John S., Jr., Noftle

John S. Noftle, Jr. was a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene serving in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire. He also served as secretary for the New England District and on the Board of Ministerial Studies and Credentials. He was married to Mildred and father to Deborah, James, and Stephen.

 

Information gathered from "Rev. John S. Noftle Jr." (2011.) Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home. Retrieved from https://www.stone-ladeau.com/notices/RevJohnS-NoftleJr

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Herald of Holiness - April 10, 1968

V. H. Lewis
Honorato Reza
James V. Wilbanks
Ross Hayslip
J. Vernon McGee
Verla A. Mooth
C. Neil Strait
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A full color photo of an excavated tomb suggested to be the tomb where Christ was buried.

02 "He Arose" By General Superintendent Lewis
03 Profile of the Latin Church By H. T. Reza
06 Resurrection Dynamite By J. V. Wilbanks
07 Pen Points: Hooray for God By Ross Hayslip
08 The Offending Symbol By J. Vernon McGee
09 The Miracle of Memory By Verla A. Mooth
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 Easter Afterglow By Garth Hyde
13 He Had Warped Values By C. Neil Strait
14 Lord, when did we see YOU?
16 On Being a Whole Person: Are We Too "Busy" Today? By John S. Noftle
17 News of Religion

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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

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Herald of Holiness - August 21, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
C. Neil Strait
Milo L. Arnold
C. William Fisher
Grace Wilson
Hal M. von Stein
Ross Hayslip
John A. Wright
Jean Leathers Phillips
Walter R. Erbaugh
James F. Kay
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A girl sitting on a low rock wall gazing up into the trees and sky.

02 Famous Last Words By General Superintendent Stowe
03 Worship Can Help Us To Look Up By C. Neil Strait
04 It's Just a Habit By Milo Arnold
05 Radio Sermon of the Month: The Performance Gap By William Fisher
06 Her Prayer Was Answered By Grace Wilson
07 The New Dimension By Hal M. von Stein
08 The War on Poverty By Ross W. Hayslip
09 Pen Points: When I Became a Man By John A. Wright
09 Prayer By Jean L. Phillips
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
11 A Guiding Light By Walter R. Erbaugh

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Herald of Holiness - August 7, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Mary H. Augsbury
J. Wilmer Lambert
Morris Chalfant
Albert L. Gamble
Louis A. Bouck
Milo L. Arnold
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Charlene Yates
Lucile Lemon
John S., Jr., Noftle
Fred W. Parsons
A man in a pew looking at a bulletin.

02 The "Sinking Sand" By General Superintendent Lewis
03 On Narrowing the Generation Gap By Mary H. Augsbury
04 The Amazing Tree By J. Wilmer Lambert
05 Afraid to Turn It On By Morris Chalfant
06 Legalism Versus Love By Albert L. Gamble
07 Pen Points: Think! By Louis A Bouck
08 My Big Big World By Milo Arnold
10 Editorially Speaking By W T. Purkiser
12 "Be Wise in Your Behaviour" By Bud Lunn
13 Alabama Working Mother Gets "Equal Space" To Testify That a Woman May Be A Full-time Yet Working Mother By Mrs. Charlene Yates

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Herald of Holiness - February 28, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Lunia Paul Gresham
Jacqueline Ahlstrand
Milo L. Arnold
Jerry McCant
Robert Goslaw
Milton Harrington
William A. Tolbert
Iris Cathell
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A blue-tinted photo of snow-covered trees.

02 The Great Confrontation By General Superintendent Lewis
03 The Church’s Future-A Holiness Image By L. Paul Gresham
04 Begin with God By Jacqueline Ahlastrand
05 One Foot in the Cradle By Milo L. Arnold
06 What lt Means to Forgive By Jerry W. McCant
07 Pen Points: A Prayer God Could Not Answer By Robert Goslaw
08 Have You Heard the "Rumour"? By Milton Harrington
09 Times Like These By William A. Tolbert
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 Hidden Realities By Iris Cathell
12 Vital Statistics

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Herald of Holiness - July 17, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
C. William Fisher
Robert E. Maner
C. Neil Strait
Ralph Earle
Robert Hempel
Joseph Kanzlemar
Hal M. von Stein
Michael Scott Roorbach
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A landscape of people on a lake, riding horses and standing in a park that overlooks a Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada.

