“[Moses] chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin.”

~Hebrews 11:25 (NIV)~

Read the Bible in 2020 – September 20

Isaiah 33:10-36:22
Galatians 5:13-26
Psalm 64:1-10
Proverbs 23:23

Yvonne Birch called last night to say her brother-in-law, Ronald Alford of Baton Rouge, passed away yesterday. That means she lost two brother-in-laws. Please be in pray for both the Alford and the Birch families.

Lawanna Carter sent a message that her surgery went well. She is working to recover from the process. Please keep praying for her.

Janie Wise’s mother passed away yesterday afternoon. Please be in prayer for Janie and her extended family.

Theodore Patrick “Ted” Secott

November 07, 1952 – September 18, 2020

A resident of Amite, LA, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020. He was born November 7, 1952 in Coudersport, PA and was 67 years of age. He served as a Sergeant with the U. S. Air Force during Vietnam. He worked many years as an Assistant Supervisor of offshore drilling with Exxon and later worked as a mechanic on pumps and compressors. After retirement, he raised beef cattle. He is survived by his wife, Jill Ann Wickwire Secott; 3 children, Angela Alford, Mathew Secott, and Katie Secott; granddaughter, Jordyn Michelle Secott; and brother, Robert Secott, Jr.. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Patty Secott; and son-in-law, Donald “Red” Alford. A celebration of his life will be held at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6:00PM until 9:00PM on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. For an online guestbook, visit

Please pray for each family who has a child or children receiving a “shoebox” this year. May it be the introduction the family needs to “meet and accept Jesus in their hearts”.

Thank-you for reading and praying today. Enjoy some outdoor time today, but don’t miss the opportunities to attend church in person or online.

Anna Lee