Christian Ministry

FGST Book Review:  Testing Prayer by Candy Gunther Brown and a testimony too

Having had polio at age 2 (now 66), health and healing has been a lifelong priority as you can well imagine.  My personal experiences will probably color my review of the book, Testing Prayer by Candy Gunther Brown, so you should be aware of that.  A short version of my journey would be that around […]

Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Book Review: Testing Prayer by Candy Gunther Brown and a testimony too

A Little Known Story about Kevin Stitt Surfaces

I just spoke with Marlene Klepper, who made the video below recently.  I  linked up with her on facebook in order to confirm this report of Kevin Stitt’s prayerful generosity which she so sweetly documented.   The video was sent to me by my friend, Richard Ely. It is a personal testimony of an act not promoted by Kevin Stitt’s campaign, although they could have.  It was told because it is important and gives insight to his character.  It was important to Marlene to get it out and seems important to me to share.   I  have already voted for him (voted during early voting) so it merely confirmed my vote but some of you may still be seeking info — so here is the video.

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FGST:  Sample Ballot for Washington County OK – General Election 2018 – Vote Nov 6th

General Election (Nov 6th) info for Washington County Oklahoma, sample ballots and early voting information. My take on candidates, judicial retentions, state questions, and Bartlesville City Council Ward 4 seat.

Posted with prayers for all the candidates and all the voters.  May we see things the way He sees things and love our neighbors even as we vote!

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Amid fallen trees and debris, chainsaw ministry carves out hope and faith with each cut

ROCKY POINT, NC (WECT) – Their mission is twofold: to share faith, and clear limbs.
A disaster relief team from Oklahoma is helping residents whose homes are threatened by trees or those that are looking a bit precarious. Before a single cut is made though, it’s hats off and hand-in-hand for prayer.


Direct link to video in case it fails to embed properly [https://d2hpjte286tc4h.cloudfront.net/wp-raycom/wect/2018/10/10/5bbdca45e4b0a3da0b2d8db6/t_2ef758c5e6574f3e8f566c684e3e8734_name_file_1280x720_2000_v3_1_cropped/file_854x480-1200-v3_1.mp4]

Read more and see video via source: Amid fallen trees and debris, chainsaw ministry carves out hope and faith with each cut

h/t Disaster Relief Team – Bartlesville

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FGST/Humor:  Rodent Removal Day (Study — there will be a test)

Some things we learned in bible study.  In this crazy political season, I decided a little bible study might be appropriate so here is a short review:

Remember what Jesus said: ‘Goats on the left, sheep on the right’ (Matthew 25:33). 

Jesus also told Peter that if he wanted to catch fish do it from the right side of the boat. They did and filled the boat with fish.

John 21:6 (NIV) … He said, “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.”  When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish. ”

Origin of Left & Right…I have often wondered why it is that Conservatives are called the “right” and Liberals are called the “left.”  By chance I stumbled upon this verse in the Bible:

Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV) – “The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.”

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Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Humor: Rodent Removal Day (Study — there will be a test)

R3publicans:  Latest Q Deciphers by Lori Colley

Here are the latest drops. Lori Colley does a good job of explaining what they mean. This video is nearly an hour long, but Lori runs through the information and does not slow down for a minute. This is information you will not see on fake news ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBC. Lori always ends her posts with a prayer.

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EndTimes Prophecy – A Fresh Look with Michael Basham and Benjamin Baruch

Benjamin Baruch is the speaker’s website.  In this interview he talks about how often prophecy has a two times occurrence and gives examples.  He also talks about the USA in bible prophecy and how quickly the nation will fall.  Possibly the most interesting thing though is about a word Jesus spoke to him about His 7 year ministry of which we have only seen 3 1/2 years so far.  This one was off the charts in resonating with me; both in giving me new things to think about and in some areas reaffirming things we are currently experiencing making clear their meanings and their place in bible prophecy.

Source post: Finding Gems & Sharing Them:  EndTimes Prophecy – A Fresh Look with Michael Basham and Benjamin Baruch

FGST:  Sample Ballot & My Voting Recommendations – Oklahoma Republican Primary Run-off August 28th

If you are in another area here is an online voter tool to see yours (you will have to provide your name and birthdate).

Since several of you have asked me for my voting recommendations, here they are after much prayer and research and observing most of them in action (many for years).  My hope is that you will do your own research.  I will leave comments open on this post so that you can tell me your thoughts as well.  Note:  Bold is a strong endorsement.

Governor – Kevin Stitt

Lt. Governor – no preference

State Auditor – Cindy Byrd

Attorney General – no preference (updated)

Superintendent of Public Instruction – Linda Murphy

Commissioner of Labor – Cathy Costello

Corporation Commissioner – Bob Anthony

US Representative CD01 – Kevin Hern

Praying for all of the above (and their opponents),
Sandra Crosnoe for FGST

PS If I lived in HD10:
State Representative District 10 – Travis Dunlap

Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Sample Ballot & My Voting Recommendations – Oklahoma Republican Run-off August 28th