John A. Wright

John A. Wright was a poet residing in Weidman, Michigan, in the 1970s and 1980s.

From Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1987.

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1983

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Valerie M. Thompson
Ivan Beals
Gordon Chilvers
Morris Chalfant
Glenn V. Propst
Hardy J. Powers
Jean Hogan Dudley
Fred Wenger
G. Franklin Allee
Raymond C. Kratzer
Jerry McCant
Byron H. Maybury
Robin Justice
John A. Wright
Audrey Williamson
Irmgard L. Williams
An empty cross against a sunset.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Resurrection Power, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 God Can Make It Happen, Valerie M. Thompson
4 Letters
5 “Wonderful Words of Life”, Ivan A. Beals
6 Easter Changes Lives, Gordon Chilvers
8 Resurrection Includes All, Morris Chalfant
9 The Cross (Poem), Glenn V. Propst
10 A Personal Touch, Hardy J. Powers
10 Rooted in God (Poem), Jean Hogan Dudley
11 The Funeral, Fred Wenger
12 Hope Was Gone, But God Was There!, G. Franklin Allee
13 He Was There All the Time, Raymond C. Kratzer

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Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1987

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Arthur Townsend
Novella Isom
Terry Paige
John A. Wright
Ross Hayslip
Mabel P. Adamson
Elaine Cunningham
Tom Lorimer
Tom Cook
James Lee West
Lawrence Walker
Nina Beegle
W. Dale Martin
Jack Conn
June Gailbaugh
Glen Lewis Van Dyne
Geneva Cobb Iijima
William Goodman
Mount Rainier, Washington against a clear blue sky.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Blank Check of Prayer, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 On Slander and Sacrilege, Arthur Townsend
4 Letters
5 Schooled By Grace, Novella Isom
6 The Beginning of Sanctification, Terry Paige
7 Not Without God (a Poem), John A. Wright
7 The Need for Patience, Ross W. Hayslip
8 Three for Living, Mabel P. Adamson
9 The Power of Prayer, Elaine Cunningham
10 Twenty Million and Counting, Tom Lorimer
11 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Tom Cook
12 I Trashed the Neighborhood!, James Lee West

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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1985

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Charlotte Elmore
Raymond W. Hurn
Karen Lea
S.C. Stevenson, Jr.
Steve Cooley
Ivan Beals
Marilyn Turner
Philip Manson
Ethelyn A. Shattuck
Ruth Ellis Hoeckle
M. J. Still
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Frank Eifert
John A. Wright
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Jann Salutz
A red and yellow sunset silhouetting tall evergreen trees.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Long View, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 A Church Reborn, Charlotte Elmore
4 Letters
5 The Church that Wouldn’t Die, General Superintendent: Raymond W. Hurn
7 Your Day, Lord (a Poem), Karen Lea
8 A Worldly-Minded Church, S. C. Stevenson, Jr.
9 Nazarene Roots: The Gospel Wagon, Steve Cooley
10 God Wants Our Full Obedience, Ivan A. Beals
11 “Because You Gave…”, Marilyn Turner
12 Love, the Silent Communicator, Phillip Manson
13 My Secret Choir (a Poem), Ethelyn A. Shattuck

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Herald of Holiness - December 1, 1979

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Gordon D. Hall
Everek R. Storms
Vernon T. Groves
John A. Wright
Ernest E. Grosse
Harold I. Smith
Lois Blanchard Eades
David K. Kline
Mat Nordtvedt
Dorothy Boone Kidney
J. Kenneth Grider
Loren W. Gould
Anonymous
Elaine Wright Colvin
Lyle P. Flinner
J. C. Collins
An hourglass on a Bible with white lilies in the background.
"Timeless and Timely"

