Stephen W. Nease

Stephen Wesley Nease was an educator and president of four different institutions of higher education: Mount Vernon Nazarene College 1966-1972, Bethany Nazarene College 1972-1976, Nazarene Theological Seminary 1976-1981, Eastern Nazarene College 1981-1989. He served as the first Commissioner of Education for the Church of the Nazarene from 1989 until his retirement in 1994. He was the father of two daughters, Linda Scott and Melissa Wallace; four sons, Floyd Nease, Stephen Nease, Jr., David Hardy Nease (who died at the age of 9), and David Wayne Nease.

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Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1959

Stephen S. White
H. Orton Wiley
Roy H. Cantrell
Willis E. Snowbarger
Eugene L. Stowe
J. Wesley Mieras
Stephen W. Nease
Anna M. Gilleland
Sylvester T. Ludwig
Ross Hayslip
Fred Floyd
Bertha Munro
First page of the Herald.

01 Our Educational Heritage by H. Orton Wiley

03 What is a Christian College? By Roy H. Cantrell

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1982

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Bill Draper
Harold I. Smith
Hugh Rae
Kenneth H. Pearsall
R. Curtis Smith
John A. Knight
Stephen W. Nease
Leslie Parrott
Homer J. Adams
Neil Hightower
Steve Cooley
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Audre Pitts
Leonard S. Oliver
William J. Prince
Leon Seager
A red brick church with a white steeple framed by tree with people walking up to it.
Photo ID: Quincy, Massachusetts Wollaston Church Nazarene College Day April 25

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Church and the College, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 He Taught Me With His Tears, Bill Draper
3 My Tears (a poem), Harold Ivan Smith
4 Letters
5 Holy Influence, Hugh Rae
6 Our Unique Colleges, Kenneth H. Pearsall
7 Old Stubs, R. Curtis Smith
8 Is the Tail Wagging?, John A. Knight
9 Of Mud Pies and Motor Mechanics: A Meditation on Phillipians 1:3-11 (NIV), Stephen W. Nease
10 The Right of Return, Leslie Parrott
11 Helping the Preacher Preach, Homer J. Adams

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1985

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Howard T. Wall, Jr.
Michael Estep
Mark R. Moore
Irving Laird
Steve Cooley
Janet Smith Williams
Leonard S. Oliver
Stephen W. Nease
Anne W. Smith
Roger Parrott
Leslie Parrott
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Board of General Superintendents
Maynard James
An oil lamp burning against a red background that has the shadow of the cross on it.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Church and Her Colleges, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Alumni, Where Are They?, Howard T. Wall
4 Letters
5 Our Most Valued Asset – Our Youth, Mike Estep
6 Why the Nazarene College?, Mark R. Moore
8 Parents, Start Now to Prepare Your Children for College, Irving W. Laird
9 Nazarene Roots: In the Alberta District Assembly, 1929, Steve Cooley
10 They Taught Me the Learning Process, Janet Smith Williams
11 “Because You Gave…”, L. S. Oliver

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1977

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Stephen W. Nease
Harold A. March
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
J. Kenneth Grider
Paul R. Martin
Leslie Parrott
Charles L. Childers
Jack M. Scharn
Donald W. Hall
Mary Staley
George Privett
Lyle Knebel
Albert J. Lown
C. Neil Strait
Ruth A. Cameron
James D. Hamilton
Carlton Hansen
C. Dale German
Ann Ogden
A creek running through a snowy wood.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Offering February 13

02 Shake Off Thy Fears by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Ministering Buses! Symbol of Nazarene Theological Seminary by Stephen W. Nease
04 One Hundred Years of Tithing by Harold A. Marsh
04 It Shall Be Given You by Pearl Burnside McKinney
05 The Joy of Multiplication by Charles "Chic" Shaver
05 Heavenly Musings of A Christian by Tressa C. Terry
06 We Also Serve by J. Kenneth Grider
06 Book Briefs: The Power of Your Attitudes by Leslie Parrott--Reviewed by Paul Martin

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1978

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
John Seaman
Stephen W. Nease
Jack M. Scharn
J. Kenneth Grider
Peggy Perry
Oscar F. Reed
T. Gwyn Downing
E. E. Wordsworth
Paul W. Spear
Wil M. Spaite
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop
Morris A. Weigelt
Laura Mae Douglass
Dan Parker
Ethel King Dickerman
Wilma Chapman
A white-steepled church shadowy against a rose gold clouds.
Photo ID: Chocorua, New Hampshire Nazarene Theological Seminary Offering February 12

2 “AS THE SEMINARY GOES . . .” by Eugene L. Stowe
3 COMMITMENT AND LIFTING UP CHRIST by John Seaman
4 A TRUCK, A VAN . . . AND SEMINARY SUNDAY! by Stephen W. Nease
4 CHRIST’S OFFERING by Jack M. Scharn
6 THE BENEFITS OF PRAYER by J. Kenneth Grider
7 THE JOURNEY by Peggy Perry
8 GOD’S CALL TO SEPARATION by Oscar F. Reed
8 O FILL ME by T. Gwyn Downing
9 Book Briefs: WHY WORRY WHEN YOU CAN PRAY by E.E. Wordsworth; Reviewed by Paul W. Spear
10 ADRIEN-DAVID ROBICHAUD—“I SEARCHED FOR GOD AND HE FOUND ME” by Wil M. Spaite

