Ovella Satre Shafer

Ovella Satre Shafer was the wife of Nazarene elder and writer residing in Buhler, Kansas, in the 1980s.

From Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1984.

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1984

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Victor Edwards
Raymond Lane
William David Gebby
Ralph A. Mickel
Clessen K. Scoles
C. Neil Strait
Howard Vassar Miller
Betty Baker
Rosalie McElroy
John F. Hay
Elaine Hardt
Gordon Chilvers
Byron H. Maybury
Ovella Satre Shafer
Harold I. Smith
Alice M. Stober
Bruce E. Oldham
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Dallas D. Mucci
Morris Chalfant
Dunn C. Cochran
A white Easter lily with three crosses a red sunset in the background.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Easter Message, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 Getting the Feeling, Victor Edwards
4 Letters
5 Dying Grace, Raymond Lane
5 He Was Slain Before the Foundation of the World (a Poem), William David Gebby
6 The Gospel of the Empty Tomb, Ralph A. Mickel
7 Greater Love (a Poem), Clessen K. Scoles
7 Sharing the Towel, C. Neil Strait
8 The Beauty of His Will, H. V. Miller
9 Easter Story (a Poem), Rosalie McElroy
9 Reason for Living, Betty Baker
10 The Spirit of Holiness, John F. Hay

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Herald of Holiness - April 10, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
C. Neil Strait
F. E. Ockert
Ovella Satre Shafer
Jack A. Robinson
Geraldine Nicholas
Moody S. Johnson
Gordon Wetmore
Louis A. Bouck
Robert J. Hastings
C. William Fisher
Forrest Nash
Lyle P. Flinner
Thomas G. Nees
John G. Churchill
Arthur Fallon
Aarlie J. Hull
Alva B. Kelly
A colorful stained glass window showing Jesus kneeling in prayer.

02 The Undying Truth by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 "Hope Springs Eternal" by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
04 Poems by C. Neil Strait, F. E. Ockert, Ovella Satre Shafer, Jack A. Robinson, and Geraldine Nicholas
06 Humor in Gethsemane? by Moody S. Johnson
07 Beauty is Spirit-Deep by Gordon Wetmore
08 Grave, Where is Thy Victory? by Louis A. Bouck
09 The Day that Jesus Came to Washington by Robert J. Hastings
10 Easter Faith in a Good Friday World by C. William Fisher
12 Faith and Fire by Forrest W. Nash

English
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Herald of Holiness - April 14, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Harold E. Platter
Mary H. Augsbury
General Stewardship Committee
Forrest E. Tyler
Hugh Slater
Forrest Nash
Ivan Beals
C. Neil Strait
Rex Olson
Ovella Satre Shafer
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Tom Wilson
Easter lilies in front of the cross. Inset: an illustration of the empty tomb.
He is not here; he is risen. Matthew 28:6

02 Easter Triumphant Verdict by General Superintendent Coulter
03 The Glow and The Glory by Harold E. Platter
03 Captivity is Captive by Mary H. Augsbury
04 The Cutting Edge by General Stewardship Committee
04 The Resurrection Hope by Mary H. Augsbury
05 Barriers to Understanding the Word by Forrest E. Tyler
06 The Deity of Christ by Hugh Slater
07 Easter Miracle by Forrest W. Nash
07 You Are There! by Ivan A. Beals
08 Eternal Hope by C. Neil Strait
09 Easter… Is “Hard News” by Rex Olson

English
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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

English
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Herald of Holiness - April 29, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
J. W. Swearengen
Sylvan F. Starks
Brian L. Farmer
Milo L. Arnold
E. Wayne Stahl
James Shrider
Ovella Satre Shafer
E. E. Wordsworth
Frances B. Erickson
Sheet music for the hymn Holy Ghost, with Light Divine; Inset: clouds in the sky.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Hymn of the Month May, 1964: Holy Ghost, with Light Divine; Great Peace See Page 2.

02 Great Peace by General Superintendent Powers

03 Holiness the “Clear Channel” Experience by J. W. Swearengen

04 Faith is the Victory by Sylvan F. Starks

05 II. At Pentecost: People became Personalities by Brian L. Farmer

06 The High Cost of Tranquility by Milo L. Arnold

07 A Mountain for a Birthday Present by E. Wayne Stahl

08 The Time for Repentance by James Shrider

09 “I Can Hear my Saviour Calling” by Ovella S. Shafer

10 Meeting our National Need by E. E. Wordsworth

11 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 11, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
J. V. Wilbanks
Enola Chamberlain
Jean Leathers Phillips
Milo L. Arnold
Ovella Satre Shafer
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Jack M. Scharn
W. M. Dorough
Sylvan F. Starks
David L. Fletcher
Delbert T. Morse
James Shrider
J. Donald Nicholas
(Left) A giant stone sculpture in the shape of a mound; (Right) leaves with sharp shadows.
Stone Mountain Sculpture near Atlanta, Georgia; Georgia District Church of the Nazarene; Bible Quiz on Trees See Page 6.