02 Four Brand-new Years! By General Superintendent Lewis
03 Try This on Your Vacation By William Fisher
05 Scaffoldings By R. E. Maner
06 The Church and Race Relations By C. Neil Strait
07 Easy Does It? By Ralph Earle
08 A Heart Like Thine By Robert D. Hempel
09 New for Each Day By Joseph Kanzlemar
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 The Mystery Call By Hal M. von Stein
13 Let Them Choose, but, By Michael Scott Roorbach
14 On Being a Whole Person: Defeated Life Is Unnecessary By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - July 24, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Ted E. Martin
Theodore W. Willingham
Frank H. Epp
Carlos H. Sparks
Chuck Millhuff
Chester D. Plummer
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
The kissing camels rock formation as seen through a split but still growing tree at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado.

02 Built-in Law By General Superintendent Young
03 A Ring of Truth By T. E. Martin
05 I Don’t Have to Be a Christian By T. W. Willingham
06 Human Rights and Christian Responsibility By Frank H. Epp
08 The Church By Carlos H. Sparks
09 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
10A 5,352 General Assembly Visitors Toured Their Publishing House
11 Cracking the Sinful Sector By Charles Millhuff
12 An Evangelist of Long Experience Takes a Look at Irreverence By Chester D. Plummer
13 Of People and Places

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Herald of Holiness - July 31, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Joseph H. Gilmore
George Coulter
Clyde W. Taylor
Katherine Bevis
James E. Adams
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
John S., Jr., Noftle
J. Wilmer Lambert
Albert J. Lown
The text of the hymn He Leadeth Me.

01 He Leadeth Me! By Joseph H. Gilmore
02 Victims of our Treasures By General Superintendent Coulter
03 The U. S. Image and World Missions By Clyde W. Taylor
06 Pepper Trash By Katherine Bevis
07 The Beginning of the “End Man” By James E. Adams
08 The Cross and the Towel By Russell Metcalfe
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: Patience, Understanding Needed By John S. Noftle
12 Fix It Now By J. Wilmer Lambert
13 Pro/Con: Letters to the Editor
13 Evangelists' Slates

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Herald of Holiness - June 19, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Wilbur H. Mullen
Vernon T. Groves
Nina Walter
Hal M. von Stein
C. William Fisher
Esther Uerkvitz
Daisy M. Polhamus
John S., Jr., Noftle
Norman B. Rohrer
Albert J. Lown
Downtown Kansas City at night. A big monument is center and in the back an office building has on lights that shape a cross.

02 Six Men Kneeling By General Superintendent Benner
03 Holiness the Need and the Challenge By Wilbur H. Mullen
04 What Is More Important? By Vernon T. Groves
05 Carry On By Nina Willis Walter
06 The Guns of God By H. M. von Stein
08 Unfinished Business By William Fisher
09 What Do We Tell Our Children? By Esther Uerkvitz
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
13 Meadowland By Miss Daisy M. Polhamus
14 On Being a Whole Person: Good Memories Are Important By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - June 29, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
J. J. Steele
Frank N. Watkin
Helen Frank
Earl C. Wolf
John S., Jr., Noftle
Floyd W. Hawkins
Boy scouts canoeing past a bluff down the Buffalo River in Arkansas.
Dust in the Heart (See page 7.)

02 The Seeing Eye by General Superintendent Young

03 Preoccupations of a “Great Society” by J. J. Steele

04 Not by Giving but by Emptying by Frank N. Watkin

05 Count Your Blessings by Helen Frank

07 Dust in the Heart by Earl C. Wolf

08 Thorns in the Flesh by John S. Noftle

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 The Book Corner Late News

15 Hymn of the Month by Floyd W. Hawkins

16 Evangelists’ Slates

18 Food Center Located At Nazarene School

18 Religion in the News

19 The Answer Corner

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Herald of Holiness - June 5, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
J. Ray Shadowens
G. Franklin Allee
Milo L. Arnold
Ross Hayslip
Hadley Hall
Fletcher Galloway
E. N. Galbraith
John S., Jr., Noftle
Dean A. Dalton
Albert J. Lown
Busts of American leaders as displayed in the Hall of Fame at New York University