2 “AS MANY AS RECEIVED HIM . . .” by Orville W. Jenkins
3 BECOMING BETTER BIBLE STUDENTS by Gordon D. Hall
4 STANDING ON THE PROMISES by Everek R. Storms
6 WHAT THE SCRIPTURES SAY ABOUT GUIDANCE FROM GOD by Vernon T. Groves
7 UNSHAKABLE by John A. Wright
8 AUTHORITY AND CERTAINTY by Ernest E. Grosse
9 TIME OUT FOR ADVENT by Harold Ivan Smith
10 DIALOGUE by Lois B. Eades
10 THE YEAR OF THE CHRISTIAN ACT by David K. Kline
11 YOURS FOR THE TAKING by Mat Nordtvedt
12 THE HOLY SPIRIT AS PSYCHIATRIST by Dorothy Boone Kidney

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Herald of Holiness - December 1, 1980

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Odessa Oberlander
G. Weatherley
H. Ray Dunning
Roy Austin
John A. Wright
Merril S. William
J. V. Wilbanks
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Clessen K. Scoles
Keith A. Pagan
William L. Poteet
Mabel P. Adamson
Pauline E. Spray
David C. Wright
C. Neil Strait
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Frank Eifert
A campfire lantern lighting a Bible open to the first chapter of John.

2 GOD HATH SPOKEN by Charles H. Strickland
3 THE BIBLE by Odessa Oberlander
4 ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF MEMORIZING SCRIPTURE by G. Weatherley
6 COMMUNITY FOR BIBLE STUDY by Ray Dunning
7 HELP YOURSELF TO SOME SELF-HELP by Roy Austin
7 CHANGE MY MIND by John A. Wright
8 THE BOOK THAT READS YOU by Merrill S. Williams
9 THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE BIBLE by J. V. Wilbanks
10 THE LAND OF LIGHT by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
11 OUR ALL by Clessen K. Scoles
11 “TO BE A GOOD GUIDE, YOU HAVE TO KNOW YOUR BIBLE” by Keith A. Pagan

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1986

William E. McCumber
Jerald Johnson
Ray Hendrix
Ralph F. Wilson
Catherine Lawton
C. P. Bergman
John W. May
Charles Panoyan
Marsha Hamilton
Lorayne Friesen
Dan Holom
Harold L. Bowlby
John A. Wright
Hertha Follis
Jerry McCant
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Mike Morgan
A snowy scene, a bright sunburst, a clear blue sky with a chalet in the background and ski and hiking tracks in the foreground.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 "Bad Apples", General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Let's Talk Turkey, Ray Hendrix
4 Letters
5 Take the Handle off the Broad Street Pump, Ralph T. Wilson
6 Plenty of Water, Catherine Lawton
7 Encouragement (a Poem), C. P. Bergman
8 Free at Last, John W. May
9 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Charles Panoyan
10 The Lady in 214, Marsha Hamilton
11 To My Children (a Poem), Lorayne Friesen
12 Heidi, Dan Holom
13 It Was Hard to Pray for Him, Harold L. Bowlby

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Herald of Holiness - February 15, 1982

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Neil Hightower
Frances B. Erickson
Clare St. John
John W. May
Elmer W. Pannier
Wanda Tomlinson
William L. Poteet
Stanley J. Rodes
John A. Wright
Dan Harman
Steve Cooley
Helen Temple
Dan Joiner
Artie Whitworth
Jane Patton
Mabel P. Adamson
Jerry McCant
Forrest Nash
Sue Prentice
A lighthouse on a rocky coastline against a rainbow pastel sky.
See page 14. Venezuela Next!

