Past to Present E-News Columns

For several decades, every Nazarene district had a Prohibition Committee.

Regional prejudices still influenced Americans and their churches over forty years after the (Civil) war, and yet Jernigan and Bresee proved willing to reach across the social and political divide.

"He (Phineas Bresee) baptized one man in a church board meeting and others in the Pacific Ocean’s surf on several occasions.”

"Holiness people should be preeminent in social service."
The purpose of holiness revivalism… was to lead Christians into the grace of entire sanctification.
Through plague and trial—sickness and quarantine—a writer urged readers of Herald of Holiness to keep “extra patient and extra sweet."
Clergy couples (marriages in which both partners are ordained ministers) have been a consistent part of Nazarene life throughout our history.
“She preached ‘as I never heard her before, and as I have rarely ever heard anybody preach...’”
Eckel’s breaking point came when he learned University Church was violating the denomination’s trust clause by deeding its property to a member.

Several generations of leaders shaped the Church of the Nazarene’s pension program through service...