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 - 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, 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 1, 1984

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Margaret Lee
Robert E. Maner
Muriel Scammahorn
Virginia Walmsley
A. Brent Cobb
B.F. Haynes
Paul D. Mangum
Irmgard L. Williams
C. Neil Strait
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry McCant
Jean Hogan Dudley
G. Weatherley
Miriam Hall
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Ralph E. Taylor
A father and mother with a son and a daughter who is eating two ice cream cones.
National Family Week, May 6-12

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Differences and Divisions, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 A Mother’s Legacy of Faith, Margaret Lee
4 Letters
5 A Home Saved, Robert E. Maner
6 Sheltered by a Mother’s Prayers, Muriel E. Scammahorn
7 Prayer for a Child (a Poem), Virginia Walmsley
7 Billboards That Breathe, A. Brent Cobb
8 Christian Perfection, B. F. Haynes
9 Sanctified Enthusiasm – Our Heritage, Paul Mangum
10 My Other Mothers, Irmgard L. Williams
11 The Touch of Hope, C. Neil Strait

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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Edward Lawlor
Harold DeMott
Board of General Superintendents
B. Edgar Johnson
Victor Peters
Ross E. Price
Claude D. Wilson
Harold William Reed
C. Neil Strait
C. Neil Strait
Paul R. Martin
James Dobson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Richard Smith
Lawrence W. Durkee
Mary E. Latham
Alice Rutter
S. Frank Hicke
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry N. Sparks
An oil painting with a collage of buildings and men from Nazarene history.
Heritage Nazarene; oil painting by Victor Peters (wraps around to back cover) See pg. 5 for full description

02 Complacency by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 The Hidden Beatitude by Harold DeMott
04 General Assemble Prayer Proclamation by the Board of General Superintendents
05 A Pictorial History by B. Edgar Johnson
06 How Should One Testify to the Experience of Heart Purity? By Ross E. Price
07 1976 Belongs to Us! By Claude D. Wilson
08 I Believe in Vision by Harold W. Reed
09 The Case Against Social Drinking by C. Neil Strait
09 "My People Have Forgotten" by Paul Martin
10 Television at Its Worst by James C. Dobson

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Edward Lawlor
Harold DeMott
Board of General Superintendents
B. Edgar Johnson
Victor Peters
Ross E. Price
Claude D. Wilson
Harold William Reed
C. Neil Strait
C. Neil Strait
Paul R. Martin
James Dobson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Richard Smith
Lawrence W. Durkee
Mary E. Latham
Alice Rutter
S. Frank Hicke
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry N. Sparks
An oil painting with a collage of buildings and men from Nazarene history.
Heritage Nazarene; oil painting by Victor Peters (wraps around to back cover) See pg. 5 for full description

02 Complacency by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 The Hidden Beatitude by Harold DeMott
04 General Assemble Prayer Proclamation by the Board of General Superintendents
05 A Pictorial History by B. Edgar Johnson
06 How Should One Testify to the Experience of Heart Purity? By Ross E. Price
07 1976 Belongs to Us! By Claude D. Wilson
08 I Believe in Vision by Harold W. Reed
09 The Case Against Social Drinking by C. Neil Strait
09 "My People Have Forgotten" by Paul Martin
10 Television at Its Worst by James C. Dobson

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Charles E. Higgins
Virginia Curl Benson
G. Weatherley
Miriam S. Lewis
Thomas W. Klewin
Jean Hogan Dudley
Debbie Salter
Elizabeth B. Jones
Hal Bonner
Frances Simpson
Irene Ness
John Chilton
Neil Hightower
Homer Smith
C. Neil Strait
Jerry Hull
Charles L. Childers
Don J. Gibson
Dorothy A. Stickell
Robert Branson
James D. Hamilton
Ruby Lockenour
A man plowing a field with two workhorses and a dog.