02 Life on a New Level By General Superintendent Coulter
03 Christians in Contrast By J. Ray Shadowens
05 For My Own Sake By G. Franklin Allee
06 Their Beautiful Friendship in Marriage By Milo L. Arnold
07 Declaration of Dependence By Ross W. Hayslip
08 Mistake or Murder? By Hadley Hall
09 Lost on a Dead-End Street By Fletcher Galloway
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 God Let Me Alone for 30 Years By E. N. Galbraith
13 On Being a Whole Person: Temptation Leaves Two Choices By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - March 13, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Wilbur W. Brannon
E Keith Bottles
Arnold E. Airhart
John W. May
Esther Lunsford
C. Neil Strait
Ian Thomson
Charles Hastings Smith
John S., Jr., Noftle
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Albert J. Lown
A young child in a fleece suit running on the beach.

02 Peter's Protest By General Superintendent Coulter
03 The Christian Alternative to Religion By Wilbur W. Brannon
04 God Spoke To Me in The Balcony By E. Keith Bottles
05 Free in All, and Free for All By A. E. Airhart
06 A Firm Foundation By John W. May
07 Blessed Are They Which Hunger By Esther Lunsford
08 A Man-made Man Won't Work By C. Neil Strait
09 Christianity in Red China Today By Ian Thomson
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 "Bowl of Pottage... Glass of Wine" By Charles Hastings Smith

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Herald of Holiness - March 27, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Gordon Wetmore
Milo L. Arnold
Sylvan F. Starks
Morris Chalfant
David E. Sparks
Chester Pike
John G. Rupp
Lyle Prescott
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A quote from Henry Ward Beecher

02 A Living Sacrifice By General Superintendent Benner
03 Free to Be Yourself By Gordon Wetmore
04 Freedom By Milo L. Arnold
05 How Much More Than These By Sylvan F. Starks
06 Controlling the Boob Tube By Morris Chalfant
08 That Torn-up Feeling By David E. Sparks
09 I Always Get Even With My Enemies By Chester Pike
09 Truth that Shines By John G. Rupp
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 A Pianist's Prayer By Lyle Prescott
13 On Being a Whole Person: Peace Gained by Receiving It By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - May 22, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Robert E. Speer
Hardy C. Powers
Willis E. Snowbarger
Brian L. Farmer
Wesley D. Tracy
C. Neil Strait
Kenneth Vogt
M. Harold Daniels
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A quote from Robert E. Speer.

01 Quote from Robert E. Speer
02 Fling Away Ambitions By General Superintendent Powers
03 Can the Holiness Message Penetrate the University Campus? By Willis E. Snowbarger
05 A Plum in His Mouth By Brian L. Farmer
06 Must Self Die Too? By Wesley D. Tracy
07 Pen Points: I Quit By C. Neil Strait
08 This is the Church! By Kenneth Vogt
09 Where Did You Learn the Most? By M. Harold Daniels
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: The Search for Inner Peace By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - May 8, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Hugh C. Benner
Michael Daves
Ross Hayslip
Wanda Milner Winburn
Theda Jaggers
Pauline E. Spray
John S., Jr., Noftle
Elden Rawlings
Albert J. Lown
A poem: Heritage by Kathryn Blackburn Peck

01 Heritage By Kathryn Blackburn Peck
02 When Mothers Fail By General Superintendent Benner
03 Ten Commandments for Parents By Michael Daves
05 Holiness Is Friendship with God By Ross W. Hayslip
06 Are We Short-Changing Our Children? By Wanda Milner
08 Just Put Me Down as a Mother By Mrs. Theda Jaggers
09 "... of such is the Kingdom..." By Pauline E. Spray
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: Resentment Is Poisonous By John S. Noftle
12 Pro/Con: Letters to the Editor

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Herald of Holiness - November 6, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Jack Jones
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Milo L. Arnold
John H. Cotner
Loy Williams
Morris Chalfant
Earl D. Hyatt
George Privett
Peggy King
Willis E. Snowbarger
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
Birch trees with bare branches.

