6 Humble yourselves, therefore,

under God’s mighty hand,

that he may lift you up in due time. 

7 Cast all your anxiety on him

because he cares for you. 

8 Be alert and of sober mind.

Your enemy the devil prowls around

like a roaring lion

looking for someone to devour.

~1 Peter 5:6-8~


Jeanne Bond Tate has a request for her brother-in-law.

Tonight I’m writing to ask prayer for a person that many of you know, love and respect. My sister Denise asked me to ask you all to pray for her husband, Clark Wilson. It seems the chemo isn’t working and the possibility of bone marrow transplant is out. The cancer has also spread. He has been and is still in a lot of pain. I know the thing they would want more than anything is prayer… fervent prayer. For those of you who don’t know them, Clark and Denise have 9 children, and a son and daughter in-law, with another son engaged. And their first sweet grandbaby on the way.  Please pray specifically that God will give peace, wisdom, healing and provision through all of this. It feels surreal and even scary at times, but it should drive us to pray more fervently for them. Thank you all. Please tag any friends who you know would pray in the comments to get more prayers going up for Clark and his family. And please give this a like and a comment or even a share, so more people will see it. Thank you all and God bless you for caring and praying. We will continue to trust God.



Gladys Montez Kliesch

March 14, 1944 – November 06, 2017


Gladys Montez Jackson Kliesch, 73, a resident of Kentwood, LA, passed away November 6, 2017 at her residence.

Visitation will be Friday, November 10, 2017 from 9 AM until services at 11 AM at the East Fork Baptist Church in Kentwood, LA.  Rev. Gibbie McMillan and Rev. Ernest Graham will officiate and burial will be in Osyka Cemetery.

Gladys was born March 14, 1944 in Winston County, MS to the late, Joe Howard and Minnie Lawson Reed.

She was a Member of East Fork Baptist Church in Kentwood and retired as an LPN for the Southwest Regional Medical Center in McComb after 34 years of service. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and enjoyed reading her bible. She will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Joseph Howard Jackson and Charles Aaron Jackson and one brother, Joe Ed Reed.

She is survived by her husband, Ivan Dwight Kliesch, one son, Frank Anthony Jackson (Elizabeth Cadell), three brothers, David Reed, Gerald Reed and Joel Reed; one sister, Juanita Reed, one granddaughter, Cora Lee Jackson, close family friend, Keith Kliesch with numerous nieces and nephews.



Renovations to the SLU BCM –


I think there are several Baptist Press articles you may be interested in today.


Read the Bible today – 2 Corinthians 9-10 & Psalm 3


Tonight – Missions class for children at FBC, Kentwood at 6 P.M.


Even though things are going well in our lives today, let’s not forget those who are having a rough day.  Let’s try to do something special to help them know we care about them and their difficulties.

Anna Lee