02 Pentecost by General Superintendent V. H. Lewis
03 Made To Be Possessed by Charles E. Higgins
03 Changed by His Hand by Virginia Curl Benson
04 Expectations for Revival by G. Weatherly
05 They Will Sing Again by Miriam S. Lewis
06 The Track—God’s Smallest Witness by Thomas W. Klewin
06 You Prayed For Me by Jean Hogan Dudley
07 Book Brief: Because God Made Me by Elizabeth B. Jones—Reviewed by Debbie Salter
08 The Friendship of the Holy Spirit by Hal Bonner
08 Flowers Speak by Frances Simpson
09 Love vs. Law by Irene Ness

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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 19, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Clayton Bonar
Fletcher Galloway
Paul R. Martin
Dave Hall
Marcella Brenner
Kay Ford
Milo L. Arnold
C. Neil Strait
David L. Fletcher
Dorothy S. Hampton
Deane R. Hardy
A. S. London
A Los Angeles highway in the night. Inset: a man sharing a Christian tract with another person.
A Day of Unforgettable Witnessing See Page 11. Downtown Los Angeles at Night Los Angeles District Church of the Nazarene.

02 The Outer Limits of Worldly Wisdom by General Superintendent Powers
03 Motivated to Live! By Clayton Bonar
04 The “Bulldog” Strain in Saints by Fletcher Galloway
05 Saints Anonymous by Paul Martin
05 The Great Physician by Dave Hall
06 Mother’s Day Awakening by Marcella Brenner
06 The Simplicity of Faith by Kay Ford
07 Don’t Stay at a Motel! by Milo L. Arnold
08 Watch the “Uncoordinated Drift” by C. Neil Strait
08 The Power of Purpose by David L. Fletcher
09 Berries and Mud Puddles by Dorothy S. Hampton

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 21, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Paul D. Mangum
C. Neil Strait
Christina "Chris" Grauman
George Privett
Clara Galloway
John Loveland
Emily Sargent Councilman
Nina Walter
J. Kenneth Grider
Carl C. Williams
Fred M. Weatherford
Dallas Baggett
Randy Michael
Donald W. Hall
Laura Mae Douglass
Rick Withrow
The bell tower of a stone church with a red-shingled roof. The tree in the foreground is bare.
Memorial Day May 26, 1975

02 "Remove Not the Ancient Landmark" by General Superintendent V.H. Lewis
03 You Slow Down! by Paul D. Mangum
04 Lord, Make Me a Listener by C. Neil Strait
04 Faith's Sight by Christina Grauman
04 Take it Easy? by George W. Privett, Jr.
05 A Very Present Help by Clara Galloway
06 Fanny Crosby and Her Critics by John Loveland
07 You Came by Emily Sargent Councilman
08 Poor Me by Nina Walter
09 It Costs and Costs and Costs by J. Kenneth Grider
10 Toward a Happy Retirement by Carl C. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - May 22, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Robert E. Speer
Hardy C. Powers
Willis E. Snowbarger
Brian L. Farmer
Wesley D. Tracy
C. Neil Strait
Kenneth Vogt
M. Harold Daniels
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A quote from Robert E. Speer.

01 Quote from Robert E. Speer
02 Fling Away Ambitions By General Superintendent Powers
03 Can the Holiness Message Penetrate the University Campus? By Willis E. Snowbarger
05 A Plum in His Mouth By Brian L. Farmer
06 Must Self Die Too? By Wesley D. Tracy
07 Pen Points: I Quit By C. Neil Strait
08 This is the Church! By Kenneth Vogt
09 Where Did You Learn the Most? By M. Harold Daniels
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: The Search for Inner Peace By John S. Noftle

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 22, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Pauline E. Spray
Pam Nickerson
Richard A. Miller
C. Neil Strait
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
Lyle P. Flinner
Geraldine Nicholas
Randy Michael
Shirlene Braswell
Theodore W. Willingham
Harold DeMott
Wil M. Spaite
Clifford, Jr. Chew
John C. Oster
Aarlie J. Hull
Jack Wayne Furbee
A collage of tissue paper with a white dove and the words "By My Spirit..."
"By My Spirit..." Vacation Bible School Sunday - May 26/ Memorial Day - May 27/ Pentecost (Whitsunday) - June 2

