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2017
 
January 1st - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
      (Sunday)          Woodruff, SC
                               Our Pastor Preached
                               Our Family sang on Sunday night
 
 
 
January 6th - Una First Baptist Church - Pastor Phil Raines
      (Fri.)             Una, SC
                           Revival: Preaching Bro. Bob McCurry
                           Our Family sang
 
 
 
 
January 8th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
     (Sunday)       Woodruff, SC
                           Our Pastor Preached
                           What a Blessing to get our appetite wet to study God's Word more & more!
                           Our Family sang the invitation song
 
                  *John ask Tammy to marry him 30 years ago today. She said yes! :)
 
 
 
January 15th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
    (Sunday)           Woodruff, SC
                              Our Pastor Preached
                              Our Family sang
                              Isaac led the music Sunday night
 
 
 
January 18th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
       (Wed.)            Woodruff, SC
                              Nathanael Preached
 
 
 
January 22nd - Gospel Light Baptist Church - Pastor Bruce Wyatt
       (Sunday)         Rock Hill, SC
                                Church's 10th Anniversary
                                Preacher Wyatt's 25th Anniversary
                                Our Family sang
                                John, Nathanael & Isaac Helped with the music
                                *It was a great day!
 
 
 
January 23rd - 26th - Gateway Baptist Jubilee - Pastor Davy Shelton
       (Mon. - Thurs.)           Boiling Springs, SC
                                           Our Family sang Tues, Wed. and Thursday.
                                           *Great Preaching - Great meeting
 
 
 
 
January 29th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
      (Sunday)         Woodruff, SC
           AM              Our Pastor Preached - What a Blessing to hear from Our Lord and receive help!!
                               Our Family sang
                               Isaac led the congregation singing
 
 
 
 
January 29th - Emmanuel Baptist Church - Pastor Brian Wilson
    (Sunday)           Columbus, NC
         PM                Our Family sang in concert
                               We enjoyed a time of fellowship after the service with the church - What a Blessing!!
 
 
 
 
February 4th - 9th - Tabernacle Baptist Church - Pastor Mike Norman
       (Sat. - Thurs.)          Lake City, Florida
                                        Camp Meeting
                                        Our Family sang Saturday night and Sunday night
                                        *What an amazing week we had. The Lord moved mightily!
                                          The congregational singing was amazing and powerful. We are still singing
                                          "The Great Physician"
 
                                         *While in Florida our Good Friends and John's college buddy -
                                            Brett & Laurie Beauchamp drove and hour + to see us. What a Blessing!
                                            We had a wonderful time of fellowship and catching up.
 
 
 
February 10th - 14th - Lighthouse Baptist Church - Pastor Greg Bray
       (Fri. - Tues.)                 Bruce, MS
                                             We helped paint and do repair work through the days and enjoyed 
                                             worshipping with them on Sunday.   
 
                                             *Tammy fought with a terrible sinus and chest cold the whole week from
                                               Florida through our visit here. John and all the boys was recovering
                                               from bad colds. The Lord helped us to feel like working.  We got some
                                               much needed rest this week. We thank the Lord for His people taking
                                               such good care of us and helping us with medicine. What a Blessing!!
 
 
 
 
February 15th - 17th - Turners Chapel Baptist Church - Pastor Howard Goolsby
          (Wed. - Fri.)               Ripley, MS
                                             John and Nathanael Preached on Thursday afternoon
                                             Our Family sang most services
                                             *A great Camp Meeting. Our family received some great help from the Lord.
 
 
 
 
 
February 19th - 22nd - Landrum Independent Baptist Church - Pastor Shane Jackson
         (Sunday - Wed.)         Landrum, SC
                                             Jubilee
                                             John Preached Sunday Morning
                                             Nathanael Preached Sunday Afternoon
                                             Our Family sang each service
                                             *We thank the Lord for meeting with us and helping his people. What a Blessing!
 
 
 
 
February 26th - Myrtle Baptist Church - Pastor Earl Farley
      (Sunday)          Myrtle, MS
                               John Preached in the AM service and our Family sang
                               Nathanael Preached in the PM service and our Family sang
 
 
 
February 27th- March 1st - Work Week at Camp Zion - Pastor Earl Farley
               (Mon. - Wed.)                  Myrtle, MS
 
 
 
 
March 2nd - 3rd - WGCR Radio Share-A-Thon - Anchor Baptist Church - Pastor Randy Barton
     (Thurs. - Fri.)        Pisgah Forest, NC
                                    Our Family sang for two hours both days and for the 10:00 service on Friday.
                                     *What a great two days. We saw lots of old friends and made lots of new friends.
                                     WGCR Radio is amazing.  You can see pictures and watch singing and preaching
                                      at wgcr.net.
                                      
 
 
March 5th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
   (Sunday)      Woodruff, SC
                         The Lord Preached Sunday morning
                         Our Family sang - Jesse sang "Gonna Stand By Me" - A Blessing to hear him sing that again!!!
                         What a wonderful service with our Lord and our Church Family.
 
