Leslie Parrott

A. Leslie Parrott, Jr., was a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene serving in Washington, Michigan, and Oregon and as president of Eastern Nazarene (then) College and Olivet Nazarene University. He was a prolific writer and served his community and church at both local and national levels. He was married to Lora Lee and father to Richard, Roger, and Les (III). 

Information gathered from "Dr. Leslie Parrott: A Legend at Olivet." (2007) & "A Farewell Dinner: A Tribute" (1991) found in the archives at Olivet Nazarene University.

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - April 1, 1976

John A. Knight
Eugene L. Stowe
William E. McCumber
Leslie Parrott
Edward S. Mann
Bonnie Monson
Kenneth H. Pearsall
Donald Irwin
Charles D. Mosher
Ivan Beals
Alex Deasley
Gerard Reed
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Jerry Hull
Aarlie J. Hull
Robert L. Chason
A vignette of a diploma, a graduation cap, an hourglass on two books, and greenery and red carnations.

02 The Cross—God’s Ultimate Answer by General Superintendent Eugene L. Stowe
03 The Man Against Others by W. E. McCumber
04 Faith and Learning in a Secular World by Leslie Parrott
06 Our Treasured Heritage of Nazarene Higher Education by Edward S. Mann
08 Lord, Could We Talk for a While? By Bonnie Monson
09 Freedom of Choice by Kenneth H. Pearsall
10 The "Low Cost" of Education by Donald Irwin
10 Profit by Charles D. Mosher
11 Rightful Ownership by Ivan A. Beals
12 The Three Tenses of Salvation by A. R. G. Deasley

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Herald of Holiness - April 13, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Fred Wenger
Mary E. Latham
Louis A. Bouck
Dallas D. Mucci
James V. Wilbanks
Leslie Parrott
Fletcher Galloway
Bettie Bierderman
Wendell Wellman
A school-aged girl smiling at the camera.
My Husband Was on the "Thresher" (See page 14.) V.B.S.: Can It Survive? (See page 4.)

02 They Say, And Do Not by General Superintendent Coulter 03 Mountain Movers by Fred Wenger 04 V.B.S.: Can It Survive? by Mary E. Latham 06 “Power From A Different Source” by Louis A. Bouck 08 Drinking is the Church’s Problem Too? by Dallas D. Mucci 09 A Prophetic “Fix” On Isreal by J. V. Wilbanks 10 Toward Abundant Living: The Therapy of God by Leslie Parrott 10 International Laymen’s Conference on Evangelism 11 Editorially Speaking by W. T.

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1982

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
Bill Draper
Harold I. Smith
Hugh Rae
Kenneth H. Pearsall
R. Curtis Smith
John A. Knight
Stephen W. Nease
Leslie Parrott
Homer J. Adams
Neil Hightower
Steve Cooley
Terrell C., Jr. Sanders
Audre Pitts
Leonard S. Oliver
William J. Prince
Leon Seager
A red brick church with a white steeple framed by tree with people walking up to it.
Photo ID: Quincy, Massachusetts Wollaston Church Nazarene College Day April 25

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Church and the College, General Superintendent: Eugene L. Stowe
3 He Taught Me With His Tears, Bill Draper
3 My Tears (a poem), Harold Ivan Smith
4 Letters
5 Holy Influence, Hugh Rae
6 Our Unique Colleges, Kenneth H. Pearsall
7 Old Stubs, R. Curtis Smith
8 Is the Tail Wagging?, John A. Knight
9 Of Mud Pies and Motor Mechanics: A Meditation on Phillipians 1:3-11 (NIV), Stephen W. Nease
10 The Right of Return, Leslie Parrott
11 Helping the Preacher Preach, Homer J. Adams

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1985

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Howard T. Wall, Jr.
Michael Estep
Mark R. Moore
Irving Laird
Steve Cooley
Janet Smith Williams
Leonard S. Oliver
Stephen W. Nease
Anne W. Smith
Roger Parrott
Leslie Parrott
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Board of General Superintendents
Maynard James
An oil lamp burning against a red background that has the shadow of the cross on it.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Church and Her Colleges, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Alumni, Where Are They?, Howard T. Wall
4 Letters
5 Our Most Valued Asset – Our Youth, Mike Estep
6 Why the Nazarene College?, Mark R. Moore
8 Parents, Start Now to Prepare Your Children for College, Irving W. Laird
9 Nazarene Roots: In the Alberta District Assembly, 1929, Steve Cooley
10 They Taught Me the Learning Process, Janet Smith Williams
11 “Because You Gave…”, L. S. Oliver

