John W. May

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - March 26, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Carl S. McClain
C. Ann Belval
C. Neil Strait
Howard Hageman
Bertha Munro
Esther J. Judkins
John W. May
Jirair Tashjian
Robert B. Lantz
Donald W. Hall
Ronald L. Attig
Lillian Snyder Bursey
Richard L. Hawley
Art Fee
Dennis Adams
Rose Handloser
Laura Mae Douglass
James R. Mayes
A white-steepled church nearly covered by flowers in the foreground.
Easter, 1975 "Jesus... is... alive" (Mark 16:6, 11)

02 He is Alive by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 The Earthliness of Christ by Carl S. McClain
04 A Breath of Crimson by C. Ann Belval
04 Celebration of Hope by C. Neil Strait
05 Easter is Not an Island by Howard Hageman
06 "Great Joy" by Bertha Munro
07 Three Women by Esther J. Judkins
08 "Be Ye Holy": Mandate to Victory by John W. May
09 Is God For The Arabs or the Jews? by Jirair Tashjian
10 "The End" - A Place to Start Again by Robert B. Lantz
11 Joy in Christ by Don W. Hall

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Herald of Holiness - March 3, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
John W. May
Harley E. Bye
Curtis Chambers
William A. Tolbert
James E. Adams
Viola E. Hodge
Mrs. Everett S. Phillips
J. McCray Holmes
Dorothy S. Hampton
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Ila R. Monday
William J. Nichols
Milo L. Arnold
Richard Louwrens
Grace V. Watkins
Viola E. Hodge
Mrs. F. Griffith
Sylvan F. Starks
Delmar Stalter
Paul Skiles
Brian L. Farmer
Three children playing in wagons. Inset: General Board Meet.
General Board Meeting See Page 27 / Children are an heritage of the Lord Psalms 127:3 / For the Whole Family Eight Extra Page

02 EASTER Missionary Offering by General Superintendent Benner
03 A Central Experience by John W. May
04 Discord in Your Home by Harley E. Bye
05 The Dilemma of Discipline by Curtis Chambers
06 Maximum Security by William A. Tolbert
07 Don’t Lose Your Leisure by James E. Adams
07 Assurance by Viola E. Hodge
08 God’s Timetable by Mrs. Everett S. Phillips
08 “No Man Cared” by J. McCray Holmes
09 On Finding a Place of Service by Dorothy S. Hampton
10 I Must Get ALONE with Christ! By Ruth Vaughn

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Herald of Holiness - March 7, 1962

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Clara Verner
Ivan Beals
Edward Lawlor
Clayton Bonar
James V. Wilbanks
Jack Messer
John W. May
Fletcher Galloway
Jessie W. Finks
Berniece Ayers Hall
Frances B. Erickson
A view of Cape Town, South Africa, from surrounding mountains.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Cape Town, South Africa.

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - March 9, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
W. Lee Gann
Frankie Roland
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Homer J. Adams
Grant Swank
Barbara Fetter
John W. May
Fred Wenger
C. Neil Strait
O. Joe Olson
A lighthouse high on a cliff as seen from a beach dozens of feet below.
Photo ID: Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Superior, Minnesota. When Treasure Costs Too Much! (see page 5.) They, Too, Have a Religion. (see page 7.)

02 Law in the Heart by General Superintendent Benner 03 What’s In It For Me? by W. Lee Gann 04 We Cared Enough by Mrs. Frankie Roland 05 When Treasure Costs Too Much! by Clifford Chew, Jr. 06 Struggle Ended by Homer J. Adams 07 They Too Have Religion by Grant Swank 08 At Heaven’s Gates by Barbara Fetter 09 Then You Know Him! by John W. May 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Can Youth Be Challenged to Service? by Fred Wenger 13 Don’t Let Old Age Rob You by C.

