Sylvan F. Starks

Sylvan F. Starks was a poet and Nazarene layperson residing in Springdale, Arkansas, in the 1970s.

From Herald of Holiness - January 29, 1975.

Works by this author

Language: English

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

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Herald of Holiness - August 11, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
James 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

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Herald of Holiness - August 2, 1961

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
J. Kenneth Grider
Vernon L. Wilcox
Hal M. von Stein
H. Ray Dunning
Jack Wright
Maynard James
Sylvan F. Starks
Grace V. Watkins
Marian L. Knorr
The entry way of Burke administrative building at Olivet Nazarene College.
Evangelism First: 1960-1964; Olivet Nazarene College "Education with a Christian Purpose"

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - February 1, 1961

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Leslie Parrott
H. B. Garvin
Ivan Beals
E. Wayne Stahl
S. Frank Hicke
K. Boyle
Sylvan F. Starks
Florence Rhomberg
Enola Chamberlain
Pauline E. Spray
A. S. London
Sarah Ann German
Wilson R. Lanpher
First page of Herald of Holiness with Superintendent Benner's article.

01 The Vale of Avoca by General Superintendent Benner

03 “Evangelism First” in the Homes by Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - January 16, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Morris Chalfant
Wanda Lang
Jean Leathers Phillips
Frank W. Morley
Dorothy Boone Kidney
Fred Wenger
Wil M. Spaite
Sylvan F. Starks
Lyle P. Flinner
Vernon L. Wilcox
Susie Shellenberger
Gene Van Note
Arthur Townsend
B. Duane Sonnenberg
Aarlie J. Hull
Leonard C. Johnson
Three line drawings of a dove in pink, yellow, and cyan circles overlapping.
"By my spirit, saith the Lord" Zechariah 4:6

02 Our Scriptural Heritage by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 Are We Following Through? by Morris Chalfant
04 Be Still and Trust by Wanda Lang
04 Sunsets by Jean L. Phillips
05 Why Bother? by F.W. Morley
06 An Ordinary Day by Dorothy Boone Kidney
07 My Only Regret by Fred Wenger
08 Bud Robinson: "God's Miracle in a Committed Man" by Wil M. Spaite
10 The Five Great Benefits of Psalm 103 by Sylvan F. Starks
11 The Adventure of Progress by Lyle P. Flinner
12 Cure for Anxiety by Vernon L. Wilcox

English
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Herald of Holiness - January 29, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
William M. Greathouse
Sylvan F. Starks
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
James D. Hamilton
Mendell Taylor
J. Kenneth Grider
Ralph Earle
Donald W. Hall
James P. McGraw
Oscar F. Reed
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Paul Orjala
Marcia Schwartz
Willard H. Taylor
Laura Mae Douglass
Kim Vander Linden
A college of images from Nazarene Theological Seminary--the main building, a building interior, graduation, and the main sign.
Thirtieth Anniversary Nazarene Theological Seminary--Seminary Sunday, February 9

02 It's Time to Give a Lift by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Christian Nonconformity by William Greathouse
04 How Great Is God? by Sylvan F. Starks
04 Fruitage by Pearl Burnside McKinney
05 "Let the Lord Have That" by James D. Hamilton
06 The Beginnings of Nazarene Theological Seminary by Mendell Taylor
07 The Power is for Loads by J. Kenneth Grider
08 Pentecost: What Does it Mean? by Ralph Earle
09 God's Unconditional Love by Don W. Hall
10 Homesick for Holiness by James McGraw

English
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Herald of Holiness - July 29, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Clayton D. Bailey
Hoyt C. Cargal
Garth Hyde
Homer J. Adams
Joyce Leth
U. B. Godman
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Sylvan F. Starks
Ivan Beals
Fletcher Galloway
Jane Powers Phillips
Jack M. Scharn
Sheet music of 'Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee'; Inset: heavy chain links.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; The Strongest Link, See Page 6; Hymn of the Month August, 1964, 'Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee'

02 The Wise and the Babes by General Superintendent Powers

03 Our Neglected Necessity by Clayton D. Bailey

04 Holiness and God’s Moral Law by Hoyt C. Cargal

05 The Fullness of the Blessing by F. Garth Hyde

06 The Strongest Link by Homer J. Adams

06 Obedience by Joyce Leth

06 The Sin of Gashmu by U. B. Godman

07 It’s Easy! By Pearl B. McKinney

08 “Spoon-fed Christians” by Sylvan F. Starks

09 Pentecost means Power by Ivan A. Beals

10 “Fix it for me Daddy!” by Fletcher Galloway

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

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 15, 1961

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Thelma Gray
Forrest Nash
Brian L. Farmer
C.T. Corbett
R. E. Baker
Maynard James
Sylvan F. Starks
Clyde Golliher
David L. Saucier
Three horses pulling a plow.
"He that ploweth should plow in hope"

