C. Neil Strait

C. Neil Strait served in the Church of the Nazarene a pastor in Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan and as district superintendent of the Michigan District for 23 years.

 

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Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - June 23, 1971

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Thomas G. Nees
Katherine Bevis
J. Ray Shadowens
A. Elwood Sanner
Mary Scott
Ted Balof
Darrell E. Luther
G. Stuart McWhirter
Rosemary Lee
Richard S. Taylor
C. William Fisher
E. E. Wordsworth
C. Neil Strait
George L. Smith
Paul R. Martin
A red candle on a blue background with the word PEACE repeated.
Dominion Day (Canada) July 1 "... and on earth peace" (Luke 2:14) Independence Day (U.S.A.) July 4

02 The Helplessness of Jesus by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Dominion by Tom Nees

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Herald of Holiness - June 26, 1963

D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
Earl E. Barrett
Mamie B. Hendricks
Jack M. Scharn
James V. Wilbanks
Ruth Wood Vaughn
C. Neil Strait
Vernon L. Wilcox
J. J. Steele
Lawrence B. Hicks
A dirt path through evergreen trees with a large mountain in the distance.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Mount Hood, Oregon

02 Reclaiming Human Failures by General Superintendent Vanderpool

03 You Can’t Depend on … Feeling by Earl E. Barrett

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Herald of Holiness - June 30, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
James W. Steele
Charles M. Elam
C. Edwin Murphey
Marian L. Knorr
C. Neil Strait
J. Lowell George
Jack M. Scharn
Jean Leathers Phillips
A. S. London
Ovella Satre Shafer
Florence Scripps Kellog
Sheet music of This is My Father's World; Inset: the Statue of Liberty
This is My Father's World, Hymn of the Month, July, 1965; What Price Our Freedom! See Page 6

02 The Trumpet Never Calls Retreat by General Superintendent Williamson
03 My Fallout Shelter by James W. Steele
04 Our Church Has a Mission by Charles M. Elam
05 “The Truth Shall Make You Free” by C. Edwin Murphey
05 I Knelt in Prayer by Marian L. Knorr
06 What Price Our Freedom! by C. Neil Strait
06 The Transforming Touch by J. Lowell George
07 Focus of Faith by Jack M. Scharn
07 “If Thou Be Pleased…” by Jean Leathers Phillips
08 Are We Deceiving Ourselves as a Nation? by A. S. London

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Herald of Holiness - March 1, 1976

John A. Knight
Orville Jenkins
Vernon L. Wilcox
Steven Pollard
James V. Wilbanks
Jarrell W. Garsee
A. Eugene Hudgens
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Wanda Lang
Ivan Beals
Alex Deasley
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Morris Chalfant
Thomas W. Thomas
Albert J. Lown
C. Neil Strait
Paul R. Martin
Dorothy A. Stickell
Aarlie J. Hull
Gene E. Ahlstrom
An ice and snow covered waterway as the sun dips below a hilly horizon.
Photo ID: Kancamagus Highway

02 Let Us Pray by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 Ananias and the Lord by Vernon L. Wilcox
04 What the World Needs Now by Steven Pollard
05 Two Horses, Two Girls, and God’s Word by James V. Wilbanks
06 Prescription for Guaranteed Guidance by Jarrell W. Garsee
07 Want to Know Something About Nazarenes? By A. Eugene Hudgens
08 Where There is No Vision by M. A. (Bud) Lunn
08 Trust Him by Wanda Lang
09 The Sanctity of the Home by Ivan A. Beals
10 Salvation from Sin in First John, Chapter One by A. R. G. Deasley

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Herald of Holiness - March 1, 1981

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Roy Austin
R. Franklin Cook
Harris Jamison
William L. Poteet
Nancy Scharler
Dwayne W. Hildie
Venita Hancock
William Goodman
G. Weatherley
Lola M. Williams
Peter W. Gentry
Fletcher Galloway
C. Neil Strait
Al Vescera
Wally Johnston
Trees and brush covered in frost shining in the morning sun.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 God's Indwelling Spirit, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 Facing the Energy Crisis in the Church, Roy Austin
4 Letters
5 Nazarene, What Do You See Over Your Back Fence?, R. Franklin Cook
7 Are We Singing Our Faith?, Harris Jamison
8 I Believe, William L. Poteet
9 Our Lord's Sustaining Power, Nancy L. Scharler
10 A Desolate House, D. W. Hildie
11 A Family Won, Venita Hancock
11 The Pharisee and the Publican (a poem), Anne Walker
12 Something about Pornography, William Goodman