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Holiness and Hollywood, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 Through A Glass Darkly, Neil E. Hightower
3 Pour Out Thy Heart (a poem), Frances B. Erickson
4 Letters
5 Where the Bluebonnets Grow, Clare St. John
6 Picking Holiness Priorities, John W. May
7 Weaving Unwanted Material, Elmer W. Pannier
8 Go to the Ant?, Wanda Tomlinson
9 "That Pesky Little Red Light!", William L. Poteet
10 How to Splurge Without Feeling Guilty, Stanley J. Rodes
11 A City Free of Tears (a poem), John A. Wright

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Herald of Holiness - July 15, 1983

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Bud Reedy
Charles Hastings Smith
Joan Cockerham Hill
William L. Poteet
Jean Hogan Dudley
Gordon Chilvers
Steve Cooley
G. Weatherley
Dean Wessels
Hal M. von Stein
C. Neil Strait
Ross Hayslip
G. Franklin Allee
John A. Wright
William M. Greathouse
H. Ray Dunning
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Allen D. Hanson
Larry Mancini
A lighthouse against a blue sky.
Photo ID: Annisquam, Massachusetts.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Year of the Bible, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 The Healing Church, Bud Reedy
4 Letters
5 Noah’s Dove: She Preached the Gospel of Peace, Charles Hastings Smith
6 Patterns (a Poem), Joan Cockerham Hill
6 The Bundle of Life, William L. Poteet
7 Be Steadfast (a Poem), Jean Hogan Dudley
8 How to Change Lives, Gordon Chilvers
9 Nazarene Roots: The Fruit of Our Youth; Steve Cooley
10 The Lord Knows and Cares For Us, G. Weatherley
11 A Home for a Retired Pastor, Dean Wessels

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Herald of Holiness - July 27, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
John A. Wright
Marian L. Knorr
Ed Irwin
George Beverly Shea
David L. Fletcher
Raymond C. Kratzer
E. W. Martin
Floyd W. Hawkins
A red-orange-tinted photo of a sunset over the ocean off the coast of El Salvador.
Photo ID: El Salvador Sunset (See "About the Cover," page 4.) The Image of the Church (See page 3.) They Gave Me the Melody by George Beverly Shea (See page 6.)

02 The God Who Answers by General Superintendent Williamson

03 The Image of the Church by John A. Wright

04 “I Thank Thee, Lord!” by Marian L. Knorr

04 A New Day for the Old Faith by Ed Irwin

06 They Gave Me the Melody by George Beverly Shea

08 Live For Today by David L. Fletcher

09 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

11 The Best View by Raymond C. Kratzer

12 The Book Corner

13 Hanners Urges Mail On Alcohol Measures

13 London Crusade Closes with Massive Demonstration

13 Maine Sunday School Enrollment Grows

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Herald of Holiness - June 1, 1981

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
William L. Poteet
Stella M. Hughes
G. Franklin Allee
John A. Wright
Morris Chalfant
Forrest Nash
Herbert McGonigle
Rick McClain
Rayelenn Sparks Casey
Earl C. Wolf
Albert J. Lown
Michael Martin
Charles Strickland
Bob Baughey
A red dove over red and yellow flames.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Peril of Proximity, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 We Have an Altar, William L. Poteet
3 A Prayer for Cleansing (a poem), Stella M. Hughes
4 Letters
5 The Birth of a River, G. Franklin Allee
6 The Church Turns Out (a poem), J. Kenneth Grider
7 What Is Evil?, Ross W. Hayslip
7 Available (a poem), John A. Wright
8 Expectancy of Pentecost, Morris Chalfant
9 Prayer Is Our First Work, Forrest W. Nash
10 The True Blessing of Pentecost: What Is It?, Herbert McGonigle

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1982

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Ross Hayslip
Richard S. Barnett
Morris Chalfant
H. Kenneth Bedwell
Stan Meek
Steve Cooley
Lola M. Williams
Frances Simpson
Harvey J.S. Blaney
John A. Wright
Laurel E. Yoder
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Bessie Robbins
A crown of thrones and three nails on a red cloth.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Agape and Torah, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 The Silence on Palm Sunday, Ross W. Hayslip
4 Letters
5 The Stones Cry Out, Richard S. Barnett
6 Sing - But Also Serve, Morris Chalfant
8 The Wondrous Cross, H. K. Bedwell
9 Nazarene Roots: Olivet Holiness University, Steve Cooley
9 The Bearers (a poem), Stan Meek
10 Why Is It Called "Good" Friday?, Lola M. Williams
11 Sowing and Reaping, Frances Simpson
12 Where, O Death, Is Your Sting?, Harvey J. S. Blaney

