“Go, stand in the temple courts,”

he said,

“and tell the people

all about this new life.”

~Acts 5:20~


Olivia Widas has been released from the hospital and is home again.  Thank you for praying for her.

Frieda Jones will be having her second eye surgery today.  As you pray for her, please pray for her doctor, Dr. Neil, too.

Rev. Ed Jenkins

Bro. Ed’s funeral service were yesterday at 1:00pm today at Palestine Baptist Church in Bogalusa. Bro. Ed was in the ministry for over 60 years and ministered to many of our churches in our three associations. I personally benefited from this dear servant’s ministry. He was such an encourager. – Bro. Stan

Edward Jenkins went to spend eternal life with his Lord on April 22, 2016 at the age of 90.He spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ for sixty two years as a Southern Baptist Minister throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida.

He is preceded in death by his father, Alonzo; mother, Josephine; wife, Oneita Stogner Jenkins; sisters, Ava Mizell, Elsie Stephenson, and brothers Erval Jenkins and Ellis Jenkins.

Edward is survived by a brother, Cleatus “Red” Jenkins; three sons, and daughter-in-laws,Lonnie and Sandy Jenkins, Charles and Brenda Jenkins, and Carey and Sharon Jenkins. “Pawpaw” dearly loved his nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Palestine Baptist Church in Bogalusa, LA from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 P.M. on Monday, April 25, 2016. The Funeral Services will begin at 1:00 P.M. Interment to follow at Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Fred Brumfield will officiate the service.

Active Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Scott Jenkins, Brandon Jenkins, Josh Jenkins, Tanner Jenkins, and friends, Buddy Banks and Mike Stogner.


Patricia Ferlong Hart

Born: January 16, 1927
Died: April 26, 2016

Scripture Writing Matthew 6:25-27
North American Mission Board – Ministries –
Baptist Press
Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

Reminder – Ladies’ Night: “Upsy-Daisy” will begin at 6:15 tomorrow night.  Come and bring a friend.  Ladies and girls from area churches are invited to attend.

Thank-you for praying.

Anna Lee


“Tell to the generation to come

the praises of the LORD,

and His strength and His wondrous works

that He has done.”

~Psalm 78:4b NKJV~


My family has been plotting for a couple months to surprise us.  They did!!!! Mid-afternoon yesterday, my sister showed up with Jennie!  She has been at a conference in Denver for over a week and decided on a side trip to Kentwood for a few days before returning to her family.  David and I were SHOCKED, but very pleased to see her!  Thank to all who helped with the cover-up!  Special thanks to my son-in-law who not only allowed her to be gone for two weeks, but who is keeping everything in the household going with four children, a dog, and new job responsibilities!


Scripture WritingHebrews 12: 1-2

Baptist Press

“Young” Ladies’ Birthday Party – Today the 11:00 A.M.

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

  • “Meant to be Understood” –
  • Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us.                                                                                                                                          ~Romans 15:4~
  • “Holy Bible, Book Devine”

Annie Armstrong Offering for North America – Send Cities – Washington D.C. –

This day awaits us….

Anna Lee


I know that everything God does will endure forever;

nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it.

God does it so that people will fear him.

~Ecclesiastes 3:14~


Please continue to pray for Firma Kay Schneeweiss  who continues to have kidney stone issues.  She will appreciate your prayers.

Please pray for Sarah Newman Schneeweiss also.  She has an anxious-to-be-born son who doesn’t think he should wait about four more weeks.

Mrs. Karhryn Kuss fell at home and spent one night in the hospital being checked out. Thank God she did not break anything.


Scripture Writing Colossians 3:1-3

Baptist Message Writer had Heart Attack and Passed Away in church choir.

North American Missions

Women’s Ministry this Week

  • Tuesday – “Young” Ladies’ Birthday Party
    • The Cafe
    • Tuesday at 11 A.M.
    • All ladies are invited.
  • Thursday – Ladies’ Night: “Upsy Daisy”
    • Thursday at 6:15
    • Fellowship Hall
    • Bring guests to enjoy the night with us.
    • Ladies from  3-103 years
  • Friday Morning Bible Study
    • 10 A.M.
    • Continuation of John 5
  • Please call or email me if you have any questions.

Baptist Press –

Devotional, Scripture,  and a Song

Thank you for reading this site and for praying.

Anna Lee



 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid,

but gives us power, love and self-discipline.  

~2 Timothy 1:7~


My thankfulness today begins with the Alford family I married into and getting to have many of them here after too long of a break in family gatherings.  I feel so blessed.