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Herald of Holiness - March 1, 1987

William E. McCumber
John A. Knight
C. Neil Strait
Alton Hacker
Robert E. Maner
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Steven Doerr
David F. Nixon
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Nina Beegle
Mary K. Hughes
Donald L. "Roy" Stults
Glen Lewis Van Dyne
Carole L. Spengler
Connie Unknown
A stained glass window of Jesus praying.
Thanks! See page 34.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Lenten Season and Revival, General Superintendent: John A. Knight
3 The Cost of Neglect, C. Neil Strait
3 Keep Me Tuned – A Prayer, Alton Hacker
4 Letters
5 The Dirty Dozen, Robert E. Maner
6 A Tribute to M. A. “Bud” Lunn, Board of General Superintendents
7 Tributes to “Bud”
9 Losing the Focus, Steven Doerr
10 Do Something with your Hands, David F. Nixon
11 O Kindle a Love, Alice Hansche Mortenson
11 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Nina E. Beegle
12 40 is just Beginning, Mary K. Hughes

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 10, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Willard L. Emerson
Paul R. Martin
T. G. Jones
Pearl Derby Wright
James V. Wilbanks
Jean Leathers Phillips
B. Lothair Green
Dorothy S. Hampton
Clark H. Lewis
C. Neil Strait
James C. Tasker
Enola Chamberlain
A tree growing top of a rock outcropping being worn away by waves from the Bay of Fundy. Inset: a rocket launching.
Rocks at Hopewell Cape, Canada Atlantic District Church of the Nazarene/ Spirituality in a Space Age See Page 6

02 That I May Know Him by General Superintendent Coulter
03 Unconscious Backsliding by Willard L. Emerson
04 None Famous by Paul Martin
05 What God Hath Put Asunder by T. G. Jones
05 Priceless Promise by Pearl Derby Wright
06 Spirituality in a Space Age by J. V. Wilbanks
07 Bread upon the Waters by Jean Leathers Phillips
08 Thorns and Things by B. Lothair Green
09 “I’m Sorry”… Words of Healing by Dorothy S. Hampton
10 “Bring Me Some, Grandma!” by Clark H. Lewis
10 Aimless Living by C. Neil Strait

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Herald of Holiness - March 12, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
C. Neil Strait
Edward Lawlor
Mae Bahan
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Stephen J. Rieder
Mary E. Latham
Bill Nielson
C. William Fisher
Donald W. Hall
D. Bruce Lockerbie
Milo L. Arnold
James Dobson
Albert J. Lown
Ross Hayslip
Robert L. Sawyer
Aarlie J. Hull
Lora Lee Dunkin
A sunset montage in red and black, black and white, and sky blue.
The King is Coming, a poem by C. Neil Strait

01 The King is Coming by C. Neil Strait
02 Rejoice - "The Lord is At Hand" by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 You Can't Tell Me There Isn't a God by Mae Bahan
04 For the Little While I'm Here by Alice Hansche Mortenson
04 Gemstones By Stephen J. Rieder
05 I'm Glad You Told Me by Mary E. Latham
06 Lessons from Cana by Bill Nielson
08 Day of Decision by C. William Fisher
09 Principles of Identity and Integration by Don W. Hall
10 Sometimes You Can See Better by D. Bruce Lockerbie

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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

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 13, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
C. Neil Strait
Byron H. Maybury
Judith Oldridge
Dorothy K. Coburn
Leighton Ford
Sylvan F. Starks
C. William Fisher
Jim Cummins
Merrill S. William
Lyle P. Flinner
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Aarlie J. Hull
David K. Kline
An image of a white dove with an olive branch repeated.
"And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:7)