                         Our Pastor Preached Sunday night & Our Family sang
                         What a Blessing to hear our Pastor Preach!!!
 
                         Isaac led the music both services
 
 
 
March 8th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk
     (Wed.)        Woodruff, SC
                        John Preached
                        Isaac led the music



March 12th - 15th - Camp Zion - Pastor Earl Farley
    (Sunday - Wed.)        Myrtle, MS
                                        John Preached on Monday afternoon
                                        Nathanael Preached on Wednesday afternoon
                                        Our Family sang through the week



March 17th - Ingleside Baptist Church - Pastor Shane Ezell
      (Fri.)            Landrum, SC
                          Revival: Preaching Dean McNeese
                          Our Family sang the invitation

 

 

 

March 19th - Victory Baptist Church - Pastor Ron Allen

    (Sunday)       Woodruff, SC

                          John Preached Sunday Morning & our Family sang

                          Nathanael Preached Sunday Night & our Family sang

 

                          *We enjoyed fellowshipping and celebrating the Pastors 82nd birthday.

                           What a Blessing!

 

 

 

March 22nd - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

     (Wed.)           Woodruff, SC

                           We thoroughly enjoyed hearing our Pastor Preach!  Such a Blessing!

                           *Isaac led the music

 

 

 

 

March 26th - Southside Baptist Church - Pastor John Fortner

    (Sunday)       Landrum, SC

                          Nathanael Preached in the AM Service & our Family sang

                          John Preached in the PM Services & our Family sang

                          *We enjoyed the day at church as well as spending the day with

                           the pastor and his family - our friends for a long time.

 

 

 

March 28th - Unity Baptist Church 2nd Annual Bible Conference - Pastor Steve Sisk

    (Tues.)          Woodruff, SC

                          Our Family sang

                          Preaching: Bro. Gary Adkins, Bro. David Clemmons, Bro. Clifford Phillips, Bro. Bob McCurry

                          John Carl led the music

                          Hallie played the piano

                          * Great Preaching & fellowship

                           We thank the Lord for His touch and for meeting with us!

 

 

 

April 2nd - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

  (Sunday)     Woodruff, SC

                       Our Pastor Preached

                       Our Family sang

                        *Isaac led the music

                       *We enjoyed being at our home church today.

                        What a blessing to have a Pastor who is not afraid to preach straight and boldly to us.

                        We are sooooo BLESSED!

 

 

 

April 3rd - Old Rugged Cross Baptist Church - Pastor Jerry Allen

  (Mon.)        Shelby, NC

                     Revival: Preaching Bro. Doug Foster

                     Our Family sang

                     *What a Blessing to see a full house on a Monday night and see folks excited to be in the

                       house of the Lord..  The Lord helped His people.



April 5th - Jackson Memorial Baptist Church - Pastor Michael Owenby

   (Wed.)       Campobello, SC

                     Revival: Preaching Bro. Charlie Glover

                     Our Family sang

                     What a Blessing to worship with old friends and new friends. The Lord met with us and

                      helped us.

 

 

April 8th - Wedding of our friends - Bro.Taylor & Kailyn Pennell

   (Sat)          Taylorsville, NC

 

 

 

April 9th - 14th - Hillcrest Baptist Church - Pastor Kenneth Poarch

 (Sunday - Fri.)       Lenoir, NC

                                Young Preachers Revival - Moderator Bro. Bradley Walker

                                 Our Family sang each service

                                 John Preached Sunday Morning

                                  Nathanael Preached Wednesday night

 

                                 Bro. Bradley Walker Preached Sunday Night

                                 Bro. Cody Saunders Preached Monday Night

                                 Bro. Cody Shew Preached Tuesday Night

                                 Bro. Ethan Green Preached Thursday Night

                                 Bro. Matthew Angler Preached Friday night

 

                                *It was a great week of Preaching & Fellowship

 

 

April 15th - Preacher James Lockee and Ms. Lockee's 65th Anniversary of Faithful Ministry to the Lord

   (Sat.)           Liledoun Baptist Church, Taylorsville, NC

                       Several gave testimonies and Bro. Tony Finney Preached

                        It was a great day of celebration!

 

 

 

April 16th - Gospel Light Baptist Church - Pastor Bruce Wyatt

  (Sunday)      Rock Hill, SC

   "Easter"      Pastor Wyatt Preached

                       Our Family sang

                       *It was a great and Glorious Easter Day

 

 

 

April 19th - 21st - Calvary Baptist Church - Pastor Shane Gunter

      (Wed. - Fri.)          Bakersville, NC

                                    Come to Calvary Camp Meeting

                                    John and Nathanael preached on Thursday

                                    Our Family sang

                                     Wow!!! What a Camp Meeting!!  "That's My God"!!!

