Elden Rawlings

Elden Rawlings was a journalist who served as managing editor of the Nazarene Church news magazine for almost a decade in the mid-twentieth century. He went on to teach journalism at Mankato State, Syracuse, Texas Christian, Miami (Florida), and Oklahoma universities. He directed the journalism programs at the last three institutions. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, married to Menelva, and father to Michael and Mark.

 

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Works by this author

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Herald of Holiness - April 6, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Lance Zavitz
E. E. Wordsworth
Warren McNeilly
Roger M. Williams
Frank Howie
Harry A. Rich
L. Alline Swann
Elden Rawlings
Muriel Scammahorn
Esme Dougans
Ella Finkbeiner
A little girl in an Easter bonnet and dress kneeling by some Easter lilies
Among Forgotten Easter Sermons (See page 3.) How Haiti Gets Ready (See pages 8-9.)

02 The Power of His Resurrection by General Superintendent Young 03 Among Forgotten Easter Sermons by Lance Zavitz 05 The Easter Gospel by E. E. Wordsworth 06 “Christmas—Is April 9” by Warren McNeilly 06 “I Cannot Die” by Roger M. Williams 07 The Dawn by Frank Howie 08 How Haiti Gets Ready by Harry Rich 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 11 The Climb by L. Alline Swann 12 Japanese Radio—A Useful Gospel Tool by Elden Rawlings 13 Bethany First Widens Sunday School Margin 13 “No Need for a Bedspread” by Mrs.

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Herald of Holiness - December 29, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Dennis E. Wyrick
Jack M. Scharn
John Bass
Dorothy S. Hampton
J. Paul Downey
Robert W. Helfrich
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
An adding machine.
Ten Ways to Stretch a Paycheck (See page 5.) Ye Have Not Passed This Way (See page 8.)

02 The Stream of Time by General Superintendent Williamson

03 The Road Ahead by Dennis Wyrick

04 Footsteps of Faith by Jack M. Scharn

05 Ten Ways to Stretch A Paycheck by John Bass

07 Winter Reminds Me by Dorothy S. Hampton

08 Ye Have Not Passed This Way by J. Paul Downey

09 Whatever It Is I’m Sure It’s Good! by Robert W. Helfrich

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Giving, Enrollment, Training Among Church’s Biggest Gains by Elden Rawlings

13 The Church at Work

14 Hymn of the Month

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Herald of Holiness - December 6, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
G. Franklin Allee
William Goodman
Milo L. Arnold
Robert H. Scott
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Ron Fry
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Elden Rawlings
Paul T. Culbertson
Willis E. Snowbarger
A. Elwood Sanner
A collage: a line drawing of a cityscape, a Bible, a business man juxtaposed in the hand of another man.

02 The Bible-the Great Disturber By General Superintendent Coulter

03 Traveling in Circle By G. Franklin Allee

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Herald of Holiness - December 9, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
H. S. Palmquist
James R. Spittal
Donald R. Peterman
Morris Chalfant
James D. Foster
J. Paul Downey
Fletcher Galloway
Brian L. Farmer
Clayton Bonar
Elden Rawlings
An art piece of a satellite orbiting the globe and the Holy Bible. Inset: a picture of a man's hand pointing to a Bible verse.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; God's Word for a New Age, Universal Bible Sunday, December 13, 1964; Why Believe the Bible, See Page 6.

02 Thy Word is Truth by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Theory and Testimony by H. S. Palmquist

03 Full Commitment by J. R. Spittal

04 “God’s Word for a New Age” by Don Peterman

05 The Living Word in a Dying World by Morris Chalfant

06 Why Believe the Bible? By James D. Foster

07 Living by the Living Word by J. Paul Downey

08 Build More Stately Mansions by Fletcher Galloway

08 About God by Brian L. Farmer

09 The Cry for a Clean Heart by Clayton Bonar

10 New Book Tells Saga of Torchbearers by Elden Rawlings

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Ross Hayslip
B. F. Haynes
John Matthews
Katherine Bevis
Jerry McCant
Michael Hutchens
Clifford F. Church
Ann L. Lamp
Enola Chamberlain
Paul T. Culbertson
Elden Rawlings
A. Elwood Sanner
An ornate church steeple as seen down a busy downtown street.

