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 - April 1, 1984

William E. McCumber
Charles Strickland
Victor Edwards
Raymond Lane
William David Gebby
Ralph A. Mickel
Clessen K. Scoles
C. Neil Strait
Howard Vassar (H.V.) Miller
Betty Baker
Rosalie McElroy
John F. Hay
Elaine Hardt
Gordon Chilvers
Byron H. Maybury
Ovella Satre Shafer
Harold I. Smith
Alice M. Stober
Bruce E. Oldham
Evelyn Stenbock Ditty
Dallas D. Mucci
Morris Chalfant
Dunn C. Cochran
A white Easter lily with three crosses a red sunset in the background.

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 The Easter Message, General Superintendent: Charles H. Strickland
3 Getting the Feeling, Victor Edwards
4 Letters
5 Dying Grace, Raymond Lane
5 He Was Slain Before the Foundation of the World (a Poem), William David Gebby
6 The Gospel of the Empty Tomb, Ralph A. Mickel
7 Greater Love (a Poem), Clessen K. Scoles
7 Sharing the Towel, C. Neil Strait
8 The Beauty of His Will, H. V. Miller
9 Easter Story (a Poem), Rosalie McElroy
9 Reason for Living, Betty Baker
10 The Spirit of Holiness, John F. Hay

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Herald of Holiness - April 10, 1968

V. H. (Voyle H.) Lewis
Honorato Reza
James V. Wilbanks
Ross Hayslip
J. Vernon McGee
Verla A. Mooth
C. Neil Strait
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A full color photo of an excavated tomb suggested to be the tomb where Christ was buried.

02 "He Arose" By General Superintendent Lewis
03 Profile of the Latin Church By H. T. Reza
06 Resurrection Dynamite By J. V. Wilbanks
07 Pen Points: Hooray for God By Ross Hayslip
08 The Offending Symbol By J. Vernon McGee
09 The Miracle of Memory By Verla A. Mooth
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 Easter Afterglow By Garth Hyde
13 He Had Warped Values By C. Neil Strait
14 Lord, when did we see YOU?
16 On Being a Whole Person: Are We Too "Busy" Today? By John S. Noftle
17 News of Religion

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Herald of Holiness - April 10, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
C. Neil Strait
F. E. Ockert
Ovella Satre Shafer
Jack A. Robinson
Geraldine Nicholas
Moody S. Johnson
Gordon Wetmore
Louis A. Bouck
Robert J. Hastings
C. William Fisher
Forrest Nash
Lyle P. Flinner
Thomas G. Nees
John G. Churchill
Arthur Fallon
Aarlie J. Hull
Alva B. Kelly
A colorful stained glass window showing Jesus kneeling in prayer.

02 The Undying Truth by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 "Hope Springs Eternal" by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
04 Poems by C. Neil Strait, F. E. Ockert, Ovella Satre Shafer, Jack A. Robinson, and Geraldine Nicholas
06 Humor in Gethsemane? by Moody S. Johnson
07 Beauty is Spirit-Deep by Gordon Wetmore
08 Grave, Where is Thy Victory? by Louis A. Bouck
09 The Day that Jesus Came to Washington by Robert J. Hastings
10 Easter Faith in a Good Friday World by C. William Fisher
12 Faith and Fire by Forrest W. Nash

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Herald of Holiness - April 11, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Randal Earl Denny
Ross Hayslip
H. Harvey Hendershot
Morris Chalfant
James D. Hamilton
Emily Sargent Councilman
Don Garrett
Ovella Satre Shafer
Eva J. Cummings
John C. Oster
Arnold E. Airhart
C. William Fisher
Paulene E. Bornamann
Aarlie J. Hull
C. Neil Strait
Mary H. Augsbury
Fletcher Galloway
A stained glass cross with Easter lilies in the foreground.

02 He Arose! Hallelujah! He Arose! by General Superintendent Lawlor

03 The Incomplete Story by Randal Earl Denny

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Herald of Holiness - April 14, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Harold E. Platter
Mary H. Augsbury
General Stewardship Committee
Forrest E. Tyler
Hugh Slater
Forrest Nash
Ivan Beals
C. Neil Strait
Rex Olson
Ovella Satre Shafer
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Thomas C. Wilson
Easter lilies in front of the cross. Inset: an illustration of the empty tomb.
He is not here; he is risen. Matthew 28:6