02 The Miracle of Pentecost by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 "Tie a Knot and Hang On" by Pauline E. Spray
04 To James: I Love You by Pam Nickerson
04 Today by Richard Miller
05 Have a Good Day by C. Neil Strait
06 Pentecost or Babel...Today! by Russell Metcalfe
07 Accepting Others by Lyle P. Flinner
08 Tribute to Derek by Geraldine Nicholas
10 Sanctification: The Holy Spirit in His Fullness by Randy Michael
11 Brother Joe by Shirlene Webb Braswell

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 23, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Daniel Steele
Dorothy Lamb
G. Thomas Spiker
Gene Van Note
James D. Hamilton
Thomas G. Nees
C. Neil Strait
R. B. Acheson
Robert H. Scott
Carroll E. Simcox
Maynard James
Albert L. Gamble
Aarlie J. Hull
David K. Kline
Many colorful flowers.

02 Prepared for the Crisis by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Death That Has Meaning by Daniel Steele

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Herald of Holiness - May 26, 1971

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Clarence Jacobs
Katherine Bevis
C. Neil Strait
William M. Greathouse
Isobel Finney
Rosemary Lee
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Paul R. Martin
Mel-Thomas Rothwell
C. William Fisher
Linda Banz
Darrell E. Luther
Thomas G. Nees
Eunice Clark
A mountain-scape with a large body of water.
"...he leadeth me besides still waters." Psalms 23:2 Pentecost Sunday, May 30 Memorial Day, May 31 Home Missions Insert -See center pages.

02 Our Eternal Contemporary by General Superintendent Young 03 The Message of the Gospel to the Modern City by Clarence C. Jacobs 05 A Light At the River by Katherine Bevis 06 What Do Atheists Build? by C. Neil Strait 07 The Significance of Water Baptism by William M. Greathouse 09 The Day the Shepherds Came by Isobel Finney 09 Faith at Home by Rosemary Lee 10 A Letter to the Church of the Nazarene on the Eve of My Wedding by Ruth Vaughn 10 Pen Points: Love-Watchers by Paul Martin 11 "The Hidden Soul of Harmony" by Mel-Thomas Rothwell 12 More Power to You by C.

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Herald of Holiness - May 4, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Ivan Beals
C. William Fisher
A. Milton Smith
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Milo L. Arnold
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Luther Dennis
Ross Hayslip
Stan Mooneyham
C. Neil Strait
Floyd W. Hawkins
A view of a lake in a valley framed by flowering trees.
World Evangelism Conference (See page 13.) Mother's Day: May 8 (See special features: pages 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12)

02 Mother’s Memorial by General Superintendent Williamson 03 Homemade Evangelism by Ivan Beals 04 “Yours,…” by C. William Fisher 05 The Unashamed Sanctifier by A. Milton Smith 06 The Wasted Hour by Kathryn Blackburn Peck 07 Mothers in Prison by Milo L. Arnold 08 My Only Mother by Ruth Vaughn 09 Miracles: Can They Still Occur? by Luther Dennis 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Mother Was a Partner by Ross W.

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Herald of Holiness - May 5, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
C. Neil Strait
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
William J. Nichols
Mrs. Ron J. Pelton
Ovella Satre Shafer
Rex Olson
Joanne McCready
E. E. Wordsworth
Mrs. D. E. Clay
Ross Hayslip
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
L. Nelson Bell
Milo L. Arnold
Enola Chamberlain
Clyde Golliher
Harold C. Frodge
Earl A. Ray
Betty Powers Runyon
A red-orange tinted photo of a Bible with carnations on top. Inset: An Aguarunan woman holding a baby.
Visit to the Aguarunas See Page 14/ Mother's Day May 9, 1965

02 The Obedience of Faith by General Superintendent Young
03 You and Your Child’s Faith by C. Neil Strait
04 He Is Waiting by Tressa C. Hansen
04 Grouping in the Elementary School by William J. Nichols
05 Mother’s Plight by Mrs. Ron J. Pelton
06 Find These Bible Birds by Ovella Satre Shafer
07 Mother by Rex Olson
07 Obey and Let Live! By Joanne McCready
08 Are You a Worrywart? by E. E. Wordsworth
08 Word Portraits by Mrs. D. E. Clay
09 Paul’s Sister’s Son by Ross W. Hayslip

