Sunday

People who cover over their sins will not prosper.

But if they confess and forsake them,

they will receive mercy.

Proverbs 28:13 (NLT)

Thanks to all of you who participated in On Mission in Kentwood. It was a very meaningful day for those volunteered and for those whose homes and yards were improved in any way.

Please pray for Glenda Schilling. She has several health issues and still manages to check daily on her mother in the nursing home.

Please pray for Frann Clark, a native of Kentwood.


I have five of my 18 sessions of the prescribed physcial therapy remaining. It has definitely not helped me. In fact, I am not doing as well as I was at my first session. Hopefully, the remaining ones will help me. Please pray for this to happen.

May 6 I will see an eye doctor to discuss cataract surgery. William Mixon “Bill in Lake Charles” is in the clinic. Unfortunately, he is not the one who does the surgery. Please pray for me, the doctor, and the staff as these plans are made.

Pray for all of us as Riley continues to need more care. I need to be well so I can provide more assistance to him.
thank you for praying
Frann Smith Clark


Gary Virgil Travis died at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2008, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was 66, a native of Roseland and a resident of Kentwood. Mr. Travis was a class of 1959 graduate of Amite High School. He received a degree from LSU School of Banking. His banking career began at First Guaranty Bank, Amite, in 1966, and spanned 42 years at Central Progressive Bank, Kentwood and First Guaranty Bank, Kentwood, as manager and vice president. He was a member of Amite City Lodge 175, F&AM and was owner of The End of the Lane Mountain Biking Trail, Kentwood. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday and at Roseland Baptist Church, Roseland, from 9 a.m. until religious services at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Services conducted by the Rev. John Scaffner, the Rev. Gary Wieborg and the Rev. Neal Barr. Special music will be performed by Denny Barr. Sunset service will be held at Arcola-Roseland Cemetery, Roseland. Survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Gilbert and Susan Travis, Fort Smith, Ark.; nephews, Mark Travis and his wife, Jennifer, Fayetteville, Ark., and James Travis and his wife, Sarah, Fort Smith; great-nephew, Luke Travis, Fayetteville; great-niece, Helen Travis, Fayetteville; longtime family friends, Craig T. Martin, Connie Thomas and Candy Dyson; and man’s best friend and faithful companion, Sweetie. Preceded in death by wife, Joyce Wynn Travis; and parents, Hardy Virgil Travis and Ethel Rutland Travis. Pallbearers will be Mark Travis, James Travis, Chuck Reid, Peyton Travis, Tom Evans, M.D., Advell Ricks, Stan Dameron and William L. Travis III. Honorary pallbearers are Danny Richardson, Wayne Verbene, Ronny Hayden, Mitchell Massey, Frank Broussard and Michael Lofaso. Memorial contributions may be made to Joyce Travis Memorial Scholarship Fund at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Decision Magazine Weekly E-mail Devotional


He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved (Psalm 62:2, NKJV).

A Word From Billy Graham

If you are saved from sin, you are saved through a personal faith in the Gospel of Christ as defined in the Scriptures. Though it may at first seem dogmatic and narrow to you, the fact remains that there is no other way. The Bible says, “I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you. … For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:1, 3-4, NKJV).


Have a wonderful Lord’s Day!

Anna Lee

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