1. Your thumb is nearest you.  So begin your prayers for those closest to you.  They are the easiest to remember. To pray for our loved ones is, as C.S. Lewis once said, a ‘sweet duty.” 2. The next finger is the pointing finger.  Pray for those who teach, instruct and heal.  This includes teachers, […]


This is an article written by Richard C. Halverson which I have saved since 1977.  It is time to put it to use. So, here it is: “The Power To See It Through.” “It is always too soon to quit. A man may quit because he feels the thing he’s doing is not worth finishing. What […]


Some one has said, “We live in a carnival of noises when what we need is a chapel of silence.” A daily quiet time with the Lord is absolutely necessary.  A time to talk with the Lord and to listen to Him.  Decide the best time to meet with God and set your schedule accordingly.  Set a […]


Stop, Look & Listen   By David Simpson, Minister of Lanier Christian Church, Gainesville, Georgia “I don’t know how many times I’ve crossed railroad tracks in my life.  Countless times.  My wife and I both grew up in towns where the trains came through quite often;  Faith in Harleyville, SC and me in Milledgeville, GA.   […]

War and Peace

I hope you had a great Independence Day weekend. July 4th is a special day in the life of our great nation. It has been 233 years since the founding fathers set pen to parchment and produced the Declaration of Independence. In a bold move against Great Britain, the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, proclaimed […]