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Cover Photo Credit: F. Sieb and H. Armstrong Roberts


4 Christmas Kindnesses, J. Grant Swank, Jr.

6 Happy Birthday, Randi, Curt Bowers

7 My Greatest Treasure, Ruth Wood Vaughn

10 Joey’s Christmas, Michael J. Christensen

12 Restitution Brought Peace, J. Michael Curry

14 Empty Arms, Donna Gilbert

18 How Is A Heritage Preserved?, C. Neil Strait

19 Say “No” To Alcohol Ads, William Goodman


5 The Meaning of That First Christmas Day, Alice Hansche Mortenson

13 The Angel’s Word Sara, Ann DuBose

13 Shepherds, Mark R. Littleton

15 A Christmas Lesson, Connie

15 Commoner, Or King?, E. Ruth Glover


2 We Beheld His Glory, General Superintendent: Raymond W. Hum

8 Life on The Boundary … With Bra d R. Moore, division vice president - advertising a n d promotion, Hallmark Cards, Inc. - AI Truesdale

9 “Because You Gave …”, Paid in Full - Lorene Whittington

11 Nazarene Roots: Born To Lead

16 The Editor’s Standpoint, W E. McCumber

21 By All Means, I Learned to Witness - Scott Meador


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