02 Easter Triumphant Verdict by General Superintendent Coulter
03 The Glow and The Glory by Harold E. Platter
03 Captivity is Captive by Mary H. Augsbury
04 The Cutting Edge by General Stewardship Committee
04 The Resurrection Hope by Mary H. Augsbury
05 Barriers to Understanding the Word by Forrest E. Tyler
06 The Deity of Christ by Hugh Slater
07 Easter Miracle by Forrest W. Nash
07 You Are There! by Ivan A. Beals
08 Eternal Hope by C. Neil Strait
09 Easter… Is “Hard News” by Rex Olson

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1970

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. (Voyle H.) Lewis
Dallas Baggett
C. William Fisher
Rosemary Lee
Arthur Fallon
Thomas G. Nees
C. Neil Strait
Laura Forinash
Frances B. Erickson
Harry Flinner
John A. Knight
E. E. Wordsworth
A red-tinted photo of a large fishing net need a large body of water.
"...even the wind and the sea obey him." Mark 4:14

02 "God Is Not Mocked" By General Superintendent Lewis

03 Helps to Holy Living: Renewal Rx for Survival By Dallas Baggett

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1976

John A. Knight
George Coulter
Gene Chambers
Kathleen Cory
Wanda Lang
C. Neil Strait
Paul H. Hetrick
Morris Chalfant
Alma Floyd
Clare St. John
Harold William Reed
C. Dale German
Albert J. Lown
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Edward F. Cox
Hal M. von Stein
Gary W. Davis
James Dobson
Douglas Bradford
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Dorothy K. Coburn
Ovella Satre Shafer
Pauline E. Spray
Garland Johnson
A cross and easter lilies silhouetted against a blue white sky.

02 The Resurrection—The Heart of Our Faith by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Dusty Feet And Sinful Pride by Gene Chambers
04 The Only Man-Made Things in Heaven by Kathleen Cory
04 The Work is Done by Wanda Lang
04 God’s Response to Good Friday by C. Neil Strait
05 No "Pay Back" at the Cross by Paul H. Hetrick
06 Clairol Christians by Morris Chalfant
06 It Will Return by Alma Floyd
07 The Uncovered Path by Clare St. John
08 This I Believe by Harold W. Reed
09 Pass It On by C. Dale German

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Herald of Holiness - April 15, 1979

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
John H. Holstead
Albert J. Lown
Gordon Chilvers
Debbie Kendrick
Jerry McCant
Charles Hastings Smith
Lyle P. Flinner
Carlton Hansen
Jean Rasmussen
Valkyrie Murphy
J. Kenneth Grider
C. Neil Strait
James Dobson
Lawrence E. Humrich
Marguerite S. Digby
Joy Wineland
Beth Atwood
Betty Martin
Leanna Haskins
Barbara Wall Chaney
Clara Verner
Anonymous
William Youngman
Morris Chalfant
Mary Jane Trent
An illustration of the risen Jesus over a Bible open to the Easter story.

2 THEY CAME TO MOURN—THEY HURRIED AWAY WITH JOY by George Coulter
3 MY LEADER LIVES by John H. Holstead
4 MISSING PERSONS by Albert J. Lown
6 EASTER ANGELS ROLL AWAY THE DIFFICULTIES by Gordon Chilvers
7 HOPE by Debbie Kendrick
8 ON THE THIRD DAY by Jerry McCant
8 THE SOLDIER, THE ROBE, THE TOMB by Charles Hastings Smith
9 BEING HONEST WITH OURSELVES by Lyle P. Flinner
10 CHRIST ROBBED DEATH OF ITS STING by C. D. Hansen
10 THE ANSWER CAME IN THE MORNING by Jean Rasmussen

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Herald of Holiness - April 17, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hardy C. Powers
Richard S. Taylor
Verla A. Mooth
J. Ray Shadowens
R. E. Zollinhofer
C. Neil Strait
Paul T. Culbertson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Betty Bowes
Willis E. Snowbarger
Albert J. Lown
A quote from the Statement of Faith of the National Holiness Association

01 The Statement of Faith of the National Holiness Association
02 Is My Message Relevant to Christ’s Message? By General Superintendent Powers
03 The Message of Holiness By Richard S. Taylor
05 We Wound Afresh By Verla A. Mooth
06 What Kind of Books Does a Smut-Peddler’s Child Read? By J. Ray Shadowens
07 Pen Points: Smokers on the Parking Lot By R. E. Zollinhofer
08 Is the Church Getting Through to People? By C. Neil Strait
09 Do You Love the Truth? By Paul T. Culbertson
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - April 25, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. (Voyle H.) Lewis
C. Neil Strait
J. F. Leist
Ernie McNaught
A. Elwood Sanner
Judy Clair
Ross Hayslip
Thomas G. Nees
Doris Antrim
Donald J. Schlough
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
James D. Hamilton
Aarlie J. Hull
Ken Gold
David K. Kline
A montage of the five buildings of Point Loma Nazarene University in 1973.
Education Issue

