John S., Jr., Noftle

John S. Noftle, Jr. was a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene serving in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire. He also served as secretary for the New England District and on the Board of Ministerial Studies and Credentials. He was married to Mildred and father to Deborah, James, and Stephen.

 

Information gathered from "Rev. John S. Noftle Jr." (2011.) Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home. Retrieved from https://www.stone-ladeau.com/notices/RevJohnS-NoftleJr

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Herald of Holiness - April 10, 1968

V. 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 16, 1969

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
James H., Jr. Jackson
Ralph Earle
Rosemary Lee
C. William Fisher
John A. Wright
John S., Jr., Noftle
Willis E. Snowbarger
William E. McCumber
Gene R. Dunaway
A green-tinted photo of an aerial view looking east over the campus of Olivet Nazarene University.

02 Talk About Being Relevant! By General Superintendent Coulter

03 The Church and Its Youth: A Crisis of Alienation By James H. Jackson, Jr.

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Herald of Holiness - April 24, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
John M. Kelly
John M. Drescher
Berniece Roer Neal
Bob Quanstrom
Earl D. Hyatt
Paul G. Cunningham
Hans Mehltretter
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A budding twig.

02 Words and Meditations By General Superintendent Coulter
03 Vignette of a Father By John M. Kelly
05 A Second Look at Fasting By John M. Drescher
07 Breaking Bread to Break the Ice By Berniece Roer Neal
08 A Cry for a Creed By By Robert Quanstrom
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 The Lord's Prayer By Earl D. Hyatt
12 What Class Are You Traveling? By Paul G. Cunningham, Jr.
13 A European Looks at the Christian Faith Today By Hans Mehltretter
14 On Being a Whole Person: Through Eyes of Faith By John S. Noftle

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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 7, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Mary H. Augsbury
J. Wilmer Lambert
Morris Chalfant
Albert L. Gamble
Louis A. Bouck
Milo L. Arnold
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Charlene Yates
Lucile Lemon
John S., Jr., Noftle
Fred W. Parsons
A man in a pew looking at a bulletin.

02 The "Sinking Sand" By General Superintendent Lewis
03 On Narrowing the Generation Gap By Mary H. Augsbury
04 The Amazing Tree By J. Wilmer Lambert
05 Afraid to Turn It On By Morris Chalfant
06 Legalism Versus Love By Albert L. Gamble
07 Pen Points: Think! By Louis A Bouck
08 My Big Big World By Milo Arnold
10 Editorially Speaking By W T. Purkiser
12 "Be Wise in Your Behaviour" By Bud Lunn
13 Alabama Working Mother Gets "Equal Space" To Testify That a Woman May Be A Full-time Yet Working Mother By Mrs. Charlene Yates

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Herald of Holiness - December 18, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
C. William Fisher
Mary H. Augsbury
Glenn H. Asquith
Dillard W., Jr. Thaxton
Katherine Bevis
Aarlie J. Hull
Fred MacMillan
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop
Ed Bennett
June K. Caldwell
Willis E. Snowbarger
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A full color illustration of Mary and Joseph traveling to Jerusalem
The Everlasting Gift

02 The Christmas Gospel By General Superintendent Lawlor
03 Let's Celebrate By William Fisher
04 "In the Same Country Shepherds..." By Mary H. Augsbury
05 Shall We Skip Christmas This Year? By Glenn H. Asquith
06 Bethlehem Hikes Prices By D. W. Thaxton
07 Christmas Within By Katherine Bevis
07 Wish Upon a Star By Aarlie J. Hull
08 The Christmas Spirit By Fred MacMillan
09 Christian Words Incarnated By Mildred Wynkoop
09 The Invasion at Bethlehem By Ed Bennett
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - December 4, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Phillips Brooks
Samuel Young
Morris Chalfant
Betty Hughes
John H. Cotner
Ross E. Price
Gladys Haley
Arvin Scharer
Earl Marvel
Ross Hayslip
Willis E. Snowbarger
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A sketch of the stone buildings of Bethlehem with the Christmas star above. The text of O Little Town of Bethlehem.

01 O Little Town of Bethlehem By Phillips Brooks
02 The Sure Word of God By General Superintendent Young
03 "Quick-Buck-Itis" Fever By Morris Chalfant
04 "Forgive Us Our Trespasses" By Betty Hughes
05 Nazarene College Students: Alive Unto God By John H. Cotner
07 Helps of Holy Living: The Twelfth Commandment By Ross E. Price
08 Thanks Again, Mr. Jones By Gladys Haley
09 The Voluntary Compulsion of Love By Arvin Scharer
09 Pen Points By Earl Marvel
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - February 14, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
John M. Drescher
J. T. Butler
B. F. Haynes
Everett S. Phillips
F. Franklyn Wise
Betty Wretling
A. Percy Rainey
Lora Donoho
John S., Jr., Noftle
Elden Rawlings
Albert J. Lown
Silhouetted birds on a pier. The sun shines off the water.