02 Christian Separation by General Superintendent Williamson
03 The Certainties of True Religion by J. V. Wilbanks
04 Prayer by Enola Chamberlin
04 By Any Other Name by Jean Leathers Phillips
05 Moses and the Snake by Milo L. Arnold
06 Bible Quiz on Threes by Ovella Satre Shafer
07 “In Whatsoever State” by Ruth Vaughn
07 Because I Prayed by Jack M. Scharn
08 It Makes a Difference! by W. M. Dorough
08 “Prescription for Peace” by Sylvan F. Starks
09 Never Underestimate Your Influence by David L. Fletcher

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1976

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Myrtle M. Simms
Lily S. Thomas
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
Marianne E. Fletcher
Mary E. Latham
Morris Chalfant
Nina Walter
Chester O. Galloway
John W. May
Ovella Satre Shafer
Linda K. Mowery
Hal M. von Stein
Diane Skinner
Theodore Esselstyn
Robert E. Maner
Albert J. Lown
Jean Hogan Dudley
Mary F. Roach
Richard S. Barnett
Pauline E. Spray
Bob Owen
Red poinsettias, two white taper candles, and a Bible open to the book of Luke.

02 Where Heaven Touched Earth by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 Fifty Pairs of Pajamas by Myrtle M. Simms
03 A White Christmas by Lily S. Thomas
04 Christmas Is Forever by Tressa Terry
04 The Essence of Christmas by Marianne E. Fletcher
05 Homesick For Christmas by Mary E. Latham
06 God-Guided Men by Morris Chalfant
07 Underprivileged by Nina Willis Walter
07 I Saw God Speak Today by Chester O. Galloway
08 The Most Excellent Way by John W. May
09 "O Come, All Ye Faithful" by Ovella Satre Shafer

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Ross Hayslip
Nina Walter
Linda K. Mowery
Fred M. Weatherford
Carlton Hansen
Mary E. Latham
William M. Boggs
James D. Hamilton
Albert J. Lown
C. Dale German
Ovella Satre Shafer
Charles Hastings Smith
John Chilton
Jean Hogan Dudley
Mabel P. Adamson
Alice Cameron Bostrom
Earl C. Wolf
Frances M. Robinson
William A. Wolfenberger
A small nativity scene on a Bible open to the Christmas story in Luke on a red background with greenery and a lit candle.
Artist-Designer: Randy Hayes

02 There Is Yet Time To Hear by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 Born of A Virgin by Ross W. Hayslip
03 Ever New by Nina Willis Walter
04 Christmas by Linda Mowery
05 The Meaning of Christmas by Fred M. Weatherford
06 “Why The Christmas Bells Rang” by C. D. Hansen
07 The Eyes of Christmas by Mary E. Latham
08 Cushioned Goodness
08 The “Chreaster” Season by Bill Boggs
09 What I Need For Christmas by James Hamilton
10 A Duet In Darkness by Albert J. Lown

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 17, 1975

John A. Knight
Eugene L. Stowe
Mary E. Latham
Anne M. Beegle
Linda K. Mowery
Larry Finger
C. Neil Strait
Millard Reed
Malcolm M. Cunningham
Earl C. Wolf
Morris Chalfant
Albert J. Lown
Paul R. Martin
C. Dale German
Ovella Satre Shafer
Leora Windoffer Legacy
Laura Mae Douglass
E. E. Wordsworth
Red poinsettias surround an image of the town of Bethlehem with the Christmas star shining down on it.

02 Whose Child is This? by General Superintendent Eugene L. Stowe
03 Christmas and "Old Corn Bread" by Mary E. Latham
04 His Name is Jesus by Anne M. Beegle
05 Peace by Linda Mowery
06 Where Can I Find Christmas? by Larry Finger
07 We Have Come to Worship by C. Neil Strait
08 A Phony King is Dead by Millard Reed
09 Where Freedom Reigns by Malcolm Cunningham
10 What Shall I Give Him? by Earl C. Wolf
11 The Forgotten Hero of Christmas by Morris Chalfant
12 What Does Christmas Mean? by Albert J. Lown

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 22, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Frank Morgan
Albert J. Lown
Ovella Satre Shafer
Jean Leathers Phillips
Ivan Beals
Louis A. Bouck
Jack M. Scharn
Joe Walton
John Eastwood
A print of four brightly shining candles.
It was humbling to go... Back to Bethlehem (See page 9.) To: One of the Least (See page 3.)

