C. William Fisher

Headshot of C. William Fisher

Charles William Fisher was an evangelist in the Church of the Nazarene and preaching revivals in all 50 states of the USA and 28 other countries. He hosted the Showers of Blessings radio program in the 1960s and 1970s. He was married to Marjorie and father to two sons.

Information gathered from Herald of Holiness - February 28, 1968 and Moore, Norman. (Winter 2008). "Dr. C. William Fisher at 90: Still Committed, Candid and Concerned." The Evangelist's Perspective. Retrieved from https://www.usacanadaregion.org/sites/usacanadaregion.org/files/winter20...

 

Works by this author

Language: Falam Chin

Nazarene Ka Nih Chhan

C. William Fisher

Khawvel mi zawng zawng hian kan dam chhung tawi te-ah hian buaipui neiin hun kan hmang ral a ni ber a. Mi thenkhat chuan hming thanna an ngaihtuah a, thil ropui takte an ti a; thenkhat erawh chuan sum leh pai an ngaihtuah a, tam tawk an nei bawk. Thenkhat chuan thiamna an ngaihtuah a, degree tha tak tak mai an nei a, ... khawiah nge an hman ang?

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Herald of Holiness - April 10, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
C. Neil Strait
F. E. Ockert
Ovella Satre Shafer
Jack A. Robinson
Geraldine Nicholas
Moody S. Johnson
Gordon Wetmore
Louis A. Bouck
Robert J. Hastings
C. William Fisher
Forrest Nash
Lyle P. Flinner
Thomas G. Nees
John G. Churchill
Arthur Fallon
Aarlie J. Hull
Alva B. Kelly
A colorful stained glass window showing Jesus kneeling in prayer.

02 The Undying Truth by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 "Hope Springs Eternal" by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
04 Poems by C. Neil Strait, F. E. Ockert, Ovella Satre Shafer, Jack A. Robinson, and Geraldine Nicholas
06 Humor in Gethsemane? by Moody S. Johnson
07 Beauty is Spirit-Deep by Gordon Wetmore
08 Grave, Where is Thy Victory? by Louis A. Bouck
09 The Day that Jesus Came to Washington by Robert J. Hastings
10 Easter Faith in a Good Friday World by C. William Fisher
12 Faith and Fire by Forrest W. Nash

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - April 11, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Randal Earl Denny
Ross Hayslip
H. Harvey Hendershot
Morris Chalfant
James D. Hamilton
Emily Sargent Councilman
Don Garrett
Ovella Satre Shafer
Eva J. Cummings
John C. Oster
Arnold E. Airhart
C. William Fisher
Paulene E. Bornamann
Aarlie J. Hull
C. Neil Strait
Mary H. Augsbury
Fletcher Galloway
A stained glass cross with Easter lilies in the foreground.

02 He Arose! Hallelujah! He Arose! by General Superintendent Lawlor

03 The Incomplete Story by Randal Earl Denny

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - April 12, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Garth Hyde
Samuel Young
John A. Knight
Ethel King Dickerman
Wanda Lang
C. William Fisher
Pauline E. Spray
Norman R. Oke
Edward S. Mann
John M. Warren
Aarlie J. Hull
Charles D., Jr., Westhafer
A quote about education from J.B. Chapman.
Nazarene College Day, April 23

02 "... And Live it" by General Superintendent Stowe

03 Old Faithful by Garth Hyde

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - April 28, 1971

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Morris Chalfant
Milo L. Arnold
Neil Hightower
Rosemary Lee
J. F. Leist
Mary E. Latham
C. William Fisher
Emily B. Moore
C. Neil Strait
Darrell E. Luther
Jerry McCant
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Kenneth S. Rice
G. Glenn Hunt
Elmer Woodruff
R. L. Hight
A mother reading a book of prayers to her daughters.
Cover subjects: Mrs. Duane Smith, Brenna, and Tracy, Mountain View, Mo. Mother's Day, May 9