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 7, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Mary E. Latham
Doris Strange
C. Neil Strait
E. L. Dalton
J. N. White
Morris Chalfant
Mrs. Gary G. Hulett
Vernon L. Wilcox
C. William Fisher
Eleanor W. Cunningham
Geraldine Nicholas
Albert J. Lown
Oscar F. Reed
Donald W. Hall
Aarlie J. Hull
Michael H. Bigler
A mother gazing at her baby.
Mother's Day

02 Portrait of a Mother by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 Solid Walnut for Mother by Mary E. Latham
04 Mother - Employed By God by Doris Strange
05 Life: Ordeal or Adventure? by C. Neil Strait
06 When Teen-agers Rebel by E.L. Dalton
07 Power and Lowliness by J. N. White
08 The Good Means Christlikeness by Morris Chalfant
09 Tell 'Em - Mom by Mrs. Gary G. Hulett, Sr.
10 Joy Rediscovered by Vernon L. Wilcox
11 A Family For God by C. Williams Fisher

English
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Herald of Holiness - May 9, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Charlene Daley
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Dallas T. Hudspeth
Fred Wenger
Glen Lewis Van Dyne
Orville Clark
Ross Hayslip
C. Neil Strait
James T. Christy
Ted E. Martin
James D. Hamilton
C. William Fisher
Kenneth L. Dodge
Morris Chalfant
Aarlie J. Hull
Ron Greeno
The Koker family gathered around the Bible and an article by G.B. Williamson
The Honored Guest in Our Home by G.B. Williamson

02 Queen of the Home by General Superintendent Strickland

03 Occupation: Mother by Charlene Daley

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Herald of Holiness - November 1, 1976

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Albert J. Lown
Lily S. Thomas
Marcia L. Mitchell
E. E. Wordsworth
Ovella Satre Shafer
C. Neil Strait
Al Truesdale
Thomas R. Couch
Theo Carter
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Shirley Pope Waite
Alex Deasley
James Dobson
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Aarlie J. Hull
Sara Chilton
A birch tree by a rock wall as the trees turn red and orange.

02 "I Will Heal Their Land" by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 The Grand Canyon by Albert J. Lown
04 Autumn Leaves by Lily S. Thomas
04 Teach Me Tenderness by Marcia L. Mitchell
05 Witnessing For Christ In The Home by E. E. Wordsworth
06 "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" by Ovella Satre Shafer
07 Where Do Hypochrites Bolong? by C. Neil Strait
08 Principles That Operate In The Spirit-Led Life by Al Truesdale
08 God's Music by Thomas R. Couch
09 One Church--One Body by Theo Carter

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 1, 1988

William E. McCumber
Ron Mercer
C. Neil Strait
Herbert McGonigle
William Goodman
Kathy Moseberry
Curt Bowers
Stan Meek
Neil Hightower
Ray Hendrix
Richard A. Miller
E. Ruth Glover
Marlene J. Chase
Eugene L. Stowe
Earl G. Lee
Dorothy Tarrant
Katy Houk
Stephen W. Seelig
A sailboat on the water, land in the background, sun shining behind the clouds.
Helps for the Disciplined Life/ Samuel Wesley-Father of Methodism/ Tough Questions, Hard Answers/ Church of the Nazarene

ARTICLES
4 Camp Creek Harvest, Ron Mercer
5 Helps for the Disciplined Life, C. Neil Strait
6 Samuel Wesley - Father of Methodism, Herbert McGonigle
9 Cocaine Cure, William Goodman
10 A Church Planter and a Stubborn Mule, Kathy L. Moseberry
12 Tough Questions, Hard Answers, Curt Rowers
14 Fireproofing? ... Or Chasing Fire Trucks?, Stan Meek
16 Reconciliation, Neil E. Hightower
17 What In The World Is “Arul Maa Mazai”?, Ray Hendrix

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