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 - 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

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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

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1976

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Betty Martin
Lucile Waer
Thane Minor
Morris Chalfant
Ovella Satre Shafer
C. Neil Strait
E. W. Martin
Peter W. Gentry
Don Kraybill
Nina Beegle
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Theodore Esselstyn
Harold L. Phillips
James V. Wilbanks
Pauline E. Spray
Mrs. Ernest Holscher
An illustration of pilgrims, men, women, and children walking through the snow.

02 Thanksgiving And Missions by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 Not Empty-Handed by Betty Martin
03 Thanksgiving Prayer by Lucile Waer
04 Counting The Cost by Thane Minor
06 Putting Your Heart Into God's Work by Morris Chalfant
06 Sing A Song of Thanksgiving by Ovella Satre Shafer
07 In the Bookstall by C. Neil Strait
08 The Kept Ones by E. W. Martin
09 Another Spirit of '76 by Peter W. Gentry
10 Civil Religion Vs. New Testament Christianity by Don Kraybill

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Herald of Holiness - November 15, 1980

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Olivia Liles
Morris Chalfant
Byron H. Maybury
Eldora Browning
Paul T. Culbertson
C. Neil Strait
Thomas A. Ainscough
Virginia A. Copling
Howard H. (Howard Harley) Hamlin
Lola M. Williams
Robert E. Maner
Georgia T. Goodman
Walt Clements
Lora Lee Parrott
Greg Hanson
A fall display featuring a psalm, a loaf of bread with some slices, grapes, corn, wheat, and leaves on a red background.
Sing joyfully to the Lord all you lands. Enter his gates with Thanksgiving and his courts with Praise. Give thanks to him.

2 THANKSGIVING AND HOLINESS by William M. Greathouse
3 OUR DAILY BREAD by Olivia Liles
4 WE CAN ALL BE THANKFUL FOR SOMETHING by Morris Chalfant
6 IN EVERYTHING GIVE THANKS by Eldora Browning
6 TO GOD—THANKSGIVING by Byron H. Maybury
8 NO VEILS NEEDED! by Paul T. Culbertson
9 PRAYER IS THE KEY! by C. Neil Strait
10 PRAISE CHANGES THINGS by Thomas A. Ainscough
11 WITH GLORY TO GOD by Virginia Copling
12 “AS THE FATHER HATH SENT ME”—A PARABLE by Howard Hamlin
13 CANDLELIGHT AND CANNED SOUP by Lola M. Williams

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Herald of Holiness - November 20, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Frances Simpson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Dwight Uphaus
Sadie Thomas Shepherd
Ivan Beals
Lawrence A. Whitaker
J. Melton Thomas
C. Neil Strait
Lyle P. Flinner
Lorraine O. Schultz
Jean Leathers Phillips
Mel White
Wil M. Spaite
Ross Hayslip
Richard S. Taylor
Evelyn Miller
Aarlie J. Hull
Harry Stephens
Pumpkins on and around a handcart and a bushel of apples on an overlook.
Thanksgiving Offering for World Evangelism November 24

02 Let Us Give Thanks by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 Praise for the Ordinary by Frances Simpson
04 Farewell to Autumn by Alice Hansche Mortenson
04 We Thank You, Lord by Dwight Uphaus
05 All by Sadie Thomas Shepherd
06 Give Thanks for God's Holiness by Ivan A. Beals
07 "Be of Good Cheer" by Lawrence A. Whitaker
08 Laws of Fruit Bearing by J. Melton Thomas
09 Wells of Gratitude by C. Neil Strait
09 Where Do I Start? by Lyle P. Flinner
10 Thanksgiving in the Psalms by Lorraine O. Schultz

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 27, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
G. Franklin Allee
Doris Schumann
H. Orton Wiley
C. Neil Strait
Laura Forinash
Sidney Martin
Ovella Satre Shafer
Milo L. Arnold
Esme James
Albert J. Lown
Corn stalks piled up before a harvested field and a barn.