02 "As One Whom His Mother Comforteth..." by General Superintendent Lawlor
03 Holiness is Beauty by Morris Chalfant
04 Odd But I Loved Herby Milo L. Arnold
05 Filling in the Puzzle of Life by Neil E. Hightower
06 Faith at Home by Rosemary Lee
07 God's Idea of Womanhood by J. F. Leist
08 My Mother's Priorities by Mary E. Latham
09 Why Go to Church by C. William Fisher
11 Case Study in Concern by Emily B. Moore
12 Man Will Latch on to Anything by C. Neil Strait

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - April 9, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Ross Hayslip
Milo L. Arnold
Jack Wayne Furbee
Ruth Gibson
Jim Whelpley
Rose Ella Gabbert
Carlton Hansen
Morris Chalfant
Donald W. Hall
Albert J. Lown
C. William Fisher
Albert F. Harper
Ivan Beals
Aarlie J. Hull
Marita York
A mother holding her baby surrounded by baby blocks spelling LOVE.
Encircle them with Love

02 On Keeping Our Priorities Straight by General Superintendent Eugene L. Stowe
03 Growing in Love by Ross W. Hayslip
04 Negative Minds and Bad Pictures by Milo L. Arnold
05 Are Our Words and Works One? by J.W. Furbee
06 "Encircle Them with Love" by Ruth Gibson
07 And the Truth Shall Set you Free! by Jim Whelpley
08 My Four Silent Years by Rose Ella Gabbert
09 Shutting the Doors and Turning Out the Lights by C.D. Hansen
11 Fear Killed the Rest by Morris Chalfant
12 A Joyful Word by Don W. Hall

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - August 1, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Ross Hayslip
Irene Unruh
Geraldine Nicholas
C. Neil Strait
Norman R. Oke
Eva J. Cummings
Paul R. Martin
Richard E. Howard
James D. Hamilton
Art Linkletter
John A. Wright
C. William Fisher
Nina Walter
Aarlie J. Hull
Newman Sheldon
A window filled with religious knick-knacks surrounded by flowers and plants.

02 Total Involvement by General Superintendent Strickland

03 Christian Courtesy by Ross W. Hayslip

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - August 13, 1975

John A. Knight
V. H. Lewis
Clare St. John
Oscar F. Reed
Keith B. Vennum
Donald W. Hall
Joseph H. Mayfield
Leah Whitcanack Smith
C. William Fisher
Claudene Little
Nancy Zumwalt
Randal Earl Denny
Mary E. Latham
Flora Smith
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Morris Chalfant
Laura Mae Douglass
Steve Weber
A mountain and evergreen trees behind a lake with trees framing the foreground.
Photo ID: Mount Teewinot and Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park

02 Things Are Where God Placed Them by General Superintendent V.H. Lewis
03 The Badge of Discipleship by Clare St. John
04 The Total and Exclusive Claim of Christ by Oscar F. Reed
06 What Happens When You "Light Up?" by Keith B. Vennum, M.D.
07 Goodness Requires Continuous Cleansing by Don W. Hall
08 "Touch Me Not!" by J.H. Mayfield
09 Faith that Moved my Mountain by Leah Whitcanack Smith
10 How to Spot the Phonies by C. William Fisher
11 On Giving and Receiving by Claudene Little

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - August 14, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Robert Branson
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Crane Delbert Bennett
Pauline E. Spray
Arthur Townsend
Vern A. Hannah
W. Shelburne Brown
Lyle P. Flinner
Dennis E. Saylor
C. William Fisher
John S. Lown
Aarlie J. Hull
Doris M. McDowell
A large hotel with palm trees and greenery in front.
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood-by-the-Sea, Florida Site of the Third International Laymen's Conference August 13-18