02 The Indwelling Spirit by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 Life's Options by C. Neil Strait
04 God's Loving Hand by Byron H. Maybury
04 What's It All About? by Judith Oldridge
05 Our Sparrow by Dorothy K. Coburn
06 Covered Up or Covered Over? by Leighton Ford
09 Is God a Respecter of Language by Sylvan F. Starks
10 Holiness is Not "Trying Harder" by C. William Fisher
11 Add a Little More by Jim Cummins
12 I Almost Knew E. Stanley Jones by Merrill S. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Hal M. von Stein
Clare St. John
Katherine Bevis
L. Thurl Mann
C. William Fisher
C. Neil Strait
Helen Temple
Mark F. Smith
Robert L. Sawyer
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Aarlie J. Hull
Hugh H. Gorman
John A. Knight
Mrs. "Jack" Holstead
A white-steepled bell tower with a large clock face above the portico of a church.

02 Minus or Plus? by General Superintendent Lewis

03 Bright Darkness by Hal M. von Stein

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Charles Strickland
William E. McCumber
Raymond C. McAhren
Jerry Hull
Harold I. Smith
Neil Wiseman
Harold F. Bell
Mary E. Latham
James Dobson
Richard S. Barnett
Harold William Reed
Nancy Wahonick
David F. Nixon
C. Neil Strait
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Pauline E. Spray
Ernest E. Grosse
Red tulips in full bloom.

02 Five Million for World Missions at Easter by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 My Most Needed Prayer by W. E. McCumber
04 St. Patrick’s Vision by Raymond McAhren
05 Self-Acceptance or Self-Pride? By Jerry D. Hull
06 Reaching Out When We Cannot Speak Out by Harold Ivan Smith
07 To The city with Love by Neil Wiseman
08 The Miracle Building by Harold F. Bell
09 Love colors It Beautiful by Mary E. Latham
10 Focus on the Family by James C. Dobson
11 Small Dangers by Richard S. Barnett

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Jerry Hull
John H. Shank
Vaughn R. Davis
George Eplin
Carlton Hansen
James D. Hamilton
Morris Chalfant
Donald S. Metz
Paul T. Culbertson
Robert Branson
C. Neil Strait
Vernon L. Wilcox
Charles L. Childers
Cheryl Christmas
Jerald Johnson
John Chilton
Marilyn Chambers
Donald James Thayer
Jesus hanging on the cross against a red sky.

02 Easter Means Joy And Hope by General Superintendent Eugene L. Stowe
03 Noise Pollution and the Cross by Jerry D. Hull
03 Atonement by John H. Shank
04 God Built A Bridge by Vaughn R. Davis
05 Redemption’s Price by George Eplin
06 Seven Words of Love by C. D. Hansen
07 Loneliness, the Curable Disease by James Hamilton
08 Failure Is Part of Life by Morris Chalfant
08 What Is A Layman?
09 Book Briefs: Our Battle And Our Hope by Paul T. Culbertson—Reviewed by Donald S. Metz
10 A Controversial Version by Robert Branson

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1978

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
C.T. Corbett
Annie Stevens
Donald Hasselman
Roy F. Quanstrom
Charles Hastings Smith
William M. Boggs
Morris Chalfant
J. Kenneth Grider
Joseph H. Mayfield
Ed Felter
Jerry Hull
Marcia Schwartz
Nina Walter
Harold DeMott
Derl G. Keefer
C. William Ellwanger
G. Frederick Owen
C. Neil Strait
Maggie Culver Fry
Fred Kemper
Fletcher Galloway
White Easter lilies against a red background and a cross sihlouetted in the foreground.

2 WHEN MEN ARE LEFT TO THEMSELVES by George Coulter
3 SEVEN EASTER BLESSINGS by C. T. Corbett
4 PASSOVER MEDITATION by Annie Stevens
4 TWO GARDENS by Donald Hasselman
5 FIVE EASTERS by Roy Quanstrom
6 SINCE CHRIST AROSE by Charles Hastings Smith
7 YOU WERE THERE by William Boggs
8 FROM PRAYERLESSNESS TO PRAYERFULNESS by Morris Chalfant
9 BUT LATER ON CALVARY by J. Kenneth Grider
10 HOW MUCH MORE by J. H. Mayfield
11 EASTER SYMPHONY by Ed Felter
12 ARE YOU DOING GOOD? by Jerry D. Hull

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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1983