02 Calling Our Youth by General Superintendent Lewis

03 The Case for the Christian College by C. Neil Strait

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Herald of Holiness - April 28, 1971

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Morris Chalfant
Milo L. Arnold
Neil Hightower
Rosemary Lee
J. F. Leist
Mary E. Latham
C. William Fisher
Emily B. Moore
C. Neil Strait
Darrell E. Luther
Jerry McCant
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Kenneth S. Rice
G. Glenn Hunt
Elmer Woodruff
R. L. Hight
A mother reading a book of prayers to her daughters.
Cover subjects: Mrs. Duane Smith, Brenna, and Tracy, Mountain View, Mo. Mother's Day, May 9

02 "As One Whom His Mother Comforteth..." by General Superintendent Lawlor
03 Holiness is Beauty by Morris Chalfant
04 Odd But I Loved Herby Milo L. Arnold
05 Filling in the Puzzle of Life by Neil E. Hightower
06 Faith at Home by Rosemary Lee
07 God's Idea of Womanhood by J. F. Leist
08 My Mother's Priorities by Mary E. Latham
09 Why Go to Church by C. William Fisher
11 Case Study in Concern by Emily B. Moore
12 Man Will Latch on to Anything by C. Neil Strait

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Herald of Holiness - April 3, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
D. I. (Daniel I.) Vanderpool
Eunice Bryant
John M. Warren
Wesley D. Tracy
Ruth Wood Vaughn
J. Paul Downey
James W. McNeely
Lawrence Walker
C. Neil Strait
E. Wayne Stahl
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
A church front with a large A-frame portico.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; First Church of the Nazarene Stockton, California.

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Ross Hayslip
Irene Unruh
Geraldine Nicholas
C. Neil Strait
Norman R. Oke
Eva J. Cummings
Paul R. Martin
Richard E. Howard
James D. Hamilton
Art Linkletter
John A. Wright
C. William Fisher
Nina Walter
Aarlie J. Hull
Newman Sheldon
A window filled with religious knick-knacks surrounded by flowers and plants.

02 Total Involvement by General Superintendent Strickland

03 Christian Courtesy by Ross W. Hayslip

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Herald of Holiness - August 12, 1970

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. (Voyle H.) Lewis
Ross Hayslip
Doris Najarian
Bonny McLain
Milo L. Arnold
John Griffiths
Rosemary Lee
Adrian R. Keeton
Horatius Bonar
C. Neil Strait
Alice Hansche Mortenson
J. Kenneth Grider
John L. Knight
Harry A. Rich
Two views of the Diplomat Convention Center in Miami, Florida, site of the 1970 International Laymen's Conference on Evangelism.
August 18-August 23 Miami, Fla. (1,600 Nazarene laymen expected) The Second International Laymen's Conference on Evangelism

01 The Second International Laymen's Conference on Evangelism

02 Isaiah 25:8 By General Superintendent Lewis

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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1976

John A. Knight
Orville Jenkins
Clare St. John
Cynthia Furbee
Melvin Shrout
Charles E. Baldwin
Mary E. Latham
Bertha Munro
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Ethel King Dickerman
C. Neil Strait
Alex Deasley
Harold William Reed
Ruth M. Uphaus
Paul R. Martin
Dean Wessels
Bonnie Rosebrough
Aarlie J. Hull
Mrs. Marvin Smith
A pipevine swallowtail butterfly on a white flower.
Photo ID: Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly

02 Christian Holiness and Daily Living by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins
03 Temporary Occupancy by Clare St. John
03 Only God Knows by Cynthia Furbee
04 The New Thing For Older People by Melvin Shrout
06 Divine Love: Holiness In Action by Charles E. Baldwin
07 Does The Church Really Care About People? By Mary E. Latham
08 The Listening Habit by Bertha Munro
09 The Best Is Yet to Come! by Alice Hansche Mortenson
10 The Path of the Just by Ethel Dickerman
11 In the Bookstall by C. Neil Strait

English
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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1977

William E. McCumber
George Coulter
Robert E. Maner
Hal M. von Stein
Marcia Schwartz
James F. Sorrell
Christina "Chris" Grauman
Carlton Hansen
Louis A. Bouck
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Robert Branson
James D. Hamilton
John Chilton
Ross Hayslip
William Goodman
T. E. Martin
Marjorie A. Westgate
C. Neil Strait
Marjorie W. Dobbin
A covered bridge painted red.