02 Basic Christianity By General Superintendent Young

03 Requirements for Renewal By John M. Drescher

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Herald of Holiness - February 28, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Lunia Paul Gresham
Jacqueline Ahlstrand
Milo L. Arnold
Jerry McCant
Robert Goslaw
Milton Harrington
William A. Tolbert
Iris Cathell
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A blue-tinted photo of snow-covered trees.

02 The Great Confrontation By General Superintendent Lewis
03 The Church’s Future-A Holiness Image By L. Paul Gresham
04 Begin with God By Jacqueline Ahlastrand
05 One Foot in the Cradle By Milo L. Arnold
06 What lt Means to Forgive By Jerry W. McCant
07 Pen Points: A Prayer God Could Not Answer By Robert Goslaw
08 Have You Heard the "Rumour"? By Milton Harrington
09 Times Like These By William A. Tolbert
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 Hidden Realities By Iris Cathell
12 Vital Statistics

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Herald of Holiness - January 17, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Phineas F. Bresee
Hardy C. Powers
Harvey J. S. Blaney
B. F. Haynes
M. Edward Borders
L. Wayne Sears
James E. Adams
Michael Hutchens
James H. Diehl
John S., Jr., Noftle
Willis E. Snowbarger
Albert J. Lown
A quote on tolerance from P.F Bresee.

01 Tolerance By P. F. Bresee

02 God and Two Sparrows By General Superintendent Powers

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Herald of Holiness - January 3, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Paul M. Bassett
Jack M. Scharn
Wilson R. Lanpher
Dorothy S. Hampton
William D., Jr., McGraw
E. E. Galbraith
Sergio Franco
John S., Jr., Noftle
Willis E. Snowbarger
Albert J. Lown
Images from the Conferencia Nacional de Pastores Nazarenos including Coordinator H. T. Reza
A Tree Grows in Mexico...

02 Service of Splendor By General Superintendent Lewis

03 Proper Principles and Social Action: Stranger Bedfellows By Paul Merritt Bassett

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Herald of Holiness - January 31, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Hans E. Josephson
William H. Bynum
James Ottis Sayes
Bernard M. Archer
Milo L. Arnold
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
Two young people looking at an art piece featuring Jesus on a cross.

02 Rejoice But Remember General Superintendent Williamson

03 Getting Next to the "Now" Generation By Hans E. Josephsen

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Herald of Holiness - July 17, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
C. William Fisher
Robert E. Maner
C. Neil Strait
Ralph Earle
Robert Hempel
Joseph Kanzlemar
Hal M. von Stein
Michael Scott Roorbach
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A landscape of people on a lake, riding horses and standing in a park that overlooks a Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada.

02 Four Brand-new Years! By General Superintendent Lewis
03 Try This on Your Vacation By William Fisher
05 Scaffoldings By R. E. Maner
06 The Church and Race Relations By C. Neil Strait
07 Easy Does It? By Ralph Earle
08 A Heart Like Thine By Robert D. Hempel
09 New for Each Day By Joseph Kanzlemar
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 The Mystery Call By Hal M. von Stein
13 Let Them Choose, but, By Michael Scott Roorbach
14 On Being a Whole Person: Defeated Life Is Unnecessary By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - July 24, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Ted E. Martin
Theodore W. Willingham
Frank H. Epp
Carlos H. Sparks
Chuck Millhuff
Chester D. Plummer
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
The kissing camels rock formation as seen through a split but still growing tree at the Garden of the Gods, Colorado.

02 Built-in Law By General Superintendent Young
03 A Ring of Truth By T. E. Martin
05 I Don’t Have to Be a Christian By T. W. Willingham
06 Human Rights and Christian Responsibility By Frank H. Epp
08 The Church By Carlos H. Sparks
09 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
10A 5,352 General Assembly Visitors Toured Their Publishing House
11 Cracking the Sinful Sector By Charles Millhuff
12 An Evangelist of Long Experience Takes a Look at Irreverence By Chester D. Plummer
13 Of People and Places

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Herald of Holiness - July 31, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Joseph H. Gilmore
George Coulter
Clyde W. Taylor
Katherine Bevis
James E. Adams
Russell F. Metcalfe, Jr.
John S., Jr., Noftle
J. Wilmer Lambert
Albert J. Lown
The text of the hymn He Leadeth Me.