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Ruth Gibson
Albert J. Lown
Don J. Gibson
Sue Kruse
Ernie McNaught
Steve Cooley
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Ross Hayslip
L. Guy Nees
Harold I. Smith
Sharon Herington
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Morris Chalfant
Ben Benson
C. Neil Strait
Ronald Adkins
A newborn baby with dark hair wrapped in a pink blanket.
See "What Good is Wide Open if No One Walks In?" Page 3

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Springtime – Renewal Time, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 What Good Is Wide Open If No One Walks In?, Ruth Gibson
4 Letters
5 The Priority of Prayer, Albert J. Lown
6 Bridges of Love for Revival, Don J. Gibson
7 “Lovest Thou Me?” (Poem), Sue Kruse
8 Enter – The King!, Ernest McNaught
9 Nazarene Roots Home Missions in a Colorado Soddie, 1916; Steve Cooley
10 Palm Sunday Parade, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
11 Jesus Is Your Affair, Ross W. Hayslip
12 Impressions of China, L. Guy Nees

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Herald of Holiness - March 18, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
C. Paul Gray
W. M. Lynch
Geneva Hunting
Harold F. Bell
Laura Forinash
Ruth Teasdale
W. B. Franklin
Mary Hawks
Ruby Franklin
C. Neil Strait
Ross Hayslip
Charles L. Childers
Crater Lake, Oregon. Inset: a cross in the mountains.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Crater Lake in Southern Oregon General Assembly and Conventions Portland, Oregon June 18-26, 1964.

02 After Holiness-What? By General Superintendent Powers 03 The Cross … and Beyond! By C. Paul Gray 04 Big Church Little Church 05 They Know Not What They Do by W. M. Lynch 05 He Gave Himself by Geneva Hunting 06 A Layman Speaks to Laymen by Harold F. Bell 07 A One and a Circle by Laura Forinash 08 He is a King by Ruth Teasdale 09 The Liberty of the Lord by W. B. Franklin 10 Clean Clear Through! By Mary Hawks 10 Two Women went to the Church to Pray by Ruby Franklin 11 Man Loses his Poverty in Christ by C. Neil Strait 12 The Impossibility of Neutrality by Ross W. Hayslip 12 Can it be True?

English
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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 28, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Nick Regillo
Thomas W. Thomas
Carolyn K. Brewer
Katherine Bevis
C. Neil Strait
B. Edgar Johnson
Dorothy Boone Kidney
Thomas G. Nees
Jim Spruce
Lyle Potter
James D. Hamilton
Aarlie J. Hull
James E. Turner
A stream running through a valley. Inset: Easter lilies at the foot of a cross.

02 The Church of Your Choice by General Superintendent Stowe

03 How Do You Nazarenes Do It? by Nick Regillo

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 29, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Wayne M. Warner
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Joline Kaneshiro
Ovella Satre Shafer
William E. McCumber
Fletcher Spruce
Herman R. Holler
John A. Knight
Katherine Bevis
Milo L. Arnold
C. Neil Strait
Luoma Photos
Mark Rudeen
Aarlie J. Hull
Jack M. Scharn
Fletcher Galloway
Easter lilies.
"...alive for evermore." Revelation 1:18

02 He Lives! by General Superintendent Jenkins

03 Strengthened from God's Boundless Resources by Wayne M. Warner

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 30, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Norman W. Bloom
William Sedat
Betty Sedat
Kenneth H. Martin
C. Neil Strait
Randal Earl Denny
Frances Bowman
Board of General Superintendents
Floyd W. Hawkins
A woman looking at cloth in a busy market in Guatemala.
Holy Dissatisfaction (See page 3.) Translation is the Key to Gospel Story in Guatemala. (See page 4.)

02 Is My Name Written There? by General Superintendent Lewis 03 Holy Dissatisfaction by Norman W. Bloom 04 Translation Key to Gospel Story by William and Betty Sedat 07 New Peace Prevails In Face of Tragedy by Kenneth H. Martin 08 The Misunderstanding That Kills by C. Neil Strait 09 “It Is Finished” by Randal E. Denny 10 “Little Sacraments: Washing Things” by Frances Bowman 12 Missionaries Appointed by the General Board 15 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 17 People in the News 17 News of Revivals 17 Hymn of the Month by Floyd W.

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