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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1976

John A. Knight
V. H. Lewis
John C. Oster
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Ivan Beals
Fletcher Galloway
Jack M. Scharn
John W. May
Mary E. Latham
Donna Unknown
Donald R. Peterman
Nancy R. Bearden
Alex Deasley
Clare St. John
Mark R. Moore
Wendy Rawlins
C. Neil Strait
Aarlie J. Hull
LeVeta Randall
Betty B. Robertson
The buildings of a village at the foot a snow-capped mountain.
Gottes Wege sind wunderbar! (God's Ways are Wonderful) Photo ID: Mountain village in Southern Germany near Garmisch

02 Motherless—Destitute of a Mother by General Superintendent V. H. Lewis
03 Frankfurt First—Historic "Mother" Church by John C. Oster
04 The General Assembly by G. B. Williamson
06 Tame Your Tongue by Ivan A. Beals
07 Immortal Identity by Fletcher Galloway
07 Who Is This One? By Jack M. Scharn
08 ESP, Astrological Forecasts, and Voices by John W. May
09 If Mother could Answer That Question by Mary E. Latham
10 "Dear Mom" by Donna
10 Influence—Inevitable and Immortal by Donald R. Peterman

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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1988

Rob L. Staples
Keith Smith
Pauline Dunn
John W. May
Elinor Bjornstad
Robert D. Hambrick
Jerry McCant
Dan Boone
G. Roger Schoenhals
Wayne M. Warner
Orville Clark
Charsten Christensen
Eugene L. Stowe
Dorothy Tarrant
Nina Beegle
Ernie Gray
A causasian man sits on the floor holding his son, while a woman sits on the couch behind and a older girl tickles the boy's chi
Nazarene Family Week May 1-8/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 My Mother's Unusual Monument, Rob L. Staples
5 Mother Held Us True, Keith Smith
6 Grandma Prayed, Pauline Dunn
7 What Next?, John W. May
8 Little Things Do Count, Elinor Bjornstad
11 The Genesis of Tobacco, Robert D. Hambrick
12 Mom Is Here!, Jerry McCant
13 The Kingdom of God and the Local Church Mission Society, Dan Boone
14 Peter's Brother, G. Roger Schoenhals
15 Make God's Glory Your Goal, Wayne M. Warner

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1978

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Albert J. Lown
Terry L. Irish
Leita Twyeffort
Ben Benson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Jerry Hull
James L. Dole
S. Frank Hicke
Mabel P. Adamson
Morris Chalfant
C. Neil Strait
George W. Rice
Ross Hayslip
J. Kenneth Grider
Rachael Kreitzer
John W. May
Beverly J. Vincent
Baby's breath flowers in a blue oval.

2 THE ETERNAL FLAME by Orville W. Jenkins
3 REVIVAL’S RUSTY KEY by Albert J. Lown
4 MY PERSONAL PENTECOST by Terry L. Irish
5 GRACE AS A GULL by Leita Twyeffort
6 REVIVAL DID COME! by Ben Benson
7 FILL MY CUP by Alice Hansche Mortenson
8 ENOUGH IS ENOUGH (PART I) by Jerry D. Hull
9 PROSPERITY by James L. Dole
10 PENTECOST—EVANGELISM’S INVISIBLE IMPERATIVE by S. F. Hicke
11 INHERITANCE INCORRUPTIBLE by Mabel P. Adamson
12 “AND WHEN THEY HAD PRAYED . . .” by Morris Chalfant

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1980

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Ross Hayslip
Frances Simpson
Marcia Schwartz
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
John W. May
Albert J. Lown
Maggie Culver Fry
David Schooler
Kenneth Vogt
Randal Earl Denny
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Carlos H. Sparks
Frances B. Erickson
Gary F. Powell
Neil Wiseman
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Neil Hightower
Wesley D. Tracy
Ruth M. Cook
A sculpture of a dove hovering over a candle in a flame-shaped holder on a blue drape background.
Pentecost Sunday May 25

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Christian Pentecost, General Superintendent, Charles H. Strickland
3 The Authenticity of the Ascension, Ross W. Hayslip
4 I Will Not Leave You Comfortless: I Will Come to You, Frances Simpson
5 Light, Marcia Schwartz
6 Pentecost - The Reversal of Babel, Pearl Burnside McKinney
7 Sanctify Whom?, John W. May
8 The Secret of Pentecost, Albert J. Lown
9 His Voice Moved the Pillars, Maggie Culver Fry
10 "What Do We Do Now?", David L. Schooler
10 The Great Equalizer, Kenneth Vogt