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Herald of Holiness - April 23, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Kenneth H. Pearsall
Edward S. Mann
Harold William Reed
R. Curtis Smith
Donald W. Hall
Ronald F. Gray
Leonard S. Oliver
Mark R. Moore
Hugh Rae
Leslie Parrott
Laura Mae Douglass
Alan R. Dicer
A collage of Nazarene colleges--Eastern Nazarene College in the background, Point Loma, Mount Vernon, and Northwest Nazarene.
Nazarene College Day April 27. Angell Hall, Religion Building at Eastern Nazarene College; An aerial shot of Point Loma College, the quad at Mount Vernon Nazarene College, and a basketball game at Northwest Nazarene College.

02 Our Educational Commitments by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Nazarene College Goals by Kenneth H. Pearsall
04 The Challenge by Edward S. Mann
06 The Word Speaks by Harold W. Reed
07 Scattering and Withholding by R. Curtis Smith
08 Word Wisdom by Don W. Hall
09 Christian Success - Person- or Task-Centered? Ronald F. Gray
10 The Pursuit of Christian Maturity by L.S. Oliver
12 Victory Over Fear by Mark R. Moore
13 "This Is the Way" by Hugh Rae
14 "Be Ye Therefore Perfect" by Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - April 27, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
J. Kenneth Grider
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Pearl Keeton
Richard H. Leffel
J. George Taylorson
Earl Baker
Board of General Superintendents
Frances B. Erickson
Betty Bowes
Leslie Parrott
A young child kissing the cheek of a baby.
When Does the Service Begin? (See page 3.) Cradle Roll: All You Add Is Love (See page 13.)

02 Lovest Thou Me? by General Superintendent Coulter 03 When Does the Service Begin? by J. Kenneth Grider 04 “Night Will Pass By” by Kathryn B. Peck 05 Getting Home by Pearl Keeton 06 Saints in Sycamores by Richard H. Leffel 08 Life’s Highest Fulfillment by J. George Taylorson 08 Call to Excellence by Earl Baker 09 Of Timely Concern by the Board of General Superintendents 11 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 A Hand of Love by Frances B.

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Herald of Holiness - April 3, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Paul T. Culbertson
Enola Chamberlain
Kenneth E. Geiger
Edward Lawlor
Marjorie J. Colwell
Mel Sorensen
Jack M. Scharn
Leslie Parrott
W. M. Lynch
Willis E. Snowbarger
Albert J. Lown
A green-tinted photo of a farmer turning over a field lined with flowered trees.

02 The Outcome Is Sure By General Superintendent Young
03 On Being Full Moons By Paul Culbertson
04 I Lift My Heart By Enola Chamberlin
05 The National Holiness Association: 100 Years of Evangelical Witness By Kenneth E. Geiger
07 No Place Like Home By Edward Lawlor
08 You Can't Stop Smoking? Give God a Chance to Help By Marjorie J. Colwell
09 Fragmentary Prayers By Melburn Sorensen
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 He Shares! By Jack M. Scharn
12 A Look at the Generation Gap By Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1979

William E. McCumber
Eugene L. Stowe
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Charles Ludwig
Jack M. Scharn
Richard Spindle
William Goodman
Victor D. Sutch
Neil Hightower
James V. Wilbanks
Edna Moore Schultz
Leslie Parrott
Wil M. Spaite
Loren W. Gould
Charles Hastings Smith
Lyle P. Flinner
Fred Holliman
Dorothy Boone Kidney
E. E. Wordsworth
Deborah Brown
Betty McLaughlin
The sun over the water turning everything golden.
"The Mighty One, God. the Lord, has spoken, and summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting" (Psalm 50:1, NASB).

