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From Entrance To Engagement : Experiences That Connect New Attendees In A Faith Community, Alan E. Johnson May 2018

From Entrance To Engagement : Experiences That Connect New Attendees In A Faith Community, Alan E. Johnson

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


From Infancy To Maturity : Effective Discipleship Practices Of Nazarene Churches, Anthony M. Sparrow May 2017

From Infancy To Maturity : Effective Discipleship Practices Of Nazarene Churches, Anthony M. Sparrow

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Pastor As Leader: Assessment, Change, And Growth In Pastoral Leadership Style And Ability, David C. Crawford Apr 2016

The Pastor As Leader: Assessment, Change, And Growth In Pastoral Leadership Style And Ability, David C. Crawford

Journal of Applied Christian Leadership

D.Min. dissertation, Asbury Theological Seminary, 2014.

Full Text of the Dissertation

This study explored the leadership perceptions of a sampling of Nazarene pastors who were predominantly newer in ministry in terms of years of service in the Southwest Ohio District. This qualitative analysis sought to measure their self-reported leadership style and self-described leadership ability both prior to and following a leadership seminar devoted to the development of pastoral leaders.


An Expansion Of Christian Holiness Using The Work Of Dallas Willard, Greg Ledbetter Jan 2016

An Expansion Of Christian Holiness Using The Work Of Dallas Willard, Greg Ledbetter

Doctor of Ministry Projects

The purpose of this project is to empower the Nazarene Church to build upon its current representation of Christian holiness into an understanding of transformation as understood by Dallas Willard so that a process of formation emerges. This project has been written in order to further stem a new conversation for the Nazarene Church regarding Christian holiness. The current dialogue can enable a guise of spiritual empowerment without bringing about the means needed for real transformation. The Church uses terms like “entire sanctification,” “growth in grace,” and “Christlikeness of Character” which lack explanation and a process of implementation.

This project ...


Assessing Changes In Beliefs And Practices Of Christlike Living At The Southwest Campus Of The Darby Creek Church Of The Nazarene, Steven Charles Suttles Sr. May 2015

Assessing Changes In Beliefs And Practices Of Christlike Living At The Southwest Campus Of The Darby Creek Church Of The Nazarene, Steven Charles Suttles Sr.

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Rev. Bud Robinson, George C. Wise Jan 2015

Rev. Bud Robinson, George C. Wise

Heritage Material

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My Life's Story, Bud Robinson Jan 2015

My Life's Story, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


A Pitcher Of Cream, Bud Robinson Jan 2015

A Pitcher Of Cream, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


My Hospital Experience, Bud Robinson Jan 2014

My Hospital Experience, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 12 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Dec 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 12 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Fine Image Photography

FEATURES

4 Believing and Receiving, Paul M. Bassett

6 When Promise Becomes Presence, Wayne M. Warner

8 A Pocket of Calm, Lucinda Norman

10 Christmas All Year Long?, June Cerza Kolf

14 Christmas Traditions- Making Your Family Celebrations Memorable, STAN and LINDA TOLER & Elmer and Ruth Towns

POETRY

9 A Prayer for Advent, Joel T. Mills

CONTINUING COLUMNS

2 Editor’s Choice, J. Wesley Eby

3 Masculine Journey, Victor Schreffler

7 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Jerry D. Porter

11 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

16 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

17 In a ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 11 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Nov 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 11 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Comstock

FEATURES

2 Statement in Support of Refugees and Immigrants, Board of General Superintendents

4 Multicultural Ministries Conference Focuses on Reconciliation, Bryon Mclaughlin

7 What Kind of Church Do You Seek?, Wayne M. Warner

8 The Blue Cross, Jean Testerman

14 Let Me Help You Write, L. Elizabeth Arthurs

16 God Gave Me a Lawyer and a Songbird, Melissa Salisbury

CONTINUING COLUMNS

3 Guest Editorial, Bev Borbe

6 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Paul G. Cunningham

10 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

18 The Family Album, Jerry and Lynda Cohagan

20 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

DEPARTMENTS ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 10 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Oct 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 10 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: B. Taylor/ H. Armstrong Roberts, Inc.