02 God Has Come by General Superintendent Coulter

03 To: One of the Least by Frank Morgan

04 Mary: Mother of the Lord by Albert J. Lown

05 Christmas Choral Quiz by Ovella Satre Shafer

06 How Wide Those Wise Men! by Jean Leathers Phillips

07 The Wisdom of the Shepherds by Ivan A. Beals

09 Back to Bethlehem by Louis A. Bouck

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

10 What is Christmas? by Jack M. Scharn

12 The Church at Work

13 Christmas is a State of Mind by Joe Walton

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 23, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
Ross Hayslip
Forrest Nash
John W. May
Ovella Satre Shafer
Hardy J. Powers
John J. Hancock
Edith Roberts
James MacLeod
A wreath "And the angel said unto them fear not..." Inset: a bright star over a sand dune.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; And the angel said unto them, fear not.... ...unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11; The Topmost Star, See Page 6.

02 Christmas! By General Superintendent Lewis

03 Glad Tidings to All People by D. I. Vanderpool

03 The Joy of Christmas by Ross W. Haylsip

04 Christmas Beyond Bethlehem by Forrest W. Nash

05 Christmas Poetry

06 The Topmost Star by John W. May

07 Christmas Music Memoette: Joy to the World by Ovella S. Shafer

08 Be Ye Enlarged by Hardy J. Powers

09 Christmas is for Everybody! By John J. Hancock

09 Serving Jesus in Hard Places by Edith Roberts

10 The Soon Coming of Christ by James Macleod

English
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Herald of Holiness - December 30, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Carl N. Hall
Theda Jaggers
Ovella Satre Shafer
George D. Ferguson
Ernest E. Grosse
Joyce Schurman Murphy
William A. Tolbert
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
N. James, Jr. Hamilton
E. G. Theus
Grace V. Watkins
Sheet music of 'Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty'; Inset: an image of the clock tower, Big Ben.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty, Hymn of the Month, January 1965; Time Alone Cannot Atone! See Page 6.

02 Praise & Blame by General Superintendent Young

03 A Plea for Personal Purity by Carl N. Hall

04 My Cup Runneth Over by Theda Jaggers

04 A New Year’s Prayer by Ovella S. Shafer

05 The Case Against Silent Christians by George D. Ferguson

06 Time Alone Cannot Atone! By Ernest E. Grosse

07 The Real Meaning of Christmas by Joyce Schurman Murphy

07 Shackled by WM. A. Tolbert

08 The Path Before Us by Pearl Burnside McKinney

08 Will Our Churches Ever Close? By N. James Hamilton

09 Dawn of a New Day by E. G. Theus

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 10, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
J. Kenneth Grider
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Ovella Satre Shafer
Wayne E. Welton
Joyce Leth
Dallas D. Mucci
Hardy C. Powers
Cecyl Elizabeth Cupp
A beachy building with palm trees in front. Inset: An illustration of George Washington.
District Center Florida District The Church of the Nazarene

02 I am the Church by General Superintendent Young

03 The Lord’s Prayers by J. Kenneth Grider

04 Nazarene Theological Seminary by G. B. Williamson

05 Our First President: A Man of Faith and Prayer by Ovella S. Shafer

06 George Washington Told the Truth by Wayne Welton

07 Let Me Love by Joyce Leth

07 The Meaning of Love by Dallas D. Mucci

08 Education and the Church by Hardy C. Powers

09 “Take Time to be Holy” by Cecyl Elizabeth Cupp

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

14 The Church at Work

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 20, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Neil G. Morse
Glenn R. Evans
J. B. Maclagan
Gerald M. Bowes
John F. Hay
Ruth Wood Vaughn
James W. Tharp
E. E. Wordsworth
Ovella Satre Shafer
Elden Rawlings
Several men in suits and a woman--The General Board of the Church of the Nazarene.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; The General Board of the Church of the Nazarene.

General Articles

English
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Herald of Holiness - February 27, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
James A. Hamilton
Mary H. Augsbury
James W. McNeely
Jack M. Scharn
Eric E. Jorden
Ovella Satre Shafer
Luvonne Morse
William H. Tibbetts
An A-frame church.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; First Church of the Nazarene New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

General Articles

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - February 3, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Asa H. Sparks
Samuel Young
Marian L. Knorr
Albert F. Harper
Enola Chamberlain
Venita Hancock
Martha Voigt
Jack M. Scharn
Everek R. Storms
Theda Jaggers
Reginald Heasley
William J. Nichols
Gordan C. Wickersham
Ovella Satre Shafer
Rodger D. Atwood
Eva J. Cummings
Robert E. Hollis
A young man talking to an older man over the Bible. Inset: a young man leaning against a lamppost.
God's Word Has the Answer/ For the Whole Family Eight Extra Pages