02 “When Thou Prayest” by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 The Rough Road by Robert E. Maner
04 No More Hell? By Hal M. von Stein
04 Wasted Space by Marcia Schwartz
06 Third-Class Christians by Jim Sorrell
06 The Eyes of Love by Christina Grauman
07 A Command to Faithfulness by C. D. Hansen
08 The Perfect Runner by Louis A. Bouck
09 The Fruit on the Tree by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
10 A Fresh, Lively Translation by Robert Branson
11 The Perfect Pattern by James Hamilton

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Herald of Holiness - August 15, 1984

William E. McCumber
William M. Greathouse
Earl C. Wolf
William Walter DeBolt
Morris Chalfant
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Steve Cooley
J. B. Maclagan
Merle Lamprecht
John W. May
Aubrey W. Curry
Geraldine Nicholas
Timothy D. Singell
G. R. "Scott" Cundiff
Jean Hogan Dudley
Herbert McGonigle
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Dale E. Jones
Jack M. Scharn
C. Neil Strait
Leslie Wooten
People from the Black Churchman's Conference gathered in a plaza in front of the center.
Black Churchman's Conference see pages 24-25

IN THIS ISSUE:
2 Gifts and Fruit, General Superintendent: William M. Greathouse
3 Building Our Own Gallows, Earl C. Wolf
3 The Faithful Few (a Poem), William Walter DeBolt
4 Letters
5 He Died From Having Nothing to Do, Morris Chalfant
6 The Church within the Church, J. Grant Swank, Jr.
7 Nazarene Roots: Youth and the Church, Steve Cooley
8 A Last Message to the Church, J. B. Maclagan
9 In the Hotel Lounge (a Poem), Merle Lamprecht
10 The Grand Exchange, John W. May
11 Grandma’s Rocking Chair (a Poem), Aubrey W. Curry

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Herald of Holiness - August 2, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. (Voyle H.) Lewis
Opal Brown
Stanley McElrath
Hal M. von Stein
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
David K. Kline
Frankie Roland
John A. Knight
C. William Fisher
Randal Earl Denny
Ovella Satre Shafer
Morris A. Weigelt
Thane Minor
C. Neil Strait
Aarlie J. Hull
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Faith A. Holstein
People on a rock overlooking a lake.

02 The Quadrennium by General Superintendent Lewis

03 What Did I See? by Opal Brown

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Herald of Holiness - August 21, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
C. Neil Strait
Milo L. Arnold
C. William Fisher
Grace Wilson
Hal M. von Stein
Ross Hayslip
John A. Wright
Jean Leathers Phillips
Walter R. Erbaugh
James F. Kay
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A girl sitting on a low rock wall gazing up into the trees and sky.

02 Famous Last Words By General Superintendent Stowe
03 Worship Can Help Us To Look Up By C. Neil Strait
04 It's Just a Habit By Milo Arnold
05 Radio Sermon of the Month: The Performance Gap By William Fisher
06 Her Prayer Was Answered By Grace Wilson
07 The New Dimension By Hal M. von Stein
08 The War on Poverty By Ross W. Hayslip
09 Pen Points: When I Became a Man By John A. Wright
09 Prayer By Jean L. Phillips
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
11 A Guiding Light By Walter R. Erbaugh

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Herald of Holiness - August 24, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
G. Franklin Allee
Dorothy S. Hampton
Torval W. Nilsen
James H. Jackson
C. Neil Strait
R. Franklin Cook
A man and a woman listen to a lecture in their missionary training.
Photo ID: Norlyn and Bobbie Brough; The Holy Spirit and Traffic Safety (See page 6.) Missionaries Go to School (See "About the Cover," page 4; and pages 12 and 13.)

02 The Divine Equation by General Superintendent Benner

03 To Fly Again by G. Franklin Allee

04 His Healing Hand by Dorothy S. Hampton

06 The Holy Spirit and Traffic Safety by Torval W. Nilsen

08 “Pastor, Please Don’t Call on Me to Pray!” by James H. Jackson

09 The Joy of Needfulness by C. Neil Strait

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 Missionaries Go Back to School by Franklin Cook

14 Archives Become Refuge For Historical Material

15 The Book Corner

16 If It’s Mrs. Shortreed, It Must Be Thursday

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