FEATURES

2 A Call to Action, Board of General Superintendents

4 Ministering to Our Pastors, Chip Ricks

8 Reflections of a Recently Retired Pastor, Stan Meek

16 Nazarene Bible College- Preparing Future Pastors

CONTINUING COLUMNS

3 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, James H. Diehl

7 In a Woman’s Voice, Marlo M. Schalesky

10 Nazarene Roots, Stan Ingersol

11 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

14 Guest Editorial, John M. Smee

18 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

19 Masculine Journey, Victor Schreffler

DEPARTMENTS

6 The Readers Write

12-13, 20-21 News

15 The ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 09 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Sep 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 09 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo and Art Credit: Comstock, Miller, and Pluff

FEATURES

2 Leftovers for God?, Mark Barnes

5 Mine? Or His?, Richard Maffeo

6 No Pain, No Gain, Stephen Lim

9 Is It My Turn?, June Cerza Kolf

12 Sanctification- A Comprehensive Provision, Al Truesdale and Bonnie Perry

18 Grilled-Cheese-Sandwich Time, Grant Lee

CONTINUING COLUMNS

(Inside front cover) General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, William J. Prince

4 Guest Editorial, Loren P. Gresham

8 The Family Album, Jerry & Lynda Cohagan

10 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

15 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

DEPARTMENTS

14 The Readers Write

16-17, 21-22 News

20 The ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 08 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Aug 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 08 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Dennis Flaherty Photography

FEATURES

2 Why I Believe in Evangelism and Revivals, Donald D. Owens

3 Evangelism Is a Process, Lyle Pointer

6 The Day We Crossed Kellogg, Joyce Williams

10 Three Little Plants, Leanore M. Button

14 What’s a Nice Church like You Doing in a Place like This?, Mike Jackson

CONTINUING COLUMNS

4 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, John A. Knight

8 In a Woman’s Voice, Marlo M. Schalesky

9 Guest Editorial, W. Mark Greathouse

15 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

16 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

17 Masculine Journey, Victor Schreffler

DEPARTMENTS ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 07 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Jul 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 07 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Cover photos courtesy of Nashville First Church of the Nazarene

FEATURES

2 Growing in Holiness, Wayne M. Warner

3 Eight Ways to Grow Spiritually, Victor M. Parachin

5 Formal Dining in a Robe and Slippers, Tina Krause

10 Heirs of Holy Intensity, Gary Allen Henecke

16 Lessons Learned at VBS, Mike Jackson

CONTINUING COLUMNS

(Inside Front Cover) General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Jim L. Bond

4 Guest Editorial, Bruce Oldham

6 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

15 The Family Album, Jerry and Lynda Cohagan

18 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

DEPARTMENTS

7 The Readers Write

8-9, 20-21 ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 06 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) Jun 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 06 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Comstock

FEATURES

2 “Flames of Holy Love” John Wesley’s Trinitarian Faith, Roderick T. Leupp

6 Did I Take THIS Man?, Mayo Mathers

10 A Promise Kept, Cheryl Gochnauer

12 In Sickness and in Health, Joyce Williams

20 Communication: Understanding How to Understand, Bob and Yvonne Turnbull

CONTINUING COLUMNS

4 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Jerry D. Porter

5 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

9 Guest Editorial, Stephen G. Green

11 Masculine Journey, Victor Schreffler

13 In a Woman’s Voice, Marlo M. Schalesky

DEPARTMENTS

14-15, 19 News

16 Top Five Sunday Schools

18 The Question Box ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 05 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor) May 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 05 (1998), J. Wesley Eby (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: H. Armstrong Roberts

FEATURES

2 Why Celebrate Pentecost?, Ron McClung

4 Power and Pentecost, J. Grant Swank Jr.

8 Quiet Woman, Exuberant Song, Keith Schwanz

12 A Tribute to Wesley D. Tracy

18 God’s Love is like a Boomerang, Marilyn J. Woody

CONTINUING COLUMNS

3 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint,

Paul G. Cunningham

7 Guest Editorial, C. Neil Strait

11 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

16 The Unheralded, J. Wesley Eby

22 The Family Album, Jerry and Lynda Cohagan

DEPARTMENTS

6 The Readers Write

14-15, 20-21 News

23 Late News

23 NCN Broadcast Schedule


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 04 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Apr 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 04 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: B. Taylor, H. Armstrong Roberts

FEATURES

8 The Lesson of the Wind-Blown Leaf, Audrey Carli

10 Where Are the Merry Widows?, Gloria Willingham

22 Palm Sunday Parade, J. Grant Swank Jr.

24 Pontius Pilate: One Way or the Other, Kenneth L. Gibble

26 The Graveclothes Are Empty, Tim White

28 Easter, the Cross, and Bunny Bunny, Brenda Kern

36 Unsure Victory, but Assured Faith, Michael D. Beegle

38 This Culture Is Overrated, William Willimon

40 Faith Promise, Gerry Peck

POETRY

23 The Donkey, G. K. Chesterton

30 Are You One of Them?, Dorothy Purdy

CONTINUING COLUMNS

6 ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 03 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Mar 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 03 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Jim Whitmer