02 “In Order That We May Preserve Our God-given Heritage...” General Superintendent Lewis
03 What Can We Offer the Secular City? By Ross W. Hayslip
04 50 Years Ago: On Liquor Control By B.F. Haynes
04 50 Years Ago: Pink Tea Prophets By John Matthews
04 "Prayer Changes... Me" By Katherine Bevis
06 Perfect Love By Jerry McCant
07 God's Hand in Our Pockets By Michael Hutchens
08 Point of View By Clifford F. Church
08 Sunday Morning Conflict By Ann L. Lamp
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - February 14, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
John M. Drescher
J. T. Butler
B. F. Haynes
Everett S. Phillips
F. Franklyn Wise
Betty Wretling
A. Percy Rainey
Lora Donoho
John S., Jr., Noftle
Elden Rawlings
Albert J. Lown
Silhouetted birds on a pier. The sun shines off the water.

02 Basic Christianity By General Superintendent Young

03 Requirements for Renewal By John M. Drescher

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Herald of Holiness - February 2, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Brian L. Farmer
F. W. Davis
Paul Orjala
Reeford L. Chaney
Melvin O. Unruh
Branson Roberts
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Milo L. Arnold
Leslie Parrott
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
A man speaking at a podium with many people watching around.
The Devil's Money (See page 5.) Conference on Evangelism Draws Record Numbers (See page 16.)

02 The Basic Value by General Superintendent Lewis 03 “He Knoweth Our Frame” by Brian L. Farmer 03 Hope by F. W. Davis 04 The Devil’s Money by Paul R. Orjala 05 The Man I’d Like to Be by Reeford L. Chaney 07 Peace: What Is It? by Melvin O. Unruh 08 Is Hypocrisy Necessary? by Branson Roberts 08 Day By Day by Kathryn Blackburn Peck 09 Do You Need a Guardian? by Milo L. Arnold 10 Toward Abundant Living: An Apology to Teen-Agers by Leslie Parrott 11 Editorially Speaking by W. T.

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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

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Herald of Holiness - February 7, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Thomas G. Nees
Paul M. Bassett
Vernon T. Groves
Ross Hayslip
Marilyn Slemmer
Elden Rawlings
Willis E. Snowbarger
Albert J. Lown
A yellow-tinted photo of a young man studying in a library as seen through an outside window.
Young theologians take advantage of improved facilities, curriculum See page 12.

02 Are We Strong Enough? By General Superintendent Benner

03 Helps to Holy Living: No Double Standard By Tom Nees

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Herald of Holiness - February 8, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Milo L. Arnold
Anonymous
Ward L. Kaiser
John J. Hancock
Harvey S. Galloway
W. Lee Gann
W. Shelburne Brown
Ovella Satre Shafer
George F. Ferguson
Elden Rawlings
A. Elwood Sanner
A quote from David Livingstone on Stewardship
On Stewardship I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the Kingdom of Jesus Christ. --David Livingstone

02 Capacity to Stand The Strain By General Superintendent Coulter
03 Of Men And Mountains By Milo L. Arnold
04 To Pledge or Not to Pledge Author Unknown
05 How to Grow Old--In a Hurry By Ward L. Kaiser
06 The Fool of February By John Hancock
07 "This is that..." H. S. Galloway
08 Communion on the Rocks By W. Lee Gann
09 True Values of Life By W. Shelburne Brown
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 True Beauty By Ovella Satre Shafer
12 Pro/Con: Letters to the Editor
13 Vital Statistics

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Herald of Holiness - February 9, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Reuben Welch
J. O. McClaskell
Richard H. Leffel
C. Neil Strait
Ruth Teasdale
Hal M. von Stein
Hugh Slater
Betty Martin
Joyce Leth
Elden Rawlings
David Hynd
A white stone obelisk with a statue of Abraham Lincoln and Civil War soldiers.
Photo ID: Lincoln Monument Springfield, Illinois The Making of a Minister (See page 12.) Full General Board Report (See page 16.)