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Herald of Holiness - May 1, 1983

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Board of General Superintendents
Alton Hacker
Virginia A. Copling
Kenneth Sullivan
Crane Delbert Bennett
Phyllis L. Barkey
Linda K. Mowery
Ross Hayslip
Kathleen D. Bailey
John A. Wright
Roy Austin
Reva Boggs
Gene Van Note
C. Neil Strait
Larry Leonard
H. Ray Dunning
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Jamie Mroposki
A family standing from smallest to tallest: son, daughter, son, mom, and dad.
National Family Week May 1-7

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 A Fitting Tribute to Motherhood, General Superintendent: Orville W. Jenkins
3 Proclamation, Board of General Superintendents
4 Letters
5 Are You Easy to Live With?, Alton Hacker
5 The Gentle Thoughts (Poem), Virginia A. Copling
6 “See You Later, Mom!”, Kenneth E. Sullivan
7 A Good Land, Crane Delbert Bennett
8 Spurs, Phyllis L. Barkey
9 Watershed (Poem), Linda Kay Mowery
9 A Great Enemy, Ross W. Hayslip
10 Sibling Rivalry, Kathleen D. Bailey
11 Where Is God?, John A. Wright

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Herald of Holiness - May 25, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
John A. Wright
Raymond W. Hurn
Milo L. Arnold
Mendell Taylor
Jack M. Scharn
Leslie Parrott
Floyd W. Hawkins
A revival service where an evangelist prays over two boys.
Pentecost and the Cross (See page 3.) Are we 'starving out' the evangelist? (See page 4 and 5.)

02 Pentecost—Permanent Abiding by General Superintendent Coulter 03 Pentecost and the Cross by John A. Wright 04 Are We “Starving Out” the Evangelist? by Raymond Hurn 07 Power! Power! Power! by Milo L. Arnold 08 Route to a Well-rounded Life by Mendell Taylor 09 A Fellowship of Concern by Jack M. Scharn 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Toward Abundant Living: Reacting to Jealousy by Leslie Parrott 13 News of Revival 14 People in the News 15 Hymn of the Month by Floyd W. Hawkins 16 Evangelists’ Slates 18 Late News 18 News of the Religious World 19 The Answer Corner

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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

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Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1984

William E. McCumber
Ivan Beals
Board of General Superintendents
Helen Temple
Mabel P. Adamson
Mike Pratt
Paul T. Culbertson
Jack M. Scharn
William Goodman
Victor Edwards
E. Ruth Glover
Linda Hudspeth Loetscher
John A. Wright
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Esther Eddy Hunt
Jenny Cutler
James E. Hoffman
Rose Marie Gray
Heads of wheat against a red sky that has a shadow in the shape of a cross in the clouds.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Our Important Young Churchmen, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
3 Be Thankful for God’s “Afters”, Ivan A. Beals
4 Letters
5 Proclamation, Board of General Superintendents
6 We Are Debtors to Give the Gospel, Helen Temple
7 Thankful for Small Things, Mabel P. Adamson
8 Twenty-Four Dollar Faith, Mike Pratt
9 Nazarene Roots: War and Peace
10 The Two Yokes, Paul T. Culbertson
11 To God – Tribute of Thanks (a Poem), Jack M. Scharn
12 At the Rescue Mission, William Goodman

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Herald of Holiness - October 1, 1986

William E. McCumber
John A. Knight
George S. Halliwell
Bob Eveland
Dana Dunmyer
Michael Christensen
Ernest C. Lewis
Daniel M. Bixler
Martha "Pi" Randall
Pat Verbal
Frances Simpson
Evelyn Smith
Ann E. Gaines
Allen A. Bennett
John A. Wright
Jessie Willmott
Roy J. Wilkins
They Met the Savior is lit up in lights. The caption "Transformed Lives" is in rainbow text underneath.
They Met the Savior -- Transformed Lives