2 THE INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE by Eugene L. Stowe
3 SERENITY by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
4 MAKE IT PLAIN by Charles Ludwig
5 GOOD DAYS by Jack Scharn
6 I BELIEVE IN SUNDAY SCHOOL PROMOTION by Richard Spindle
7 A CHRISTIAN CONCERN ABOUT ALCOHOL by William Goodman
8 THE CHAIN REACTION by Victor D. Sutch
9 THE RHYTHM OF PRAYER by Neil E. Hightower
10 THE DEVIL’S “IF” by J. V. Wilbanks
10 GOD MADE THE TREE by Edna Moore Schultz
11 Book Briefs: EASY TO LIVE WITH by Leslie Parrott; Reviewed by Wil M. Spaite

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Herald of Holiness - August 10, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Milo L. Arnold
V. Raymond Edman
William Robert Adell
Robert L. Owen
James H. Ingalls
James MacLeod
Marvin L Buell
David Canen
Jack M. Scharn
Leslie Parrott
Buford Battin
A statement about Faith by V. Raymond Edman

02 Let God be God by General Superintendent Young

03 A Family Adventure by Milo L. Arnold

04 The Way by William Robert Adell

05 Miracle at Simi Valley by Robert L. Owen

06 Tell the People to Live It by James H. Ingalls

07 Bugles and Trumpets by James Macleod

08 Our God Is Not an Automated by Marvin L. Buell

09 Suffering and Providence by David Canen

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

11 He Is There by Jack M. Scharn

12 A Story-Note by Gloria

13 The Fantastic Story of Rudy Quiram by Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - August 17, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Grant Swank
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
J. Harrison Hudson
W. Shelburne Brown
Randal Earl Denny
Leslie Parrott
The Sir Walter Scott monument on Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland, towers over the busy shoppers on the street below.
God in the Operation (See page 3.) In Search of Real Brotherhood (See page 6.)

02 Desirable Maladjustment by General Superintendent Coulter 03 God In The Operation by Grant Swank 05 City Rooftops by Kathryn Blackburn Peck 06 In Search of Real Brotherhood by J. Harrison Hudson 08 Builders for Eternity by W. Shelburne Brown 09 Make Use of Your Storms by Randal Denny 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Toward Abundant Living: Ida Eisenhower: Mother of a President by Leslie Parrott 13 Pro & Con: Letter to Editor 14 News of Religion 18 Late News 19 The Answer Corner

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Herald of Holiness - August 29, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
John C. Oster
Leslie Parrott
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
C. Neil Strait
Mary H. Augsbury
Hal Bonner
Jerry McCant
James D. Hamilton
Melvin Shrout
Aarlie J. Hull
Vaughn R. Davis
A lighthouse on a rocky shoreline.

02 There Is No Shortage of His Power by General Superintendent Jenkins

03 A Faded Rose...And Watergate by John C. Oster

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Herald of Holiness - August 3, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Allen H. Young
James W. Tharp
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
William K. Shearer
Jean Leathers Phillips
Gerald E. Brooks
Leslie Parrott
Robert Foy
Two men look at a large Bible.
The Return of the King's English (See "About the Cover," page 4.) Are Tent Meetings Outdated? (See page 6.)

02 It Is Not Surprising by General Superintendent Powers

03 No Price Tag Too Great by Allen H. Young

04 A Bible Study in the Meaning of Holiness by James W. Tharp

05 Serenity by Pearl B. McKinney

06 Are Tent Meetings Outdated? by William K. Shearer

08 Prayer by Jean L. Phillips

09 The Miracle of Transformed Lives by Gerald E. Brooks

10A Where Do You Go From Here: Kingdom Service

11 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

13 Toward Abundant Living: Observations on Resentment by Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - December 1, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Earl C. Wolf
Milo L. Arnold
James MacLeod
Margaret L. Lane
Vivienne Varkevisser
Henry L. Mills
Leslie Parrott
Laura Forinash
Ralph W. Herrick
Lyle Potter
Carson N., Jr. Snow
Ralph Earle
Sheet music for the hymn Angels, from the Realms of Glory on top of a blue-tinted photo of shepherds sitting with their sheep.
Angels, from the Realms of Glory/ What Is a Sibling, Anyhow? (See page 9.)

02 The God of Jacob by General Superintendent Benner

03 Borrow No More by Earl C. Wolf

04 Arrowheads by Milo Arnold

05 “It Was an Unforgettable Scene” by James Macleod

06 The Weapon We Use Against Children by Margaret L. Lane

07 Search for Christ Spurred by Sudden Death of Brother by Mrs. Vivienne Varkevisser

08 I Watched the Passing of a Saint by Henry L. Mills

09 Toward Abundant Living: What Is a Sibling, Anyhow? by Leslie Parrott

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

11 God Remembered Noah by Laura Forinash

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Herald of Holiness - December 15, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Kenneth L. Dodge
Ted E. Martin
David E. Figg
Virginia Shepard
Morris Chalfant
Jean Foss
Ross Hayslip
Leslie Parrott
A tall intricately carved monument decorated for Christmas in downtown Indianapolis.
Photo ID: Monument Circle Indianapolis, Indiana. The Holiness Churches and Ecumenism (See page 4.) The Big Picture (See page 9.)