FEATURES

4 Holiness and Discipleship, J. Ray Shadowens

8 Parent-Child Communication: 7 Ways to Close the Gap, Debra Fulghum Bruce

10 Who Needs Missionaries?, Chéri WALTERS

20 To Die For, Victor M. Parachin

22 Blessed Are the Merciful, Janette Oke

26 An Appetite for Righteousness, Joe Seaborn

33 My Snow Prayer, Maxine Dowd Jensen

36 Twenty Years with Cancer, Stephen M. Miller

CONTINUING COLUMNS

1 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, William J. Prince

2 Masculine Journey, Victor Schreffler

18 The Family Album, Jerry and Lynda Cohagan

32 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

33 In a ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 02 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Feb 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 02 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Jesse Middendorf

FEATURES

2 Beauty Doesn’t Need a Pretty Package, Marlo M. Schalesky

3 Working, Changing, Growing, Mabel Adamson

19 How to Be Incredibly Happy, Cheryl Jackson

20 Who Said Meow?, Sharon K. Mclellan

22 The Sandwich Generation, Phillip W. Bolerjack

25 Phil and Laura—a Sandwich Generation Case Study

30 The Hymn That Became a Benediction, Victor M. Parachin

44 Marriage Mentoring: The Sleeping Giant in the Church, Les Parrott III and Leslie Parrott

POETRY

39 Aim High, Charles Hastings Smith

CONTINUING COLUMNS

6 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, John A. Knight

16 Into the Word ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 01 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Jan 1998

Herald Of Holiness Volume 87 Number 01 (1998), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: H. Armstrong Roberts

FEATURES

2 NTS—A Place for Growing Visions, Gordon Wetmore

4 Deep Roots—Great Shade, Doug Samples

22 The Gift of Simplicity, Karen O’connor

26 A Day in the Son, Jane A. Rubietta

31 Paring Down, J. Grant Swank Jr.

32 A Contented Spirit, Betty Ann Nolan

34 Instant Results, Pauline Ellis Cramer

44 Rest And Revolution, Kenneth L. Gibble

POETRY

46 Life’s Winters, Kathryn Burns

CONTINUING COLUMNS

9 Masculine Journey, Victor Schreffler

11 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Jim L. Bond

19 Into the Word, Roger L. Hahn

20 Words of Faith ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 12 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Dec 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 12 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: H. Armstrong Roberts

FEATURES

2 DIVORCE—It Never Should Have Happened, Jane A. Cole

4 So You Want a Divorce, Richard Maffeo

16 Does the Bible Contain a Secret Code?, H. Ray Dunning

20 Desires of the Heart, Leanore M. Button

22 Carols of Christmas, Kathleen Buehler

24 Five Christmas Witnesses, David C. Shultz

28 I Give You Back Your Christmas, Commissioner Robert E. Thomson

46 Faith and the Learning Disabled Adult, Nancy O. Wilson

POETRY

36 Birthday Greetings, Kay Richter

CONTINUING COLUMNS

8 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Jerry D. Porter

19 Words of Faith, Rob L ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 11 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Nov 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 11 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Comstock

FEATURES

2 Reckless Living, Victor Schreffler

4 From Mother Teresa’s Orphanage to Nazarene Theological Seminary, J. Wesley Eby

21 The Other Woman, Jim Peters

24 Cross-Gender Friendships: Are They Dangerous to Your Marriage?, Marlo M. Schalesky

28 Songs of Spiritual Experience, Keith Schwanz

32 It’s Not Too Late, E. Ruth Glover

POETRY

47 Reasons to Sing Thanksgiving:

Filled, Dave Evans

When?, Marcia Krugh Leaser

Streams in the Wasteland, Marlo Michelle Schalesky

CONTINUING COLUMNS

10 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Paul G. Cunningham

18 In a Woman’s Voice, Rebecca Laird

19 Masculine Journey, Mark Metcalfe ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 10 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Oct 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 10 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Darrel Gulin/ Tony Stone Images

FEATURES

8 Holiness and Mountain Climbing, Victor Schreffler

20 The Sin We Don’t Talk About, Chip Ricks

22 Grab the Opportunity, Mark R. Littleton

25 Sin - onyms, Bob Haslam

26 Saved - to Tell Others, Jay Richard Akkerman

29 One More Block, Joyce L. Holscher

36 1967-1997: Thirty Years That Have Made a Difference, Hiram E. Sanders

38 Pastoring the Pastor’s Family, Frances R. King

CONTINUING COLUMNS

4 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, James H. Diehl

5 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

13 Masculine Journey, Mark Metcalfe

18 Into the Word ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 09 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Sep 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 09 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Tungwai Chau/SIS