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1979

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Stephen W. Nease
Al Truesdale
Morris A. Weigelt
Neil Hightower
Oscar F. Reed
Carol Wight
Dorothy Boone Kidney
Lyle P. Flinner
Merril S. William
Loren W. Gould
Pauline E. Spray
Terrell C. Sanders
Donald M. Joy
Jack M. Scharn
J. Kenneth Grider
S. Frank Hicke
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Larry McGranahan
Two images of a young man--one smiling at camera holding a bible, the other in profile with his chin in his hand.
Photo ID: Gary Kilinger of Avilla, Indiana, senior at NTS; Nazarene Theological Seminary Sunday, February 11, 1979

2 LIVING AND GIVING by Orville W. Jenkins
3 NAZARENE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY: “STANDING AT THE PLACE WHERE TWO WAYS MEET” by Stephen W. Nease
4 FAITH IS NOT A BENT STICK by Al Truesdale
6 INITIALING COMMITMENTS by Morris A. Weigelt
7 A WHOLE NEW LIFE by Neil E. Hightower
8 WHAT DO YOU MEAN— A HOLY LIFE? by Oscar F. Reed
9 LORD, GIVE ME THIS MOUNTAIN by Carol Wight
10 BLUE LUPINES FOR MEMORY by Dorothy Boone Kidney
11 DREAM GREAT DREAMS by Lyle P. Flinner
12 WHY GO TO NAZARENE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY? by Merrill S. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1980

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Stephen W. Nease
Rob L. Staples
Al Truesdale
Edward W., II Levin
J. Robert Sherwood
Oscar F. Reed
Luther S. Watson
Stanley J. Rodes
Marion Sessions
Robert W. Stringfield
J. Ray Shadowens
Geraldine Nicholas
Ross Hayslip
Richard S. Barnett
W. E. (Bill) Varian
Harold I. Smith
Lola M. Williams
Neil Hightower
Clara Olson
A white steepled church covered in snow at night.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Nazarene Theological Seminary - A Holiness Seminary, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 "Not...Just Another Seminary!:, Stephen W. Nease
4 Spiritual Discovery in a Classroom, Rob L. Staples
6 "I Demand My Responsibilities", Al Truesdale
8 The Life of Hope and the Hope of Our Lives, Edward W. Levin II
8 Anything but Awe, J. Robert Sherwood
9 The Marks of the Spirit, Oscar F. Reed
10 Bridge into the 80s, Luther S. Watson
11 Just the Right Combination, Stanley J. Rodes

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Herald of Holiness - January 15, 1981

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Stephen W. Nease
Al Truesdale
J. Kenneth Grider
C. Neil Strait
Oscar F. Reed
Neil Hightower
Jim Spruce
Richard S. Taylor
Robert E. Maner
Luther S. Watson
Wally Johnston
Unzell Simmons East
J. V. Wilbanks
Gary Allen Henecke
Raymond C. Kratzer
Keith A. Pagan
Paul D. Buchanan
The silhouette of a bell against a yellow and blue sunrise.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Sunday January 25, 1981

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Warning!, General Superintendent: V. H. Lewis
3 "Scholarship...Permeated by the Divine Presence", Stephen W. Nease
4 Letters
5 The Other Fall from Grace, Al Truesdale
6 We're Celebrating Holiness (a poem), J. Kenneth Grider
7 The Law of Reserved Right, C. Neil Strait
8 How to Survive A Sermon - And Like It!, Oscar F. Reed
9 From the H. F. Reynolds' Papers
10 The Inward Culture of the Soul, Neil E. Hightower
11 Losing the Luster, Jim Spruce

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Herald of Holiness - June 15, 1987

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Norman W. Bloom
Sue Kruse
Eugene A. Ratz
Lauren I. Seaman
Ron Lush
Eleanor W. Cunningham
Nina G. Gunter
Charles Panoyan
Stan Ingersol
Jack M. Barnell
Joseph D., Jr. Biscoe
Nina Beegle
Stephen W. Nease
David F. Nixon
A man and a woman with two girls walking on a dirt road.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Father – Provider and Priest, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 It All Begins At Home: A Letter to My Son, Norman W. Bloom
4 Letters
5 So Be It!, Sue Kruse
5 My Hope (a Poem), Eugene A. Ratz
6 How Do You Do It?, Lauren I. Seaman
7 Close to God, Close to Man, Ron Lush, Jr.
8 We Sponsored a Refugee Family, Eleanor W. Cunningham
9 “Because You Gave…”, Nina G. Gunter
10 A Wild Man Saved, Charles Panoyan

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Herald of Holiness - March 1, 1988

William E. McCumber
Carl Bangs
John W. May
Jesse C. Middendorf
Stephen W. Nease
Neil Hightower
Louie E. Bustle
G. Roger Schoenhals
David Skidmore
Leone A. Hunter Browning
W. Talmadge Johnson
Nina Beegle
Merle Lamprecht
Raymond W. Hurn
Dorothy Tarrant
Wally Johnston
Jo Harvey
Woman and child flying a red kite in a field with mountains in the distance.
The Secret of Facing Abundance/ Victorious Giving in Depressed Times/ The Transforming Spirit/ The Power of God/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 The Secret of Facing Abundance, Carl Bangs
6 Are Holiness And Humanity Incompatible?, John W. May
7 Victorious Giving In Depressed Times, Jesse C. Middendorf
8 I Saw Christ’s Church at Work Today!, Stephen W. Nease
9 The Transforming Spirit, Neil E. Hightower
11 The Power of God, Louie E. Bustle
12 Ten Little Words, G. Roger Schoenhals
13 Grazers Welcome, Dave Skidmore
14 This Harper Valley Had No PTA, Leone Hunter Browning
15 Why?, W. Talmadge Johnson
16 Bon Jour, Neighbor, Nina Beegle

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