02 Let Us Give Thanks By General Superintendent Jenkins
03 The Attitude of True Thanksgiving Is the Doorway to Gladness By G. Franklin Allee
04 Thank You, God, for Simple Things By Doris Schumann
04 50 Years Ago...In the Herald of Holiness By H. Orton Wiley
05 Forgetfulness at Thankgiving By C. Neil Strait
06 Thank God for Hitherto By Laura Forinash
07 Helps to Holy Living: Holiness and Humble Pie By Sidney Martin
08 Thinkfulness By Ovella Satre Shafer
09 An Acre of Sunshine By Milo L. Arnold

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Herald of Holiness - November 4, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Milo L. Arnold
W. Perry Winkle
Dallas Baggett
William J. Nichols
Frances Oberlander
C. Neil Strait
Fletcher Galloway
Paul Rader
Raymond C. Kratzer
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Jacqueline Ahlstrand
Ken Meredith
Neva N. Flood
Gloria Willingham
A child kneeling and looking up into the light; Inset: a girl waved from the steps of her school.
'In the Power of the Spirit'; Teach Them Early to Pray; Off to Kindergarten, See Page 6.

02 The Indifference of Christ by General Superintendent Benner

03 Just a Match! By Milo L. Arnold

04 “I’m in the Lord’s R-U” by W. Perry Winkle

05 Our Confused Children! By Dallas Baggett

06 Off to Kindergarten! By William J. Nichols

07 Thine and Mine by Frances Oberlander

08 Beyond Reason there is Faith by C. Neil Strait

08 There is an Alternative by Fletcher Galloway

09 When the Modern Tide Struck by Paul Rader

10 “Well Fixed” By Raymond C. Kratzer

11 Open Letters to a Troubled Boy by Ruth Vaughn

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 5, 1975

John A. Knight
V. H. Lewis
Wallace S. Purinton
Samuel Young
C. Neil Strait
Nelson F. Sheets
Pearl Anderson
Rick Withrow
Wilbur W. Brannon
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
Jerry Hull
Jane Kristoffersen
C. William Fisher
Mary E. Latham
C. Dale German
Jerry N. Sparks
Aarlie J. Hull
Elsie E. Buckmaster
The steeple of a white and brick church seen through leafy tree branches.

02 Faith, Peace, Joy - Good to Possess by General Superintendent V.H. Lewis
03 "They Couldn't Be in Better Hands" by W.S. Purinton
04 Our Grand Exemplar by Samuel Young
05 Bended Knee, Better Life by C. Neil Strait
06 The Eye of the Storm by Nelson F. Sheets
06 My Neighbor's Bible by Pearl Anderson
07 The Case for Sticking to It by Rick Withrow
08 A Purifying Predicament by Wilbur W. Brannon
09 Clear Waters by Tressa Terry
10 Stupidity or "Unknowingness" by Jerry D. Hull

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 6, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Bernard M. Archer
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
C. Neil Strait
Jack Ford
Edward S. Mann
C. William Fisher
W. Dan Witter
Don Owens
Carlton Hansen
Lyle P. Flinner
E. Aileen Salisbury
Bob Dipert
Morris Chalfant
Aarlie J. Hull
Paul Lorenzen
Two swans floating on water surrounded by trees in autumn colors.

02 Thirst for God by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 The Perpetual Prophecy Panic by Bernard M. Archer
04 Depths by Kathryn Blackburn Peck
04 Touching the Hem of His Garment by C. Neil Strait
05 The Dropout Who Made Good by Jack Ford
06 Nazarene Colleges Will Survive by Edward S. Mann
08 The Way Out of Anxiety by C. William Fisher
09 Restitution and Plum Jelly by W. Dan Witter
10 Echoes from Explo '74: Seoul Korea by Don Owens
12 Sticking By the Stuff by C.D. Hansen

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 7, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Milo L. Arnold
C. Neil Strait
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Earl C. Wolf
John W. May
James D. Hamilton
Eleanor W. Cunningham
P. A. Robinson
James Dobson
C. William Fisher
Gordon L. Hanna
Everett S. Phillips
Aarlie J. Hull
Frank McConnell
An autumn scene with a white church in the distance reflected in a still lake.

