Neglected no more
Where a tangle of vines and
underbrush once obscured the past, new rows of cedar
crosses now mark century-old graves believed to be
those of former slaves and former slave owners.
Seeing no church, families started
In 1896, Washington Arnold moved
into Fayette County, and not seeing a church in the
area, he and others started one.
- What the church is all about
- It seems to me people often
misunderstand the church. How many times have you
heard someone say that they don't know how people
who are so bad can claim to be
Christian and go to church?
- Dad, The Family Shepard
I was serving as the Division
Chaplain at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska from
1990-1992. The first year Dee and I, Nikki and Robbie
were there, we attended the Post Chapel on Sunday
mornings for both Sunday school and the weekly
worship services. It would be warm inside with the
heaters turned up and the Spirit of God in our
hearts, while outside, the temperatures could be from
minus 20 to minus 50 degrees below zero.
Pain is vulnerable to new methods
There have been a few times in
the past when I had no choice but to ask for pain
medication following surgical procedures. But this
time I had a choice and I chose to try to avoid the
post-operative narcotics that are always mixed
blessings with whatever degree of pain relief they
Fathers who care make a difference,
Recently, the Georgia Family
Council released Fatherhood in Georgia, a
report that integrates national research with
state-based statistics on the topic of fatherhood.