02 What Is a Man Worth? by General Superintendent Williamson 03 The Spirit of Jesus by Reuben R. Welch 04 Late, But Not Too Late! by J. O. McCaskell 05 Homesick by Richard H. Leffel 06 The Specter of Meaninglessness by C. Neil Strait 07 When God Eavesdropped by Ruth Teasdale 08 Full of Half-Truth by H. M. Von Stein 09 Building Bridges by Hugh Slater 09 Goal Ahead – A Sweater! by Betty Martin 09 Growth by Joyce Leth 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 The Making of a Minister by Elden Rawlings 14 Missionary Nurse Cited For Service by Queen by Dr.

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Herald of Holiness - January 18, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
J. Kenneth Grider
H. R. Ballough
J. J. Steele
Lawrence B. Hicks
Vernon T. Groves
Charles Allen McConnell
Paul T. Culbertson
Enola Chamberlain
Elden Rawlings
Gloria Willingham
A. Elwood Sanner
A green-tinted view of trees before a rock face.
What Helped the Olsens? Their child was dead. What could the pastor say? (See page 3.) Helps to Holy Living (See "About This Issue," page 4.)

02 The Glory That Once Was By General Superintendent Powers
03 What Helped the Olsens? By J. Kenneth Grider
04 The People Who Thought They Could By H. R. Ballough
06 How Wise Are the Wise? By J. J. Steele
07 Holiness Exalts God By Lawrence B. Hicks
08 The Bondage of Rebellion By Vernon T. Groves
09 50 Years Ago: On Being a Citizen & Tight Squeeze By Charles A. McConnell
10 Editorially Speaking by W.T. Purkiser
12 You Can Be a Transfigured Person By Paul T. Culbertson
12 House of Truth By Enola Chamberlin

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Herald of Holiness - January 19, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
E. E. Galbraith
Samuel Young
Briggs Brown
C. Neil Strait
Ross E. Price
Michael Hutchens
Thomas C. Wilson
Leslie Parrott
Elden Rawlings
Rose Handloser
Gloria Willingham
Ralph Earle
Giant Sequoia Tree: General Sherman in Sequoia National Park.
Seminary Attracts European-educated Students (see page 13.) General Serman (See "About the Cover," page 5.)

02 Light and Life by General Superintendent Young

03 The Churches Are Closed! by E. E. Galbraith

04 Miracle Music by Briggs Brown

05 What About Worship? by C. Neil Strait

07 Should We Fight Pain? by Ross E. Price

08 Two-Car and One-Service-a-Week Nazarenes by Michael Hutchens

09 Christian Commitment by Tom Wilson

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Toward Abundant Living: The Luxury No Family Can Afford by Leslie Parrott

13 The Church At Work

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Herald of Holiness - January 24, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Paul T. Culbertson
John B. Nielson
Hugh E. Hines
Paul R. Martin
Milo L. Arnold
Olive W. Mumert
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Elden Rawlings
Albert J. Lown
A green-tinted painting of a snowy rock face in a forest.

02 Bargaining With God By General Superintendent Young

03 Satan and Psychedelic Religion By Paul T. Culbertson

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Herald of Holiness - January 25, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
O. K. Armstrong
Paul Harvey
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Rob L. Staples
Mary Sanders
Elden Rawlings
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Norman B. Rohrer
A. Elwood Sanner
A smiling young woman.
Youth Week Jan. 29/Feb. 5 What Can We Do for Youth? Let's Do Something About the Mind Smearers (See page 3)

02 "It Takes Some Discipline" By General Superintendent Benner
03 Let's Do Something About The Mind Smearers By O.K. Armstrong
06 Will All Squares Please Stand Up By Paul Harvey
07 She Keeps The Ducks! By Ruth Vaughn
08 The Holy Spirit and the Lordship of Christ By Rob L. Staples
09 Fruit Bearing By Mary Sanders
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 Vital Statistics
15 Foreign Students Find Seminary Enriching By Elden Rawlings
16 When Day Is Done! By Kathryn Blackburn Peck

