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8 Back to the Gospel: Depoliticizing the Church in ’96, Tom Sine

10 If I Only Had the Money, Knolan Benfield

20 Can We Save the Pastors?, Stan Meek

22 Serving the Servers, Marlo M. Schalesky

24 Your Pastor’s Success Is in Your Hands, Bonita May

28 Running the Race with Patience, B. H. McLain

36 How Long After the Altar Service Will Holiness Keep on Working?, John Conlon

38 Reason for Hope, Tim Isbell

40 A Jar of Pickles, Joyce Williams


4 Into the Word, Roger L. Hahn

5 When You Pray, E. Dee Freeborn

6 General Superintendent’s Viewpoint, Jerald D. Johnson

18 In a Woman’s Voice, Marlo M. Schalesky

19 Masculine Journey, Mark Metcalfe

45 Over 60, C. Ellen Watts

46 Observer at Large, John C. Bowling


1 Editor’s Choice, Wesley D. Tracy

3 Signs, Michael R. Estep

7 The Readers Write

14-17, 42-44 News

31 August’s 10-Point Quiz

32 The Question Box

33 Evangelists’ Slates

34 Nazarene Family

41 NIV Crossword Puzzle, Rick Jansen

47 Marked Copy, Mark Graham

48 Late News


43 Come unto Me, Wauneta Hackleman

44 What If?, Marcia Krugh Leaser

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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

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