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Cover Photo Credit: H. Armstrong Roberts


4 The Measure of the Stature of Christ, M. H. Rozzell

5 Advent, C. Neil Strait

6 The Hopefulness of the Advent Season, Morris Chalfant

7 Family Tree: Cracked Limbs And Bruised Fruit, W. Thomas Umbel

10 Where Chaos Causes Rejoicing, Nina E. Beegle

11 A Bible Falling Apart, Jo Harvey

12 The Nature of Things, John F. Hay

14 A Prisoner Organized a Mission, Suk-Woon Lee

15 Restitution - God’s Persistence and Man’s Obedience, Carole L. Spengler

18 “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep…”, Ann Womack Lundberg

19 Guidance for Stargazers, William Goodman


2 When in Doubt … Do the Kind Thing, General Superintendent: Jerald D. Johnson

8 Family Matters, John: The Miracle Baby - Dorothy Tarrant

9 Chaplains and Changed Lives, Let Go and Let God - Karen Bird

13 Just Passing By…, Earl G. Lee

16 The Editor’s Standpoint, W. E. McCumber

21 By All Means, The Melody in My Heart - Cindy L. Evans


5 He Comes With Light, Lois Blanchard Eades

7 Come, Serpent Crusher, Richard A. Miller

13 Cultivating Friends, Connie


20 Answer Corner

20 Letters

22 In the News

33 News of Religion

35 Late News

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Nazarene Publishing House


Kansas City, Missouri


Nazarene, journal, publication, feature articles, poetry, continuing columns, departments, denominational origin

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Scholarship of Community Application, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


Christian Denominations and Sects | Christianity | History of Christianity | Missions and World Christianity | Practical Theology