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Herald of Holiness - January 4, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Virginia R. Sink
J. Samuel Curtis
Milo L. Arnold
Clayton Bonar
Maxine Hendershot
Ralph A. Mickel
L. Alline Swann
Leslie Parrott
Elden Rawlings
A. Elwood Sanner
A graph showing increase in membership and stewardship among Nazarenes for 1966.
Membership 363,585 (2.19% increase); Per Capita Giving $179.70 (6.75% increase); Membership, Stewardship Show Healthier Gains (See pages 14-15); Healing Services are Different Now (See page 7)
02 In the Time of Trouble By General Superintendent Coulter
03 Am I Out of Touch? By Virginia R. Sink
04 50 Years Ago: On Using Graded Sunday School Lessons By Rev. J. Samuel Curtis
05 Acting Your Age By Milo L. Arnold
06 Lord Grant Us Peace By Clayton Bonar
07 Healing Services Are Different Now By Maxine Hendershot
08 Wonders of the Snow By Ralph A. Mickel
09 Stamp of God By L. Alline Swann
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
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Herald of Holiness - January 5, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
L. Milton Durby
Milo L. Arnold
Roger M. Williams
Joseph D. Wright
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Brian L. Farmer
Leslie Parrott
Jack M. Scharn
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
A man sits in an empty theater hall before evangelism conference begins.
Innocent Audacity 3,000 Expected for Conference on Evangelism (See pages 22-24)

02 “Under a Juniper Tree” by General Superintendent Benner 03 Following Spiritual Nudge Results in Job Advancement by L. Milton Durby 04 Yesterday Is Still Mine by Milo L. Arnold 06 The Saints of Caesar’s Household by Roger M. Williams 07 “World United Against Malaria” by Joseph D. Wright 08 Into the Deep by Clifford Chew, Jr. 09 Innocent Audacity by Brian L. Farmer 10 Toward Abundant Living: Predictions for 1966 by Leslie Parrott 11 Directory of Evangelists 19 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 20 Rising Faith by Jack M.

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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
Gloria Willingham
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

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Herald of Holiness - July 13, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Donn Littlefield
F. W. Davis
Ronald C. Calhoun
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Raymond C. Kratzer
David G. Grosse
Earl C. Wolf
Elden Rawlings
A red-tinted photo of a rose bloom.
Message for the North Woods; Are Sweepstakes Really Sweeping? (See page 12.)

02 An Investment—Not An Expense by General Superintendent Benner 03 Message for the North Woods by Donn Littlefield 04 God: Our Only Security by F. W. Davis 05 Life in Christ Now by Ronald C. Calhoun 06 Slowly I Grow by Ruth Vaughn 08 Fear of Contamination by Raymond C. Kratzer 09 A Burning Issue… by David G. Grosse 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Are Sweepstakes Really Sweeping? By Earl Wolf and Elden Rawlings 14 Pro & Con: Letter to the Editor 14 The Book Corner 15 News of the Religious World 16 News of Revivals 18 Church Supports "Pioneer" Cause

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Herald of Holiness - June 2, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Peter Bourke
Fletcher Galloway
Mary H. Augsbury
Milo L. Arnold
Ross Hayslip
H. B. Garvin
Elden Rawlings
Gloria Willingham
A fish-eye view of a printing press. Inset: a close-up of a hand operating buttons of the press.
Miehle Web Lithographic Press recently installed at the Nazarene Publishing House See Page 4.

02 In the Power of the Spirit by General Superintendent Benner
03 A Reporter Finds God! by Peter Bourke
04 Hearts Aflame by Fletcher Galloway
05 Let Us Align Ourselves with Power by Mary H. Augsbury
06 Don’t Think About Marriage…Until by Milo L. Arnold
07 Hope for Our Day by Ross W. Hayslip
07 Please Walk With Me by H. B. Garvin
08 New Press Offers Faith Through Its Thunder by Elden Rawlings
11 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
13 The Church at Work
16 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

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