ARTICLES:
2 The Communicating God, General Superintendent: John A. Knight
4 Unshackled!, George S. Halliwell
6 Invaded!, Bob Eveland as told to Dana Dunmyer
8 To Die in Peace, Michael J. Christensen
11 A Song in the Night, Ernest C. Lewis
14 Our Marriage Was Saved, Daniel M. Bixler
16 Pi’s Story – A Home At Last, Pi Randall
18 The Night the “Jones Boys” Came to Church, Pat Verbal
20 Outstanding Handicapped Citizen, Frances Simpson
22 Voodoo in the Nation’s Capital?, Evelyn Smith
24 I Ran For My Life, Ann E. Gaines

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Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Susan Jenkins
John A. Wright
Albert J. Lown
Myron Tweed
Bud Reedy
Helen R. Sullivan
Stan Meek
William Goodman
Paul W. Beals
Alice Hansche Mortenson
William L. Poteet
Steve Cooley
Lola M. Williams
Esther Lunsford
Edna Moore Schultz
Ernie Gray
A desk lamp illuminates a book by Phineas Bresee and some paper with a pen and ink.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The World Harvest, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 "Where'er the Sun", Susan Jenkins
4 Letters
5 Behold I Stand - And Knock (a poem), John A. Wright
6 "Keep Thyself Pure", Albert J. Lown
7 Family Worship, Myron L. Tweed
8 Dealing with the Trials of Life, Bud Reedy
9 The Comforter (a poem), Helen R. Sullivan
10 Better Than It Has To Be, Stan Meek
11 The Mocker, William Goodman
12 The Sabbath and Its Relationship to Modern Times, Paul W. Beals

English
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Herald of Holiness - September 1, 1981

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Valkyrie Murphy
Jerald Johnson
George J. Reed
John A. Wright
Richard J. Simons, Jr.
Harry E. West
Marcus J. Clements
Lola M. Williams
Alice Hansche Mortenson
G. Weatherley
Jayne Schooler
J. Kenneth Grider
Harold I. Smith
C. Neil Strait
Raymond C. Kratzer
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
M. H. Rozzell
A man reading the Bible in the bed of a truck with a yellow hard hat and lunch pail beside him.
The Year of the Layman

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Celebrating Adult Holiness Ministries, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 "Who's in Charge?", Valkyrie Murphy
4 Letters
5 The Transition, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson
6 Partnership with the Holy Spirit, George J. Reed
7 His Love (a poem), John A. Wright
8 Miracle in Chocolatetown, Richard J. Simons, Jr.
9 Let's Not Lose Our Second Love, Harry E. West
10 Tenderness of Spirit, Marcus J. Clements
11 How to Beat Temptation, Lola M. Williams

English
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Herald of Holiness - September 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Leonard S. Oliver
Beth Atwood
John W. May
Myron Tweed
Herbert McGonigle
Leah Whitcanack Smith
Albert J. Lown
Frank Chase
Robert L. Smith
B. Edgar Johnson
Harrietta Turner
Steve Cooley
J. Kenneth Grider
Edna Moore Schultz
Morris Chalfant
John A. Wright
Bessie Robbins
A Bible next to a cross with a picture of Jesus hanging over it and a stained glass window of the Holy Spirit.
Nazarene Bible College Offering October 11

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Inerrant and Infallible Word of God, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 They Come to Go!, L. S. Oliver
4 Letters
5 The Power That Conquers, Beth Atwood
6 Sanctification is for Whosoever Will, John W. May
7 The Influence of Fine Arts, Myron L. Tweed
8 A Good Half-Guinea's Worth, Herbert McGonigle
9 Divine Symbols (a poem), Leah Whitcanack Smith
10 Two by Two, Albert J. Lown
11 No Place for a Sissy!, Frank Chase
12 Spiritual Ambivalence, Robert L. Smith

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