Please pray for young Olivia Widas who is hospitalized while undergoing tests.  Pray a diagnosis will be found so treatment can begin.

Pine Ridge United Methodist will host their monthly breakfast buffet which always blesses a family who has a need.  Breakfast is served at 8:00 A.M.


Scripture WritingPhilippians 3:7-11

Thom S. Rainer – – Read the posts from this week and  be blessed.

Waylon Bailey –

North American Missions Toronto

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

May you be blessed today in the all you do!  May you realize how blessed you are!

Anna Lee 


Praise the LORD, my soul,

and forget not all his benefits—

Psalm 103:2


Theople Hurst told me this morning that her sister is doing amazingly well following Monday’s surgery.  Please continue to pray for Patsy and her caregivers.

Scripture WritingPsalm 105: 1-5

LC Students on Mission this Summer –

Faith Paints the Way for LC Softball Player


North American Mission BoardSt. Louis

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

Today, I’m blessed to have an Alford family reunion here.  It’s been too long since some of these cousins have seen each other.  What is one of your blessings today?

Anna Lee


“Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good!
     For His mercy endures  forever.
Oh, give thanks to the God of gods!
     For His mercy endures forever.
Oh, give thanks to the Lord of lords!
     For His mercy endures forever:
Him who alone does great wonders,
     For His mercy endures forever;
To Him who by wisdom made the heavens,
     For His mercy endures forever;
To Him who laid out the earth above the waters,
     For His mercy endures forever;
To Him who made great lights,
     For His mercy endures forever —
The sun to rule by day,
     For His mercy endures forever;
The moon and stars to rule by night,
                                                               For His mercy endures forever.”                                                               ~Psalm 139:1-9~

Margaret Oliver is at her daughter’s house.

Randal Varnado is home.  He mother is also.

We had another great Third Thursday gathering with people representing six different churches last night.  God blesses us so much!

Scripture Writing I John 5:6-12

Baptist Press –

North American Missions Seattle

Coming next week – “Young” Ladies’ Birthday Party and Ladies’ Night:”Upsy Daisy”

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

  • “The Spirit Delivers”
  • “The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.”                                                                                                                                                                                   ~Romans 8:26~
  • “Breathe on Me”


What are you going to thank God for today?

What are you going to do for Him today?

Anna Lee


David also said to Solomon his son,

“Be strong and courageous, and do the work.

Do not be afraid or discouraged,

for the LORD God, my God, is with you.

He will not fail you

or forsake you until all the work

for the service of the temple of the LORD is finished.

~1Chronicles 28:20~


Andy Taylor continues to rest at home. Betty said he has seen some improvement already.  Keep praying for Andy and Betty.

Kody Walker is walking, mostly with a walker.  He is taking a lot of physical therapy, but has just been released to be at home.  He is so thankful to be alive and appreciates all your prayers.

Margaret “Cissy” Oliver had some complications during her procedure and will be at OLOL for a few extra days.

Mrs. Theople Hurst is home from visiting her son.  She will be caring for her sister Patsy soon.  Pray for all of that family as they have two with serious surgery at the same time.

J.C. Miller accidentally cut off part of a finger.  He is doing well.  Pray he has no infection to slow down the healing.

Mrs. Catherine Yarborough has been in North Oaks.  She will returning to Kentwood soon.  Please pray for her and her family.

J.D. Smith will be having a procedure on his back at 9:40 this morning in Hammond.  This is an outpatient surgery.  Donna will be with her dad.

Frima Kay Schneeweiss continues to  need our prayers for her kidney stone problem.  She appreciates the prayers on her behalf.

Jeff Tolar will have back surgery on May 3.  This will be the second back surgery for him.  Begin praying now, please.

Jimmy Alford will get the results of the CAT scan which will show whether or not the liver ablation was helpful.  Please pray.


Scripture Writing1 John 5:1-5


North American MissionsSan Francisco

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

  • “Jesus Wept”
  • The sting of death is sin. . . .                                                                                                               But thanks be to God!                                                                                                                              He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.                                                                                                                              ~1 Corinthians 15:56-57~
  • “Faith is the Victory”

Third Thursday at the Cabin – You are invited to join us tonight at 6:30 for a potluck meal, fellowship, great music, a thought-provoking devotional, and prayer.

Friday Morning Bible Study – John 5


How were you blessed today?  I hope it didn’t take you long to begin to realize you, and all the rest of us, are so blessed this and every day.

Anna Lee