02 Dangerous Cargo by General Superintendent George Coulter
03 Personality Problems and Spiritual Problems by Robert D. Branson
04 O God, Forgive! by Alice Hansche Mortenson
04 Guideposts Homeward by Kathryn Blackburn Peck
05 Your Choice by Crane Delbert Bennett
06 Grandma's Picture by Pauline E. Spray
07 Amazing Medical Discovery by Arthur H. Townsend
08 Security - For Whom? by Vern A. Hannah
10 Christ's Church and Education by W. Shelburne Brown
11 A Ladder of Needs - I by Lyle P. Flinner

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - August 18, 1971

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Nina G. Gunter
Herbert L. Rogers
Kenneth Vogt
Milo L. Arnold
Raymond C. Kratzer
Lowell R. Martin
John Wallace Ames
Rosemary Lee
Anonymous
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
C. William Fisher
Darrell E. Luther
David K. Kline
W. H. Deitz
Fletcher Galloway
A green-tinted photo of water cascading down rocks into a quiet pool.

02 On Our Knees by General Superintendent Samuel Young

03 The Art of Listening in the Home by Nina G. Gunter

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - August 2, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Opal Brown
Stanley McElrath
Hal M. von Stein
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
David K. Kline
Frankie Roland
John A. Knight
C. William Fisher
Randal Earl Denny
Ovella Satre Shafer
Morris A. Weigelt
Thane Minor
C. Neil Strait
Aarlie J. Hull
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Faith A. Holstein
People on a rock overlooking a lake.

02 The Quadrennium by General Superintendent Lewis

03 What Did I See? by Opal Brown

English
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Complete magazine

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

English
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Complete magazine

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

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 20, 1972

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Eugene L. Stowe
Ron Lush
Lois Anne Williams
Robert H. Scott
Ovella Satre Shafer
C. William Fisher
John A. Knight
Glenn H. Asquith
Erma Davison
Arthur Townsend
Ross Hayslip
Stephen A. Joyner
Mary H. Augsbury
Robert Hudson
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Aarlie J. Hull
Randy Michael
A Bible, poinsettas, and two red taper candles on a red tablecloth.
ARTICLES
02 CHRISTMAS—LOVING MEANS GIVING by General Superintendent Stowe
03 “NO VACANCY”? by Ron Lush, Jr.
04 THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS JOYS by Lois Anne Williams
05 “NOT ANOTHER MODEL FOR CHRISTMAS!” by Robert H. Scott
06 O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM Music Memoette by Ovella Satre Shafer
08 CHRISTMAS IS A LOVE STORY by C. William Fisher
09 THE HONESTY KICK by John A. Knight
10 CHRISTMAS GETS BETTER ALL THE TIME by Glenn H. Asquith
English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 4, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Edward Lawlor
Ralph Earle
Jean Leathers Phillips
Mary M. Wycoff
Anonymous
J. Fred Parker
C. Neil Strait
James Dobson
Lyle P. Flinner
William J. Prince
Elsie E. Buckmaster
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Robert W. Mann
C. William Fisher
Irene Unruh
Milo L. Arnold
Aarlie J. Hull
Alan R. Dicer
A stack of books with the Bible on top.
Books & Bible Issue The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; but the word of our God shall stand for ever. Isaiah 40:8

02 "...How Readest Thou?" by General Superintendent Edward Lawlor
03 Good-Bye to the Greek! by Ralph Earle
04 Rain by Jean L. Phillips
04 Your Companion by Mary M. Wycoff
05 Another Christmas Miracle by Anonymous
06 What's in a Book? by J. Fred Parker
07 Where Executive Privilege Ends by C. Neil Strait
08 Parents and the Child's Self-Image by James Dobson
09 We Have a Lot to Learn by Lyle P. Flinner
10 Making Love Real by Bill J. Prince
11 Baseball, Soap Opera, Lova, and Concern by Elsie E. Buckmaster

