." Isaiah 42:9-10

02 There's Something About a Baby By General Superintendent Stowe
03 Bethlehem's Paradox By R. L. Lunsford
04 Purpose By Lyle Prescott
04 50 Years Ago... In the Herald of Holiness The Real Meaning of By B.F. Haynes
05 The Noise of Christmas By Morris Chalfant
06 Let's Celebrate Christ's Birthday By Ovella Satre Shafer
07 Dawn of the Son By A. Eugene Hudgens
08 A Threefold Perspective By John M. Drescher
08 Holy Night By Jean Leathers Phillips
09 The Inn That Missed Its Chance By Amos R. Wells

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - February 14, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
John M. Drescher
J. T. Butler
B. F. Haynes
Everett S. Phillips
F. Franklyn Wise
Betty Wretling
A. Percy Rainey
Lora Donoho
John S., Jr., Noftle
Elden Rawlings
Albert J. Lown
Silhouetted birds on a pier. The sun shines off the water.

02 Basic Christianity By General Superintendent Young

03 Requirements for Renewal By John M. Drescher

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - February 15, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
H. Harvey Hendershot
B. F. Haynes
J. W. (John Wesley) Goodwin
Jacqueline Ahlstrand
John W. May
John M. Drescher
Thomas G. Nees
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
Gloria Willingham
Paul T. Culbertson
Walter C. Wilcox
A. Elwood Sanner
A wave crashing.
Shirt-Sleeve Saints (See page 3.)

02 Creeping Materialism By General Superintendent Williamson
03 Shirt-sleeve Saints By H. Harvey Hendershot
04 50 Years Ago: No Mistakes By B. F. Haynes
04 50 Years Age: On Evangelists By J. W. Goodwin
05 The Whole Tithe By Jacqueline Ahlstrand
06 No Tomorrow By John W. May
07 Relevant and Redemptive By John M. Drescher
08 More than Mercy By Tom Nees
09 Song For the Road By Kathryn Blackburn Peck
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
11 My Garden of Words By Tressa C. Hansen
12 A Story-Note from Gloria

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - January 2, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Katherine Bevis
John R. P. Barker
John M. Drescher
C. Neil Strait
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Clare St. John
Hal M. von Stein
Lyle P. Flinner
C. William Fisher
Jean Leathers Phillips
Carlos H. Sparks
Dan Spross
Ivan Beals
Aarlie J. Hull
A trumpet brilliant before an image of a clockface.

02 "And When They Had Prayed..." by General Superintendent Eugene L. Stowe
03 Are We "Jus' Helpin'" God? by Katherine Bevis
04 God, Our Refuge by John R.P. Barker
04 How Like God! by John M. Drescher
05 An Exam in Logic by C. Neil Strait
06 Trials and Triumph by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
07 Traveling On by Clare St. John
08 Wisdom of the Wild by Hal M. von Stein
09 Off to a Good Start by Lyle P. Flinner
10 What to Look for in '74 by C. William Fisher

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - July 1, 1980

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Keith Bell
Sharon Moore
Frances B. Erickson
Hugh H. Gorman
Amy Macumber
Larry Lawson
John M. Drescher
David Losey
Margaret Clarkson
Richard S. Taylor
Arthur A. Moore
Ross Hayslip
Valkyrie Murphy
Neil Wiseman
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Alice J. Kinder
Board of General Superintendents
Joe Chastain
A lighthouse with a white flowering tree in the foreground.
For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it" (Proverbs 2:21 NIV).

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Captives or Captains, General Superintendent: Orville W. Jenkins
3 A Father's Great Moment, Keith Bell
4 "Jesus Kind of Love", Sharon Moore
5 God Is Not Dead, Frances B. Erickson
6 Really Loving Is Really Living, Hugh Gorman
7 Simply Trusting, Amy Macumber
8 New Life Out of Near Death, Larry Lawson
9 Changing Labels, John M. Drescher
10 Discipleship: Overcoming Prejudice, David Losey
11 Alchemy, Margaret Clarkson
12 Culture - A Neglected Dimension of the Christian Life, Richard S. Taylor

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - July 12, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
John M. Drescher
Richard E. Howard
Randal Earl Denny
Fred MacMillan
Mary H. Augsbury
A. Eugene Hudgens
Jack M. Scharn
Gloria Willingham
Neil B. Wiseman
A. Elwood Sanner
Two young children having a tea party.

