Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Prayer Request For Our Dear Friends

There are many things, people and needs that we fervently pray about but never mention here on the blog. If we mentioned all of our family, friends and acquaintances that are sick, afflicted, tormented or under pressure some other way, we would never post anything else. However, from time to time I feel compelled to mention a special need to our readers.

Today is one of those days and one of those special needs. We met several folks from Beechfork Holiness Church the first Saturday night in July 1985. We had no idea when we met them that they would become such a huge part in our lives. Either that night or shortly thereafter we met Bro. Joel and Sis. Mary Isham who also attend Beechfork. 

Joel and Mary are some of the nicest folks in the world and we love them dearly. We saw them at Beechfork when we were there in March of this year.

Here I am with Bro. Joel.

Here is Sis. Mary on the left with Sis. Sarah and Kelly Jo.

Since we saw them Sis. Mary has been diagnosed with cancer and she is really struggling to fight and survive. Bro. Joel and Sis. Mary desperately need a miracle from the Lord and we are asking you to join us in fervent prayer for them. 

Here is another picture of Bro. Joel.

Here is another picture of Sis. Mary.

We know that God is able to give them a miracle and we are asking Him to do it. Will you join us?

Thank you very much.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Taking The Tent Down In Richton, Mississippi

Saturday was the day to take the tent down in Richton, Mississippi. I went out early that morning and finished preparing the trailer to load up the tent and all the rest of the peripherals that go with it. Bro. Scott and Sis. Kim came and brought lunch and we enjoyed one last visit with them for the week.

Shortly before 1:00 PM folks began arriving and they were ready to go to work. First the side poles are removed and set aside.

After the side poles are removed the pins can be taken out of the center crank poles.

Then the poles are taken down one at a time. The fixed pole on the end comes down first and then the other two poles are cranked down and lowered to the ground.

The straps are removed and wrapped neatly while the tent sections are being unlaced.

We folded the center pieces first and then folded the ends.

The tent pieces were folded as neatly as we have ever folded them and the tent was completely dry which is very important.

Kelly Jo put her head in one of the tent bags to look for a strap and Regan ambushed her and had a little fun. It was hilarious!!!

Then it was back to work.

When the tent bags were loaded the stakes were pulled out and loaded in the trailer.

The whole job was completed in about an hour and we were ready to hit the road. I was so relieved to get the tent down dry before the storms came in. We appreciate Bro. Scott and his folks and even folks from other churches coming to help us. Taking the tent down and packing it up went very well.

Thanks for reading.