02 What A Year To Rediscover Thanksgiving! by General Superintendent George Coulter

03 Beauty And the Behemoth by Milo L. Arnold

English
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Herald of Holiness - November 8, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
Ross Hayslip
Harold J. Ransom
C. Neil Strait
Kenneth Vogt
Milo L. Arnold
John A. Knight
Phil Cory
Rhoda Rinebarger
Morris Chalfant
Allen Bowman
Charles E. Higgins
C. William Fisher
Brenda Klakamp
Aarlie J. Hull
E. Ray Jewell
A thatched-roof hut in a tropical clearing.
Thanksgiving Offering for World Evangelism November 19

02 The Greatest of These is Love by General Superintendent Jenkins

03 A Prayer of Thanksgiving by Ross W. Hayslip

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 1, 1976

John A. Knight
George Coulter
James D. Hamilton
James Dobson
John B. Nielson
C. Neil Strait
Pauline E. Spray
Aarlie J. Hull
Loretta Watts
Alex Deasley
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Alan L. Rodda
Carla Haddox
Jack Jamison
Bob Benson
A family holding hands walking across a field.
The Christian Family

02 Are Happy Homes Still Possible? by General Superintendent George Coulter
04 Christian Homes in An Unchristian Society
05 What Makes A Home Christian? by James D. Hamilton
06 Who's Minding the Kids? by James C. Dobson
08 The Family and the Emmaus Road by John B. Nielson
09 In the Bookstall by C. Niel Strait
10 Happiness Is...Discipline by Pauline E. Spray
11 Family Coloring Book by Nazarene Communications
15 How to Find Happiness Whether Married Or Not by Aarlie J. Hull
15 The Altared "I" by Loretta Watts

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 1, 1978

William E. McCumber
V. H. Lewis
Cecil R. Paul
Pauline E. Spray
Mabel P. Adamson
O. L. Ottley
C. Neil Strait
Glaphre' Gilliland
Carol J. Blocker
Laura Mae Douglass
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
Charles Hastings Smith
Vernon S. Corzine
Lyle Pointer
Jack M. Scharn
Keith A. Pagan
Pauline Williams
Curtis Loftin
The earth shattered like a glass with Jesus in the foreground.
The Healing Christ for a Broken World

2 “THAT YE MIGHT HAVE LIFE” by V. H. Lewis
3 THE HEALING OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS by Cecil R. Paul
4 THE HEALING OF SOLITUDE by Pauline E. Spray
6 HEALING FROM SIN
6 STORMPROOF by Mabel P. Adamson
7 GOD STILL HEALS by O. L. Ottley
7 THE GOOD NEWS OF HEALING by C. Neil Strait
8 THE HEALING OF THE INNER LIFE by Glaphre Gilliland
9 CIRCLE OF LOVE by Carol J. Blocker
10 WHERE THE HEALING WATERS FLOW by Laura Mae Douglass
15 LAMPLIGHT By W. E. McCumber
16 THE HEALING COMMUNITY by Russell Metcalfe

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 13, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Albert F. Crumley
Leland D. Watkins
C. Neil Strait
Elden Rawlings
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Curt Bowers
Hal Hess
A man and a woman talking in front of a door.
Important information for all our readers (See center section.) Laymen have been at work (See "This Issue," page 4.) 215 European Young Adults at Innsbruck (See page 17.)

02 Names in the Book of Life by General Superintendent Williamson
03 Hospital Administrator Says Christianity “Works Every Day” by Albert F. Crumley, M.D.
04 These Faithful Laymen by Leland D. Watkins
05 Where Does Religion Fit into Industry? by C. Neil Strait
06 Caution: Laymen at Work by Elden Rawlings
08 More Than One World by Ruth Vaughn
09 Rendezvous with Destiny by Curtis R. Bowers
10 Worthy of the Vocation by Hal Hess
15 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
16 The Church at Work
22 Late News

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1976

John A. Knight
V. H. Lewis
Dorothy J. Teare
Board of General Superintendents
Sharon Teare
Audry Miller
Jerry Hull
Eugene L. Stowe
Hugh Rae
Charles D. Mosher
C. Neil Strait
Vivian C. Umbarger
Theodore Esselstyn
James H. Mullins
Pauline E. Spray
Jerry Cline
An illustration of a Maori child surrounded by flora, fauna, landmarks, and artifacts from New Zealand.
New Zealand

02 For Profit and Blessing by General Superintendent V. H. Lewis
03 Christchurch Bishopdale, New Zealand by Dorothy Teare
04 The Position of the Church of the Nazarene On Speaking in Tongues by Board of General Superintendents
06 The City of Volcanoes by Sharon Teare
06 The Martin House by Audry Miller
07 "What's His Face" by Jerry D. Hull
08 Just What Is Palcon? An Interview with Eugene L. Stowe
10 A Special People by Hugh L. Rae
10 Miracle I Witnessed by Charles D. Mosher
11 In the Bookstall by C. Neil Strait