02 Can You Take a Dare? By General Superintendent Young

03 Like Parents--Like Children By John M. Dresche

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - July 15, 1976

John A. Knight
George Coulter
Thomas W. Thomas
Charles Crow
Alice Hansche Mortenson
A. Brent Cobb
Florence Wedge
Gene Fuller
Richard S. Barnett
Alex Deasley
John M. Drescher
Dwayne W. Hildie
Nelson G. Mink
Paul B. Whittemore
C. Neil Strait
Everett S. Phillips
Mrs. Everett S. Phillips
Thomas R. Couch
Aarlie J. Hull
Don Alexander
Mount Rushmore: the faces of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln carved in stone.
Photo ID: Mount Rushmore

02 God’s Dwelling Place by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Happiness Secrets by Thomas Thomas
04 The Ministry of Encouragement by Charles Crow
05 "Time is Fleeting; Let’s Redeem It!" by Alice Hansche Mortenson
06 It Took A Miracle by A Brent Cobb
07 Beware the Grapevine! By Florence Wedge
08 Understanding Ourselves Spiritually by Gene Fuller
09 Preventive Maintenance by Richard S. Barnett
10 The Insufficiency of Faith by A. R. G. Deasley
11 Spiritual Hang-Ups by John M. Drescher

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - June 6, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Lana Krofft Young
Chuck Millhuff
Donna Litherland
Esme James
John C. Oster
J. Kenneth Grider
John M. Drescher
James D. Hamilton
Morris Chalfant
John W. May
C. William Fisher
Margaret I. Albreight
Aarlie J. Hull
Craig M. Short
A fisheye view of sky scrapers.
Home Missions Issue

02 The Floodgates Are Open by General Superintendent Jenkins

03 Three Keys--Love, Care, Prayer by Lana Krofft

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - March 8, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Amy Carmichael
Hugh C. Benner
Richard Bond
John M. Drescher
Earl C. Wolf
James D. Hamilton
Albert J. Lown
Katherine Bevis
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
A. W. Williams
Kenneth L. Dodge
Jack M. Scharn
A. Elwood Sanner
A poem: Prayer by Amy Carmichael

01 Prayer By Amy Carmichael

02 I Will Not Hurry By General Superintendent Benner

English
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Complete magazine

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

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - September 28, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
P. A. Robinson
Katherine Bevis
Helen Dueck
John M. Drescher
Mrs. David V. Warren
A. A. E. Berg
Jack M. Scharn
Floyd W. Hawkins
Ripe fruit ready for harvest. The whole picture is tinted pink.
Viewpoint Creates the Outlook (See page 5.) Flight to Freedom (See page 6.)

02 The Great Debate by General Superintendent Young

03 Peace That Jesus Gives by P. A. Robinson

05 Viewpoint Creates the Outlook by Katherine Bevis

06 Flight to Freedom by Helen Dueck

07 Believe Your Beliefs by John M. Drescher

08 Two Magic Words by Mrs. David V. Warren

09 The Christ-like Disposition by A. A. E. Berg

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

11 Meditation on Peace by Jack M. Scharn

12 News of Religion

14 Evangelists’ Slates

15 Hymn of the Month by Floyd W. Hawkins

18 Late News

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - September 4, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Loy Williams
Milo L. Arnold
Charles Malik
John M. Drescher
C. William Fisher
Elden Rawlings
Leslie Parrott
Thane Minor
Mendell Taylor
Esther Baldwin York
A painting of a larger than life Jesus knocking at the United Nations building.

02 They Were Called Christians By V.H. Lewis
03 How Much Is a Home Really Worth? By Loy Williams
04 Pen Points: Life Has No Vacation By Milo L. Arnold
05 Christ And Crisis By Charles Malik
07 Putting Life Together By John M. Drescher
08 Gospel for an A-Go-Go Age By Bill Fisher
10 God Can Speak My Language By Elden Rawlings
13 Why Go To Church? By Leslie Parrott
14 Space Age Christians By Col. Thane Minor
16 The Story of the Church of the Nazarene By Mendell Taylor
18 Editorial By W.T. Purkiser

English
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Complete magazine