General Articles

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 27, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Gordon Wetmore
Milo L. Arnold
Sylvan F. Starks
Morris Chalfant
David E. Sparks
Chester Pike
John G. Rupp
Lyle Prescott
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A quote from Henry Ward Beecher

02 A Living Sacrifice By General Superintendent Benner
03 Free to Be Yourself By Gordon Wetmore
04 Freedom By Milo L. Arnold
05 How Much More Than These By Sylvan F. Starks
06 Controlling the Boob Tube By Morris Chalfant
08 That Torn-up Feeling By David E. Sparks
09 I Always Get Even With My Enemies By Chester Pike
09 Truth that Shines By John G. Rupp
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 A Pianist's Prayer By Lyle Prescott
13 On Being a Whole Person: Peace Gained by Receiving It By John S. Noftle

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 3, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
John W. May
Harley E. Bye
Curtis Chambers
William A. Tolbert
James E. Adams
Viola E. Hodge
Mrs. Everett S. Phillips
J. McCray Holmes
Dorothy S. Hampton
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Ila R. Monday
William J. Nichols
Milo L. Arnold
Richard Louwrens
Grace V. Watkins
Viola E. Hodge
Mrs. F. Griffith
Gloria Willingham
Sylvan F. Starks
Delmar Stalter
Paul Skiles
Brian L. Farmer
Three children playing in wagons. Inset: General Board Meet.
General Board Meeting See Page 27 / Children are an heritage of the Lord Psalms 127:3 / For the Whole Family Eight Extra Page

02 EASTER Missionary Offering by General Superintendent Benner
03 A Central Experience by John W. May
04 Discord in Your Home by Harley E. Bye
05 The Dilemma of Discipline by Curtis Chambers
06 Maximum Security by William A. Tolbert
07 Don’t Lose Your Leisure by James E. Adams
07 Assurance by Viola E. Hodge
08 God’s Timetable by Mrs. Everett S. Phillips
08 “No Man Cared” by J. McCray Holmes
09 On Finding a Place of Service by Dorothy S. Hampton
10 I Must Get ALONE with Christ! By Ruth Vaughn

English
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Herald of Holiness - March 9, 1960

Stephen S. White
Samuel Young
G. Franklin Allee
Jack Ford
John A. Monroe
Ovella Satre Shafer
Clyde W. Rather
Dora Hall McCandless
Sylvan F. Starks
Flora E. Breck
Louise Johnson
Milton Harrington
Fred Killam
Bertha Munro
Wilson R. Lanpher
First page of the Herald.

01 The Heart Speaks by General Superintendent Young

03 When I Heard the Pastor Pray! By Evangelist G. Franklin Allee

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 10, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Paul M. Miller
Milo L. Arnold
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
James D. Hamilton
Gerard Reed
Gordon L. Hanna
C. William Fisher
Talmage Haggard
Alex Deasley
Aarlie J. Hull
Sylvan F. Starks
Edward S. Mann
Vol. 62, No. 21
50th Anniversary NYPS; International Institute June 18-30, 1974 Fiesch, Switzerland

02 For Jesus' Sake by General Superintendent Stowe

03 A Backward And Forward Look by Paul Miller

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 12, 1960

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Ralph Earle
Vernon L. Wilcox
Samuel Young
Clayton D. Bailey
Leo C. Davis
Albert J. Lown
Katherine Bevis
Jean M. Low
Sylvan F. Starks
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Wilson R. Lanpher
First page of the Herald.

01 A Sense of Destiny by Superintendent V.H. Lewis

03 Three Kinds of Holiness in the New Testament by Ralph Earle

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 14, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
H. Dale Mitchell
Hilma Phillips Bouck
Sylvan F. Starks
Hal M. von Stein
Dorothy S. Hampton
Kelly Leigh
A crowd of people; Inset: a forest on fire.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; Laymen's Sunday, October 18, 1964; Despised Fire! See Page 6.

02 Loving and Losing by General Superintendent Powers

03 I Went Home Today by H. Dale Mitchell

04 No Questions Asked by Hilma Phillips Bouck

05 “Where is Your Faith?” by Sylvan F. Starks

06 Despised Fire! By H. M. von Stein

07 On the Care and Use of the Minister’s Wife by Dorothy S. Hampton

09 My House Shall be Called the House of Prayer by Kelly Leigh

10 Laymen Extraordinary

12 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

13 The Church at Work

17 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

18 Late News

English
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