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
Orville Jenkins
Donald P. Mentch
Hal M. von Stein
M. M. Snyder
James H. Mullins
Gordon Chilvers
C. Neil Strait
Marcia Schwartz
Robert Branson
Ross Hayslip
John Chilton
Geraldine Nicholas
Walt Moore
James V. Wilbanks
James D. Hamilton
Ira E. Fowler
Elma Brooks Compfort
Virginia M. Volk Thompson
The sun rises over a Lake Rouseau
Photo ID: Lake Rouseau, Windemere, Ontario, Canada. This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118: 24)

02 Thanksgiving Is Thanksgiving by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 Living Water—Man’s Need by Donald P. Mentch
04 Is There A Sure Fix? By Hal M. von Stein
06 I Am a Witness by M. M. Snyder
07 To Ben about Eating by James H. Mullins
08 When We Need Help Most by Gordon Chilvers
08 Love and Kissed…That Count by C. Neil Strait
09 In Church by Marcia Schwartz
10 A Popular Paraphrase by Robert Branson
11 The Optimism of Holiness by Ross W. Hayslip

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 6, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
John A. Biggers
David K. Kline
Ada B. Hoelscher
Hal M. von Stein
Milo L. Arnold
Randal Earl Denny
C. Neil Strait
James R. Spittal
Many people listening in an auditorium.
Where Do You Find 2,500 New People? Southwest Oklahomans Did in One Year (See Page 14)

02 A Sending Service by General Superintendent Powers
03 Called to be a Layman by John A. Biggers
04 “Twenty-Two in One Hour!” by David K. Kline
05 The Sandstorm by Ada B. Hoelscher
06 The Tie Tree by H. M. Von Stein
07 The Sound of A Home by Milo L. Arnold
08 The Walk to Emmaus by Randal E. Denny
09 Absorbed by the Crowd by C. Neil Strait
10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
11 He Knoweth Best by J. R. Spittal
11 The Church at Work
17 Pro & Con
18 Late News
18 News of the Religious World

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 7, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
J. Ray Shadowens
Jack M. Scharn
C. Neil Strait
James Shrider
Edward G. Wyman
Joshua Wagner
Hilma Phillips Bouck
Michael Hutchens
Joyce Leth
Joseph D. Wright
Milo L. Arnold
Mary Hawks
Rex Olson
J. Edgar Hoover
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Doris Schumann
William J. Nichols
Gloria Willingham
Grace V. Watkins
A mid-century modern church front; Top R: A family gathered around a piano; Bottom R: A man with his two daughters.
Columbus, Ohio, First Church, Central Ohio District, Church of the Nazarene; For the Whole Family; Preparing Your Child for School, See Page 16.

02 Will Our House Fall? By General Superintendent Young

03 Purity … Without Strain by J. Ray Shadowens

03 Power of Pentecost by Jack M. Scharn

04 The Church: A Redemptive Community by C. Neil Strait

05 Guardian Maintenance by James Shrider

06 God’s Way of Perfect Love by Edward G. Wyman

07 No “Bypasses” to Heaven by Joshua Wagner

08 Gracious Speech by Hilma Phillips Bouck

09 Revival in Our Day by Michael Hutchens

09 God’s Great Symphony by Joyce Leth

10 Supreme Love by Joseph D. Wright

English
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Herald of Holiness - October 9, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Ross Hayslip
Mary Lou Archer
Gunnell Jordan
B.F. Haynes
Wendell Wellman
John S., Jr., Noftle
C. Neil Strait
June Carey
A. S. London
Albert J. Lown
A monument of an eagle on the median of a road with cars in the background.

02 An Offering Unto the Lord By General Superintendent Lewis
03 What To Do With Discouragements By Ross Hayslip
04 Pen Points: Are We Selling Ourselves Short? By Mary Lou Archer
05 Her Path Shone Brighter By Gunnell Jorden
06 50 Years Ago... In the Herald of Holiness "Three Times Since 1915" By B. F. Haynes
07 A Sick Society: Condition Cause and Cure By Wendell Wellman
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: Growing Under Weights By John S. Noftle
12 Our Heavenly Father By C. Neil Strait

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