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 5, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Orville Jenkins
A. Percy Rainey
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
J. Fred Parker
Albert F. Harper
Daniel Steele
Floyd W. Hawkins
James D. Hamilton
Earl C. Wolf
Dan Spross
John H. Shank
Roger M. Williams
Fred, Jr., Kern
Aarlie J. Hull
V. H. Lewis
John C. Oster
C. William Fisher
Ernie McNaught
A montage of books published by Nazarene Publishing House with the Bible predominant.
Books & Bible Issue

02 His Church by General Superintendent Orville W. Jenkins

03 WAWA by A Percy Rainey

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - December 8, 1971

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
George Coulter
Alpin P. Bowes
Ralph Earle
C. Neil Strait
Milo L. Arnold
Rosemary Lee
C. William Fisher
Darrell E. Luther
James V. Wilbanks
H. Harvey Hendershot
Mary McLaughlin
Carlos H. Sparks
Mervel A. (Bud) Lunn
Paul H. Enns
A green-tinted photo of an arrangement of the Bible and books.
Bible and Book Issue

02 The Book That Endures by General Superintendent Coulter

03 Bring Me a Book by Alpin Bowes

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - February 12, 1975

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Milo L. Arnold
Norma Hilliard
Joann C. Salisbury
Morris Chalfant
Danny L. DeWeese
Katherine Bevis
Raymond W. Hurn
Ted L. Robinson
Albert J. Lown
James Dobson
Donald W. Hall
C. William Fisher
Aarlie J. Hull
Board of General Superintendents
W. D. Huffman
Ruby Franklin
A night skylines with two insets of people holding hands.
Brotherhood Sunday February 16 Home Missions Sunday February 23

02 World Brotherhood by General Superintendent Charles H. Strickland
03 What Do You See When You Look? by Milo L. Arnold
04 My Retreat by Norma Hilliard
04 Help Me Grow by Joann C. Salisbury
05 God Is Still Able by Morris Chalfant
06 Holiness in the Present Tense by Dan L. DeWeese
07 Making the Conditions Right by Katherine Bevis
08 No Moratorium on Home Missions! by R.W. Hurn
10 Fruit Inspection by Ted L. Robinson
11 An Also Faith by Albert J. Lown
12 TV - Impact and Influence by James Dobson

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - February 13, 1974

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
V. H. Lewis
Roger E. Bowman
Nell June McCall
Jean Leathers Phillips
J. Grant, Jr. Swank
Clarence Jacobs
Milo L. Arnold
Lyle P. Flinner
C. William Fisher
Shirlene Braswell
James V. Wilbanks
Neil Hightower
Louis A. Bouck
E. Drell Allen
Aarlie J. Hull
Pauline E. Spray
The sun shining over the horizon.
"People are like the sunshine--many-colored. We are red, yellow, gold, brown, black, and white. Color culture often separate one group from anouth, but in Christ we are brothers.

02 Your Heart Shall Live Forever by General Superintendent V.H. Lewis
03 True Soul Brothers by Roger E. Bowman
04 Your Thoguths are Showing by Neil June McCall
04 Memory by Jean Leathers Phillips
05 Is That What Hell's Like? by J. Grant Swank, Jr.
06 Personal Evangelism in the City by Clarence Jacobs
08 The Burden of the Moral by Milo L. Arnold
09 No Closed Doors to Truth by Lyle P. Flinner
10 The Bridge is Love... Across the Color Gap by C. William Fisher
11 Faith by Shirlene Braswell

English
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Complete magazine

Herald of Holiness - February 14, 1973

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Charles Strickland
Jack Wayne Furbee
Gaines Glass
C. Neil Strait
Katherine Bevis
John C. Oster
C. William Fisher
Ross Hayslip
Harold R. Crosser
James D. Hamilton
Fred M. Weatherford
Geraldine Nicholas
Stan Mooneyham
Aarlie J. Hull
Looking down the center aisle of a church.

02 Life's Unshakables by General Superintendent Strickland

03 From Church to Community by Jack W. Furbee

English
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Complete magazine

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