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Robert E. Maner
Albert J. Lown
Miriam Hall
Linda Bagshaw
Don Ballard
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Richard A. Miller
Steve Cooley
Timothy L. Smith
Jayne Schooler
John W. May
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
R. Franklin Cook
Fred Wenger
Geraldine Nicholas
Fields of yellow, red, and white flowers in a wooded place.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 New Optimism for Growth, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 Turning Wine into Water, Robert E. Maner
4 Letters
5 A Holy "Character", Albert J. Lown
6 Seven Hours for a Scarf, Miriam Hall
8 Forgiveness (a poem), Linda Bagshaw
8 A Tribute to Colonel Harland Sanders, Don Ballard
9 The Honored Place (a poem), Chris Grauman
10 Chickens Don't Fly, Richard A. Miller
11 Nazarene Roots: In the Indian Territory, Steve Cooley
11 Nazarenes and the Wesleyan Mission, Timothy L. Smith

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1984

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Lawrence Walker
Albert J. Lown
Herbert McGonigle
Trish Jackson
George Sharpe
Steve Cooley
Harold B. Hoyt
Joyce L. Gaddy
Merrill S. William
June Wetzel
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Bob Quanstrom
R. L. Grauman
John W. May
E. Ruth Glover
Richard S. Taylor
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Eva Finch
Lyle Pointer
A stained glass image of a white dove against a blue globe superimposed three times against a blue background.
Pentecost Sunday June 10

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 First Things First, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Keepers of the Flame or Guardians of the Ashes?, Lawrence Walker
4 Letters
5 The Christ I Confess, Albert J. Lown
6 A Manifesto for Revival, Herbert McGonigle
7 More of You (a Poem), Trish Jackson
8 Purity with Privilege, George Sharpe
9 Nazarene Roots: An Anniversary Sermon, Steve Cooley
10 Have We Missed the Mark?, Harold B. Hoyt
11 Creation’s Song (a Poem), Joyce L. Gaddy
12 The Need for Moral Surgery, Merrill S. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1985

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Bill Porter
Vivian Stewart
Ronald G. Young
Marie Daerr Boehringer
John W. May
Russell D. Bredholt
Bennett Dudney
Steve Cooley
Raymond W. Hurn
John Maxwell
Arthur Climenhaga
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Mario Zani
Judy Currey
E. Ruth Glover
Caroline Gilroy
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Ronald E. Corbin
Bonnie R. Benedix
Charles Seifert
The text of a prayer for Pentecost Sunday from the General Superintendents of the Church of the Nazarene
A Prayer from the General Superintendents for Pentecost.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Challenge of Prayer, General Superintendent: Orville W. Jenkins
3 Applicational Holiness: Anaheim 1985, Bill Porter
3 Shield Me (a Poem), Vivian Stewart
4 Letters
5 “Because You Gave…”, Ronald G. Young
5 Smile Power (a Poem), Marie Daerr Boehringer
6 Filled Means Complete, John W. May
7 Taking Things for Granted, Russell D. Bredholt
8 A Great Gathering – The General Assembly, Bennett Dudney
9 Nazarene Roots: The Legacy of Bishop C. P. Jones, Steve Cooley
10 Christ the Light, Ray Hurn

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1986

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Lee Ellingson
Raymond S. Nelson
Morris Chalfant
John W. May
Jan Frye
Ralph Earle
Stan Ingersol
Millard Reed
Nina Beegle
Rosemarie Brasch
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
J. Kenneth Grider
Beverly Burgess
Don Ballard
Red flowering bushes framing a hanging bell.
Photo ID: San Juan Capistrano Mission, California

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 “Be Filled With the Spirit”, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Living Daily in the Spirit of Love, Lee Ellingson
3 Seedtime (a Poem), Raymond S. Nelson
4 Letters
5 Do We Want A Pentecost?, Morris Chalfant
6 Come, Holy Spirit!, John W. May
7 “Because You Gave…”, Jan Frye
8 Entire Sanctification: The Will of God, Ralph Earle
9 Nazarene Roots: A Mother’s Faith on the Frontier, Stan Ingersol
10 Can Integrity Survive in a Cruel, Hard World?, Millard C. Reed

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Herald of Holiness - May 6, 1959

Stephen S. White
Samuel Young
Hugh C. Benner
Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Delbert R. Gish
Harvey E. Finley
Dorothy Conant Stroud
Lauriston J. Du Bois
Fletcher Galloway
Jessie W. Finks
Clyde W. Rather
Jean M. Low
Charsten Christensen
John W. May
Lawrence A. Whitaker
Bertha Munro
First page of the Herald.

