Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel.

Since the first day that you set your mind

to gain understanding

and to humble yourself before your God,

your words were heard,

and I have come in response to them.  

~Daniel 19:12~


Koltyn Gafford has been slowly improving in many ways since his accident.  Yesterday, a doctor determined that his right eye, that had been the weaker one, is now the stronger eye.  Thank God for those who continue to work with him on a regular basis, especially his mother.  Thank God for all the “small steps” Koltyn has made.

The bad weather is headed this way again.  Pray for those in its path today.

There are always a number of people undergoing tests of various natures.  I’ll not list names, be please be aware of some of these people and offer to help in whatever way you can.  Helping people in their time of need is a great and meaningful ministry.


Scripture WritingPhilippians 3:12-14


Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

Bible Study

  • Friday morning at 10
  • Second half of John 3


We’ve heard a lot about using our right to vote lately.  Even greater than that, is our privilege to pray.  Let’s not waste it.

Anna Lee


He guides the humble in what is right

and teaches them his way.

~Psalm 25:9~

Many friends are  gathering around Bobby Black as plans are made to send him home soon.  Keep Bobby in your prayers.
Larry Watts will also be coming home soon.  Pray the a good adjustment for all.
Rev. and Mrs. Mike Drury are proud grandparents of a baby girl, Evelyn, who was born in Florida.

July 14, 1935 – March 6, 2016!/Obituary

Joey Marie Martin Feek

September 7, 1975 – March 4, 2016



Scripture WritingEphesians 4:20-32



Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer for North American Missions

The Associational WMU week of prayer went well yesterday.  Judy Noonan of FBC, Greensburg did a wonderful job of planning the program for us.  Linda Graves also did a wonderful job with the music.

Tony and Sara Silveira

Passion Center
Montreal, Quebec

Devotional, Scripture, a Quote, and a Song



Our Baptist Association, BASELA, will have the annual meeting at FBC, Amite tonight at 6:30.  Dr. Jake Roudkovski will be preaching and Chronicle will be leading in worship.  You are invited to attend.

I hope you are remember and using the perfect prayer: “Thy will be done.”

Anna Lee


The fear of the LORD

is a fountain of life,

turning a person from the snares of death.

~Proverbs 14:27~


Johnny Belgard has been hospitalized for three months.  He has fluid in both lungs now.  Please pray for Johnny, Susan, and their family.

Mrs. Yvonne Vining’s last test shows her to be cancer-free.  Please continue to pray for her and Mr. John.

Please continue to pray for Betty Taylor sister, Theresa.  While doing so, include Betty in your prayers.  Her knee pain now includes her hip and a major nerve.  Betty’s son, Tommy Mapes, will be dealing with dental and vision problems this week and staying with Betty this week.  Pray as his issues are corrected.

Frances Gay, requests prayer for Paul Brown’s mother.  She lives in lower Livingston Parish.

David is doing well following that major procedure Thursday.  Thank-you to all are are asking about him and praying for him.

Pray for Mrs. Rebecca Williams as she has the same procedure on Tuesday of next week and Gloria Gill as she has the procedure in April at Lacombe.

Jason and two other Camp Ridgecrest former staffers spent the weekend with Bobby Black in Greenville, S.C.  They were able to do so things to help Bobby at home while he is hospitalized, including getting him hospice services.

My former classmate passed away.

Janice Wallace Bonck

Born: February 29, 1948
Died: March 06, 2016


Scripture WritingEphesians 4: 22-28


Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

Week of Prayer for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions (Canada & USA) – Day 2

Barry and Amy Rager –

Missions Opportunity

You are invited to FBC, Greensburg to learn about the Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer for North American missions.  The theme this year is “Here I Am/Send ME”.  We will meet at 10 and end with a potluck lunch.  Everyone is invited to come.

  •      Did you realize 33% of the people in the South are unchurched?
  •      Did you realize 73% of the people in Canada are unchurched?
  •      Did you realize 90% of the people in western states are unchurched?

Even if you cannot attend the meeting this morning, I hope you will want to support the efforts to change the statistics I just listed.  You can do this at any Southern Baptist church.  One hundred percent on the money given will be used  for that purpose.

Have a marvelous Monday.  Remember to pray the prayer that is always perfect. “Thy will be done”.

Anna Lee



A verse we all need to be reminded of periodically…

Do not be quick with your mouth,

do not be hasty in your heart

to utter anything before God.

God is in heaven and you are on earth,

so let your words be few.