02 Strong is His Church by General Superintendent Lewis

03 Can God Heal Today? By Asa H. Sparks

04 Let Us Not Take Seminary for Granted by Samuel Young

04 My Decision by Marian L. Knorr

05 Toward Christian Understanding by A. F. Harper

06 Prayer Requests by Enola Chamberlin

07 $1,168 by Venita Hancock

07 Crisis by Martha Voigt

08 Heavenly Lustre by Jack M. Scharn

09 Hole Watching by Everek R. Storms

09 Learn to Say “Sir!” by Theda Jaggers

10 The Seed that was Lost by Reginald Heasley

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 1, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
George D. Ferguson
Fletcher Galloway
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
John H. Golden
Homer J. Adams
Bob Quanstrom
Ovella Satre Shafer
Sheet music for the hymn O Zion, Haste over a snow-cover church. Inset: a missionary nurse kneeling in a hut.
O Zion, Haste Hymn of the Month January, 1964; These Missionary Women See page 4.

02 The Open Door of ’64 by General Superintendent Vanderpool

03 Christ Gives a New Life Not a New Leaf! By George D. Ferguson

04 These Missionary Women by G. B. Williamson

05 The Forest and the Trees by Fletcher Galloway

05 Christian Concern in Human Relations by John H. Golden

06 I Resolve by Homer J. Adams

07 A Man Meets God

08 Third Grade Religion by Robert Quanstrom

08 Inventory Time by Ovella Satre Shafer

09 Editorials by W.T. Purkiser

13 The Church at Work

14 Evangelists’ Slates

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 29, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
J. Glenn Gould
Jack L. Thompson
Berniece Ayers Hall
Jerry D. Ulrich
Garth Hyde
Marion L. Knorr
Jim W. Smith
Michael Hutchens
Lester Quick
Orin B. Dalaba
Ovella Satre Shafer
W. W. Loveless
Sheet music for the hymn O God Our Help in Ages Past over a photo of the sun shining through the clouds.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Hymn of the Month: O God Our Help in Ages Past; Thanksgiving Offering Receipts at January 1

02 A Christian in Controversy by General Superintendent Williamson

03 The Soul’s Commitment to Christ by J. Glenn Gould

04 Dead in One Day! By Jack L. Thompson

04 Kindled Flame by Berniece Ayers Hall

05 Improving our Altar Work by Jerry D. Ulrich

06 The Value of Life by Garth Hyde

06 Toward God by Marion L. Knorr

07 Swallowing Gnats by Jim W. Smith

07 Witnesses of the Spirit by Michael Hutchens

08 “Fly or Die!” by Lester Quick

09 The Hand of the Potter by Orin B. Dalaba

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 30, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Harold W. Queen
C. Neil Strait
Robert Chew
Milo L. Arnold
J. Kenneth Grider
Jay Kesler
C. Dale German
John W. May
Lyle P. Flinner
Ralph Earle
Ovella Satre Shafer
Aarlie J. Hull
K. R. Hostetler
A college of pictures--buildings of Nazarene Theological Seminary and a man studying on a couch.
Seminary Sunday, February 10

02 The Fullness of the Spirit by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 "No One Loves Me!" by Harold W. Queen
04 Reflection by C. Neil Strait
04 The Clue by Robert Chew
05 Rebels Without Reason by Milo L. Arnold
06 NTS: Graduate Seminary of the Nazarenes by J. Kenneth Grider
08 When Two Worlds Collide by Jay Kesler
11 Energy Crisis by C. Dale German
12 Fox Fire by John W. May
13 Reaching God's Expectations by Lyle P. Flinner
14 Which Bible Shall I Read? by Ralph Earle

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - January 6, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Milo L. Arnold
L. Lee Gaines
Jack M. Scharn
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Michael Hutchens
George Decker
Iris Cathell
Katherine Bevis
P. J. Smith
Elden Rawlings
Leo C. Davis
Roland Stanford
William J. Nichols
Ovella Satre Shafer
A young girl looking at a picture.
"In the Power of the Spirit"/ Official Organ of the Church of the Nazarene/ Nazarene Theological Seminary See Page 14/ "He is happiest, be he king or peasant who finds peace in his home." --Goethe/ For the Whole Family Eight Extra Pages

02 Soul Disturbers by General Superintendent Powers

03 Photographs or Paintings? by Milo L. Arnold

04 A Striking Contrast by L. Lee Gaines

04 A Useful Man by Jack M. Scharn

05 Christianity’s Social Concern in America by J. Grant Swank

06 Remember When? By Michael Hutchens

07 Saved by His Grace by George Decker

08 The Christian Home … and its Survival by Iris Cathell

09 God’s Footprints by Katherine Bevis

10 An Experience or a Person by P. J. Smith

English
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