01 He Leadeth Me! By Joseph H. Gilmore
02 Victims of our Treasures By General Superintendent Coulter
03 The U. S. Image and World Missions By Clyde W. Taylor
06 Pepper Trash By Katherine Bevis
07 The Beginning of the “End Man” By James E. Adams
08 The Cross and the Towel By Russell Metcalfe
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 On Being a Whole Person: Patience, Understanding Needed By John S. Noftle
12 Fix It Now By J. Wilmer Lambert
13 Pro/Con: Letters to the Editor
13 Evangelists' Slates

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Herald of Holiness - June 19, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Wilbur H. Mullen
Vernon T. Groves
Nina Walter
Hal M. von Stein
C. William Fisher
Esther Uerkvitz
Daisy M. Polhamus
John S., Jr., Noftle
Norman B. Rohrer
Albert J. Lown
Downtown Kansas City at night. A big monument is center and in the back an office building has on lights that shape a cross.

02 Six Men Kneeling By General Superintendent Benner
03 Holiness the Need and the Challenge By Wilbur H. Mullen
04 What Is More Important? By Vernon T. Groves
05 Carry On By Nina Willis Walter
06 The Guns of God By H. M. von Stein
08 Unfinished Business By William Fisher
09 What Do We Tell Our Children? By Esther Uerkvitz
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
13 Meadowland By Miss Daisy M. Polhamus
14 On Being a Whole Person: Good Memories Are Important By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - June 29, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
J. J. Steele
Frank N. Watkin
Helen Frank
Earl C. Wolf
John S., Jr., Noftle
Floyd W. Hawkins
Boy scouts canoeing past a bluff down the Buffalo River in Arkansas.
Dust in the Heart (See page 7.)

02 The Seeing Eye by General Superintendent Young

03 Preoccupations of a “Great Society” by J. J. Steele

04 Not by Giving but by Emptying by Frank N. Watkin

05 Count Your Blessings by Helen Frank

07 Dust in the Heart by Earl C. Wolf

08 Thorns in the Flesh by John S. Noftle

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 The Book Corner Late News

15 Hymn of the Month by Floyd W. Hawkins

16 Evangelists’ Slates

18 Food Center Located At Nazarene School

18 Religion in the News

19 The Answer Corner

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Herald of Holiness - June 5, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
J. Ray Shadowens
G. Franklin Allee
Milo L. Arnold
Ross Hayslip
Hadley Hall
Fletcher Galloway
E. N. Galbraith
John S., Jr., Noftle
Dean A. Dalton
Albert J. Lown
Busts of American leaders as displayed in the Hall of Fame at New York University

02 Life on a New Level By General Superintendent Coulter
03 Christians in Contrast By J. Ray Shadowens
05 For My Own Sake By G. Franklin Allee
06 Their Beautiful Friendship in Marriage By Milo L. Arnold
07 Declaration of Dependence By Ross W. Hayslip
08 Mistake or Murder? By Hadley Hall
09 Lost on a Dead-End Street By Fletcher Galloway
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 God Let Me Alone for 30 Years By E. N. Galbraith
13 On Being a Whole Person: Temptation Leaves Two Choices By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - March 13, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Wilbur W. Brannon
E. Keith Bottles
Arnold E. Airhart
John W. May
Esther Lunsford
C. Neil Strait
Ian Thomson
Charles Hastings Smith
John S., Jr., Noftle
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Albert J. Lown
A young child in a fleece suit running on the beach.

02 Peter's Protest By General Superintendent Coulter
03 The Christian Alternative to Religion By Wilbur W. Brannon
04 God Spoke To Me in The Balcony By E. Keith Bottles
05 Free in All, and Free for All By A. E. Airhart
06 A Firm Foundation By John W. May
07 Blessed Are They Which Hunger By Esther Lunsford
08 A Man-made Man Won't Work By C. Neil Strait
09 Christianity in Red China Today By Ian Thomson
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
11 "Bowl of Pottage... Glass of Wine" By Charles Hastings Smith

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Herald of Holiness - March 27, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Gordon Wetmore
Milo L. Arnold
Sylvan F. Starks
Morris Chalfant
David E. Sparks
Chester Pike
John G. Rupp
Lyle Prescott
John S., Jr., Noftle
Albert J. Lown
A quote from Henry Ward Beecher

02 A Living Sacrifice By General Superintendent Benner
03 Free to Be Yourself By Gordon Wetmore
04 Freedom By Milo L. Arnold
05 How Much More Than These By Sylvan F. Starks
06 Controlling the Boob Tube By Morris Chalfant
08 That Torn-up Feeling By David E. Sparks
09 I Always Get Even With My Enemies By Chester Pike
09 Truth that Shines By John G. Rupp
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
12 A Pianist's Prayer By Lyle Prescott
13 On Being a Whole Person: Peace Gained by Receiving It By John S. Noftle

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