FEATURES

2 What Makes a Marriage Christian?, Jeren Rowell

19 Make Worship an Adventure of the Spirit, Victor M. Parachin

20 Is Moral Fog Engulfing the Church?, Richard S. Taylor

22 The Allure of the Holy, Paul S. Rees

24 Can You Be a Christian and a Scientologist?, Chad Wilks

42 Five Marks of Wise Stewardship, Carl Bangs

44 Unbudgeted Church Expenses, Bill D. Hallsted

46 When Arshad Met a Miracle, Donald E. Lindman

CONTINUING COLUMNS

7 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, William J. Prince

15 Words of Faith, Rob L. Staples

16 Over 60 ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 08 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Aug 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 08 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: The Stock Market/ Paul Steel, Kingswood Images

FEATURES

8 A Mom’s High Calling, Becky Hancock

10 Whose Child Is This?, Tim Bunn

20 Through the Storm, Carolyn Gookins as told to Martha Martin

24 The District Superintendent’s Name Is Rosa, Jeanette Gardner Littleton

30 New Shoes for Old, Joe Seay

36 Summer Detour, Margaret Houk

38 They Will Never Follow a Stranger, Mike Barton

CONTINUING COLUMNS

1 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, John A. Knight

18 In a Woman’s Voice, Rebecca Laird

19 Masculine Journey, Mark Metcalfe

29 Into the Word, Roger L. Hahn

34 ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 07 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Jul 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 07 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Dennis Flaherty Photography

FEATURES

2 HELP! The Doctor Says It’s Alzheimer’s Disease!, Leann Campbell

20 Working Toward a Theology of Sexuality, Carolyn Holderread Heggen

22 The Sexual Purity Challenge, Stephen Arterburn and Jim Burns

24 Life on the Narrow Path, Lois Hoadley Dick

26 In Search of Guidance, Lonni Collins Pratt

34 I Want the Right to Believe in Abstinence, Marianne Moody Jennings

44 When Your Child Visits a Nursing Home, Marilyn Fanning

POETRY

47 The Peace of God, Eula Lindsey Maurice

CONTINUING COLUMNS

10 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Paul G. Cunningham

12 Words of ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 06 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Jun 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 06 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: SIS/Rafal Olbinski

The Church Reflects on the Past, the Present, and Its Possibilities

14 The Way We Were … They Shared A Dream, Stan Ingersol

20 The Way We Are … What Have You Done With Our Dream?, Neil B. Wiseman

26 The Way We Hope to Be … Come Share the Dream, Howard Culbertson

Wisdom from Retiring Leaders

8 Treasures and Promises, Jerald D. Johnson

10 We Live in Privileged Times, Donald D. Owens

Holiness Feature

34 The Secret of Holy Living, William M. Greathouse

Departments

3 Signs, Michael R. Estep

4 Editor’s Choice, Wesley D. Tracy ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 05 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) May 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 05 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: ©1996 Thomas Kinkade; Media Arts Group, Inc., San Jose, Calfornia. All rights reserved.

FEATURES

2 Fire!, Christlan C. Bennett

3 Devotions for Pentecost, Gene Van Note

7 One, John A. Knight

22 Painter of Light, Marlo M. Schalesky

26 Peace - 65 Years Late, Lynn Woods as told to Marion Duckworth

28 The Untamed God, Neil B. Wiseman

46 God’s Aloha, Joanne Martin Walker

CONTINUING COLUMNS

9 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Donald D. Owens

14 Into the Word, Roger L. Hahn

18 The Family Album, Jerry and Lynda Cohagan

33 In a Woman’s Voice, Susan Hanson ...


Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 04 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor) Apr 1997

Herald Of Holiness Volume 86 Number 04 (1997), Wesley D. Tracy (Editor)

Herald of Holiness/Holiness Today

Cover Photo Credit: Rob Day/SIS

FEATURES

8 Mormonism: Mainstream or Extreme?, Wesley D. Tracy

18 Shattered!, Doris Louise Seger

21 Listen, the Teacher Is Talking, Mark K. Gilroy

28 Does God Make Deals?, Gene Van Note

40 The Church That Christ Builds, William M. Greathouse

POETRY

38 Songs for Spring:

A Shaft of Light, Alice Crane Behr

Hymn to God, Nancy Spiegelberg

Dewdrop, Marlo Michelle Schalesky

Faith, Katherine Short

Listen, Poets!, Elva McAllaster

CONTINUING COLUMNS

4 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, William J. Prince

5 In a Woman’s Voice, Rebecca Laird

7 Over 60, C. Ellen Watts

30 Masculine ...