02 Sentimental or Earnest Hearers by General Superintendent Lewis

03 The Person and Prevention by Kenneth L. Dodge

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Herald of Holiness - December 21, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
William Robert Miller
Ross Hayslip
A. A. E. Berg
Edith Roberts
Norman Robinson
Clifford Chew
Grace V. Watkins
Leslie Parrott
A nativity scene in a puzzle piece.
Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14

02 Seeing Stars by General Superintendent Benner

03 Pious “Jingle Bells” by William Robert Miller

06 Progressive Pilgrims by Ross W. Hayslip

07 Looking unto Jesus by A. A. E. Berg

07 The Holy Glow of Christmas by Edith Roberts

08 No Room for My Rights! by Norman Robinson

09 Herods by Clifford Chew

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

11 The Gift by Grace V. Watkins

12 A Story-Note by Gloria

13 Vital Statistics

14 The Book Corner

15 Toward Abundant Living: Love Is No Sacrifice by Leslie Parrott

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Herald of Holiness - December 7, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Roy J. Yeider
Edward G. Wyman
J. Kenneth Grider
Kenneth S. Latourette
Milo L. Arnold
Herman R. Holler
Leslie Parrott
A large group of people from all nationalities walk together carrying a sign World Congress on Evangelism
Something Happened in Berlin By W.T. Purkiser (See pages 16-17.)

02 The World of Life by General Superintendent Williamson

03 Holiness and Human Suffering by Roy J. Yeider

04 My Bible by Edward G. Wyman

05 You Can Take It With You by J. Kenneth Grider

06 The Bible and American Life by Kenneth Scott Latourette

08 In Line with the Star by Milo L. Arnold

09 The Bible and Divine Revelation by Herman R. Holler

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Toward Abundant Living: Submitting or Adapting by Leslie Parrott

13 The Book Corner

14 News of Religion

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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 - February 1, 1977

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Stephen W. Nease
Harold A. March
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Charles "Chic" Shaver
Tressa C. (Hansen) Terry
J. Kenneth Grider
Paul R. Martin
Leslie Parrott
Charles L. Childers
Jack M. Scharn
Donald W. Hall
Mary Staley
George Privett
Lyle Knebel
Albert J. Lown
C. Neil Strait
Ruth A. Cameron
James D. Hamilton
Carlton Hansen
C. Dale German
Ann Ogden
A creek running through a snowy wood.
Nazarene Theological Seminary Offering February 13

02 Shake Off Thy Fears by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Ministering Buses! Symbol of Nazarene Theological Seminary by Stephen W. Nease
04 One Hundred Years of Tithing by Harold A. Marsh
04 It Shall Be Given You by Pearl Burnside McKinney
05 The Joy of Multiplication by Charles "Chic" Shaver
05 Heavenly Musings of A Christian by Tressa C. Terry
06 We Also Serve by J. Kenneth Grider
06 Book Briefs: The Power of Your Attitudes by Leslie Parrott--Reviewed by Paul Martin

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Herald of Holiness - February 16, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Dallas D. Mucci
Leroy H. Reedy
Robert Goslaw
Maurine Clements
David L. Fletcher
James MacLeod
Thomas L. Goble
Leslie Parrott
Ralph Earle
A large rock face seen through trees.
Photo ID: Great White Throne, Zion National Park, Utah. I'm Glad the Light Was One (See page 9.) "Go Make Disciples" (See page 5.)

02 Promoters or Evangelists by General Superintendent Powers 03 In the Fluent of Society by Dallas D. Mucci 04 I Wonder Where the Joy Went by Leroy H. Reedy 05 “Go Make Disciples” by Robert Goslaw 06 Are Our Children Being Smothered? by Maurine Clements 07 Small Texas Town Hears Gospel for First Time by David L. Fletcher 08 Student Discovers Way to Spirit-filled Life by James Macleod 09 “I’m Glad the Light Was On!” by Thomas L. Goble 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T.

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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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