01 The Snares of Provincialism by General Superintendent Young

03 Our "50th" States Nazarenes by General Superintendent Benner

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Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Mary E. Latham
Mabel P. Adamson
Carol Gritton
Myron Tweed
Dwayne W. Hildie
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Roy Austin
Hilda W. Moffitt
Catherine Ellingson
John W. May
Steve Cooley
Melvin Shrout
Gerald Green
Ray Leach
Paul Bassett
Betty Hamm
A fall display of a wagon wheel, pumpkin, gourds, corn and leaves.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Giving Thanks from the Heart, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Shoes for Thanksgiving, Mary E. Latham
4 Letters
5 Two Beautiful Words: "Thank You", Mabel P. Adamson
5 Thank You (a poem), Carol Wight Gritton
6 Thanksgiving at the Dinner Table, Myron L. Tweed
7 From Prison to Pulpit, D. W. Hildie
8 A Thankful Heart, Pearl Burnside McKinney
8 I'm Thankful (a poem), Pearl Burnside McKinney
9 Too Easy to Say Thanks, Ray Austin (corrected to Roy Austin)

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Herald of Holiness - November 22, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
John Price
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Eva J. Cummings
Kathleen Kearney
Paul R. Martin
Fletcher Galloway
John W. May
Marthalea Law
Jewel Jackson
Carlos H. Sparks
John A. Knight
Paul Benjamin
Opal Brown
Jack Harris
Aarlie J. Hull
A fall scene with a white church seen far across a field

02 Thanksgiving by General Superintendent Strickland

03 When Spiritual Tragedy Strikes by John Price

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Herald of Holiness - November 29, 1961

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Viola E. Hodge
John L. Knight
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
Milton Harrington
John W. May
Morris Chalfant
Joyce Schurman Murphy
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Marian L. Knorr
An aerial views of the locks of the Panama Canal.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Panama Canal Zone: The Miraflores Locks.

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - November 7, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Milo L. Arnold
C. Neil Strait
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Earl C. Wolf
John W. May
James D. Hamilton
Eleanor W. Cunningham
P. A. Robinson
James Dobson
C. William Fisher
Gordon L. Hanna
Everett S. Phillips
Aarlie J. Hull
Frank McConnell
An autumn scene with a white church in the distance reflected in a still lake.

02 What A Year To Rediscover Thanksgiving! by General Superintendent George Coulter

03 Beauty And the Behemoth by Milo L. Arnold

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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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Herald of Holiness - October 20, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
John W. May
Jack M. Scharn
Robert E. Fortner
Dean Dallas
Walter W. Smith
Thomas G. Nees
A blue-tinted photo of a midcentury-modern entryway of the Manned Spacecraft Center.
Nerve Center for Space Program: Houston District; "Get me out of this mess..." (See page 5)

02 Faith Ventures by General Superintendent Benner
03 “Show Me, And I Will Believe” by John W. May
04 Personal Power of Pentecost by Jack M. Scharn
05 Point of Despair by Robert E. Fortner
07 Reappraisal Urged of Ministers’ Housing by Dean Dallas
08 Too Little and Too Late! by Walter W. Smith
09 The Gospel in One Word by Tom Nees
10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
11 The Church at Work
17 A Story-Note from Gloria
18 Late News
18 News of the Religious World
19 Pen Points

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Herald of Holiness - October 23, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Vernon L. Wilcox
L. J. Dauderman
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
David K. Kline
Samuel L. Dunn
Floyd Paul Dunn
Leslie Wooten
Lyle P. Flinner
Ivan Beals
Lois Brinkley
E. G. Benson
Henry M. Lunde
John W. May
Larry H. Lewis
J. Melton Thomas
Aarlie J. Hull
Edward F. Cox
A red barn reflected in still water in the fall.

02 Quotes from a Good Book by General Superintendent V.H. Lewis
03 I've Been Clipping Coupons! by Vernon L. Wilcox
04 To The Faithful by L.J. Dauderman
04 Gardens by Kathryn Blackburn Peck
05 I'm Going to Be Lonely, Alone by David K. Kline
06 A Christian View of Vocation by Floyd Paul and Samuel L. Dunn
08 Christian, Climb Higher! by Leslie Wooten
09 Resources of Grace by Lyle P. Flinner
10 The Perseverance of a Pure Heart by Ivan A. Beals
11 "We Wanted To...We Love You!" by Lois Brinkley

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