02 Those Who Serve Their Country By General Superintendent Lawlor
03 The Other Pharisee By Jack Jones
04 In God's Time By Kathryn Blackburn Peck
04 Pen Points: You Can't Hire Your Eating Done By Milo L. Arnold
05 Helps to Holy Living: No Provision for the Flesh By John Cotner
06 “As If He Had All Eternity” By Loy Williams
07 When Did You Last Try? By Morris Chalfant
08 Coin-O-Matic Religion By Earl D. Hyatt
09 It Took a Miracle By George Privett
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - October 21, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Howard S. Sylvia
Brian L. Farmer
Raymond C. Kratzer
J. Paul Downey
J. J. Steele
Edward G. Wyman
John S., Jr., Noftle
Fred E. Fowler
A. S. London
A domed building--the capitol of West Virginia. Inset: many receipts speared on a memo holder.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; State Capitol, Charleston, West Virginia, West Virginia District, Church of the Nazarene; Unpaid Debt and the Unfinished Task, See Page 6.

02 A Reformation Doctrine by General Superintendent Williamson

03 Let the Chips Fall! By Howard S. Sylvia

04 This is the Victory by Brian L. Farmer

05 A Cataract on His Eye by Raymond C. Kratzer

06 Unpaid Debt and the Unfinished Task by J. Paul Downey

07 The Great Breakthrough by J. J. Steele

08 My Grace is Sufficient for Thee by Edward G. Wyman

09 I Prayed with a Murderer by John S. Noftle

09 Symbols are Not Substitutes by Fred E. Fowler

10 Envy Produces Self-Torment by A. S. London

11 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - October 23, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Vernon T. Groves
E. T. Adams
G. Franklin Allee
Pat Kenoyer
Robert L. Sawyer
William E. McCumber
Vernon L. Wilcox
John S., Jr., Noftle
R. E. Baker
Helen Williams
Albert J. Lown
A yellow-tinted photo of a combine harvesting wheat.

02 The Trysting Place By General Superintendent Samuel Young
03 Toward a More Stable Christian Experience By Vernon T. Groves
04 50 Years Ago... In the Herald of Holiness Reaping a Harvest of Blood By E. T. Adams
05 How Shall I Vote? By G. Franklin Allee
06 I Lost For Christ By Patricia Kenoyer
07 Count It All Joy! By Robert L. Sawyer
08 Sacred Cows By W. E. McCumber
09 Conditional Commitment By Vernon L. Wilcox
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - October 9, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Ross Hayslip
Mary Lou Archer
Gunnell Jordan
B.F. Haynes
Wendell Wellman
John S., Jr., Noftle
C. Neil Strait
June Carey
A. S. London
Albert J. Lown
A monument of an eagle on the median of a road with cars in the background.

02 An Offering Unto the Lord By General Superintendent Lewis
03 What To Do With Discouragements By Ross Hayslip
04 Pen Points: Are We Selling Ourselves Short? By Mary Lou Archer
05 Her Path Shone Brighter By Gunnell Jorden
06 50 Years Ago... In the Herald of Holiness "Three Times Since 1915" By B. F. Haynes
07 A Sick Society: Condition Cause and Cure By Wendell Wellman
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: Growing Under Weights By John S. Noftle
12 Our Heavenly Father By C. Neil Strait

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Herald of Holiness - September 11, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Hal M. von Stein
B.F. Haynes
Gene A. Getz
Roy B. Zuck
Katherine Bevis
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
Pearl Derby Wright
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A young woman with a short black bob hairstyle and white chiffon turtleneck blouse gazing off out of frame.

02 When Hope Sings By General Superintendent Young
03 Spiritual Discernment By Hal M. von Stein
04 50 Years Ago In the Herald of Holiness: A Fatal Neglect By B. F. Haynes
05 What Are Evangelical Youth Really Like? By Gene A. Getz and Roy B. Zuck
08 If We Look Only at the Barns By Katherine Bevis
09 The Way of Praise By Russell Metcalfe
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 These Times... God is Able By Pearl Derby Wright
12 Pen Points By Morris Chalfant

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