First, I want to mention three families I saw at the LA Heart Hospital in Lacombe.

  1. Robert Landry, from Amite, was leaving, but had been a patient due to A-fib.
  2. Jimmy Williams was  there for a couple of days.  I had a good visit with Linda.
  3. Gloria Gill was there for an outpatient test.  She will have a heart ablation next month.

Rebecca Williams, mother of Matt Williams, a former resident of Kentwood, will be having a heart ablation next week in MS.  Keep her in your prayers.

Carolyn Kirkfield, the wife of the late Rev. Charles Kirkfield, is very sick.  Please pray for her and her family.  Her children are Teri and Chad.

Bobby Black, a good friend of Jason’s from summer staff at Camp Ridgecrest in North Carolina, will soon be healed of cancer in heaven.  Bobby is from South Carolina and was a part of Jason’s wedding.  He is a young man, but has touched many lives.

Larry Watts is having more issues.  There is a possibility they are caused by a reoccurrence of cancer.  He is at North Oaks.


Scripture WritingEphesians 2:4-10

Thom S. Rainer –

Waylon Bailey –


Devotional, Scripture, and a Song



Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer

2016 Theme – Here I Am / Send Me

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Plan to attend the associational WMU meeting Monday at FBC, Greensburg at 10:00 Monday morning.  We will focus on the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions.  A potluck lunch will follow the meeting.

My prayer:  “Thy will be done!”

Anna Lee



my people, who are called by my name,

will humble themselves pray

and seek my face

and turn from their wicked ways,


I will hear from heaven,

and I will forgive their sin

and will heal their land.


Baptist Press –


Easter Sunrise Services – I know of two places where  you can celebrate the resurrection this Easter morning at sunrise.  If your church has a service scheduled, please let me know so I can share the information.  We can’t be at more than one place, but  we can make a good choice if we know all the options.


  • There will be no “Frozen Food for Families” this month.  I’ll let you know when we will do this again.  Thanks to all who have made this meaningful to some families in our area.
  • The Week of Prayer for North American Missions, Annie Armstrong, begins tomorrow.  Plan with your family on how you will help win people in North America to the Lord.
  • Monday – WMU at FBC, Greensburg at 10:00 followed by a potluck lunch


Once again, in all our prayers, “Thy  Will be Done”!

Anna Lee


Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.

Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,

~ Philippians 2:3 ~

Mr. Burnell Simpson spent a night at North Oaks.  This amazing man should be home by now. Pray for his continued good health.

Dan Speed does NOT have a heart problem.  Pray for Dan, his family, and his doctors as tests continue so his health issue is identified and treated.  Thank you for your prayers for him and his family.

Please pray for Alice McFarlain and Meg Stephens’ mother, Sue.  She’s in St. Tammany hospital with pneumonia.  It must be the pneumonia season.

Pray for Jimmy and Linda Williams.  Jimmy is hospitalized at Lacombe with heart related issues.

Please continue to pray for Debbie and JC Miller.  Debbie has gained some weight and is looking healthier.

Pray for Susan Rimes as she deals with several health issues.  Pray she will soon be able to get back into her church activities.

Pray for David as he has a heart ablation in Lacombe today and his brother, Jimmy, who will be having a liver ablation at Ochsner, New Orleans soon.


Funeral Arrangements for Mrs. Pauline Lea are as follows:

Line Creek Baptist Church
Friday, March 4, 2016
Visitation: 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Line Creek Baptist Church
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Visitation: 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Service: 2:00 pm

Please continue to lift up Mr. Udell and family in prayer.


Baptist Press

Scripture WritingJames 1:2-8

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song


The prayer that never fails: Thy will be done!

Anna Lee


“For God is working in you,

giving you the desire and the power

to do what pleases him.”

~Philippians 2:13 NLT, 2nd ed.~


Ira Cleveland is off the oxygen and should be able to go home soon, possibly today. Thank you for praying for Carol Ann and Ira.  They are two of God’s precious children.

Johnnie Charles “Lil Man” Santangelo III


Scripture Writing – Joshua 1:5-9



Coming Soon 

  • Week of Prayer for Annie Armstrong Easter Offering – Begins Sunday
  • WMU meeting for the above – FBC, Greensburg – Monday at 10 A.M.


Friday morning Bible study – Meeting this afternoon at 1:00


Devotional, Scripture, and a Song


“The prayer that never fails – Thy will be done!” Father Timothy of the Mitford book series

Anna Lee