 

 

April 23rd - Emmanuel Baptist Church - Pastor Brian Wilson

   (Sunday)     Columbus, NC

                        John Preched in the AM Services & our Family sang

                        Nathanael Preached in the PM Service & our Family sang.

 

 

 

 

April 24th - 28th - Crossroads Rescue Missions Camp Meeting - Preacher Rocky Shelton

    (Mon. - Fri.)             Faith Baptist Church - Pastor Barry Goodman

                                     Shelby, NC

                                     Our Family sang Monday through Thursday

                                     *A GREAT work!! What a Blessing to be part of the Camp meeting

                                      Great preaching and wonderful fellowship.

 

 

 

April 30th - Maple Hill Baptist Church - Pastor Cody Hill

  (Sunday)      Etowah, NC

                       Nathanael Preached in the am service & our Family sang

                       Our Family sang for the pm service

                       *sweet service - the Lord met with us - What a blessing!

 

 

                     * At 2:30 we went to the WGCR Radio station

                       Bro. Cody Preached

                       Our Family sang

 

 

 

May 3rd - Emmanuel Baptist Church - Pastor Frankie Taylor

   (Wed.)      Roebuck, SC

                    Revival: Preaching Bro. Jeremy Chism

                    Our Family sang

 

 

 

May 7th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

(Sunday)      Woodruff, SC

                     John Preached in the AM Service & our Family sang

                     Nathanael Preached in the PM Service & our Family sang

 

 

 

May 9th - 12th - Calvary Baptist Church - Pastor Carl Southerland

    (Tues. - Fri.)        Push, Tenn.

                                Our Family sang each service

                                Nathanael Preached Friday morning

                                *Great Meeting

 

 

 

 

May 14th - New Faith Baptist Church - Interim Pastor Nathaniel Hobbs

 (Sunday)     Alexis, NC

                     Our Family sang for the Sunday School Hour

                     Bro. Hobbs Preached

                     Our Family sang a couple songs for the 11:00 Hour

                     *A great Mothers Day

 

 

 

 

May 15th - 16th - First Baptist Church Conostee - Pastor Tony Finney

   (Mon. - Tues.)        Conestee, NC

                                   Camp Meeting

                                   Our Family sang on Tuesday

                                   *The Lord saved a precious soul

 

 

 

May 17th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

  (Wed.)         Woodruff, SC

                       *What a Blessing to be at our home church and hear our Wonderful Pastor Preach!!

 

 

 

May 18th - Rachel turned one today. We enjoyed watching her eat her cake and open presents.

 

 

May 19th - Traveled to Arkansas

 

 

May 21st - Faith Baptist Church - Pastor Allen Jackson

 (Sunday)      Greenbrier, Arkansas

                      John Preached in the AM Service and our Family sang

                      Nathanael Preached in the PM Service and our Family sang

                      *Sweet Services

                        We thank the Lord for meeting with us

 

 

May 22nd - 24th - Smith Chapel Baptist Church - Pastor J.T. Baskins

    (Mon. - Wed.)          Wynne, Arkansas

                                     There Is A Cause Camp Meeting

                                     Our Family sang through the week

                                     *Great Preaching

                                       We thank the Lord for His help!

 

 

 

May 28th - Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church - Pastor Charlie Glover

  (Sunday)    Spartanburg, SC

                      John Preached in the AM Service & Our Family sang

                      Nathanael Preached in the PM Service & Our Family sang

                      *It was a wonderful day. John's mom was able to go with us both services.

 

 

 

 

                                  

 May 31st - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

    (Wed.)       Woodruff, SC

                      What a Blessing to hear our Pastor Preach!

 

 

 

 

June 2nd - Wedding Rehearsal

   (Fri.)           Asheville, NC

 

 

 

 

June 3rd - Wedding of Rev. Nathan & Brittany Parker

    (Sat.)        Berea Baptist Church

                     Asheville, NC

                     Our Family was honored to sing

 

 

 

 

 

 June 4th - 7th - Esta Memorial Baptist Church - Pastor Randy Wilson

 (Sunday - Wed.)    Belle, West Virginia

                                Our Family sang both services on Sunday

                                John and Nathanael preached on Wednesday night & Our Family sang

                                 It was a great week of worship in the Lord's house and fellowshipping with friends

                                  through the week.

                                 The weather was great! nice and cool - cold at times.

 

 

 

June 11th - Allendale Baptist Church - Pastor David Younger

   (Sunday)     Highpoint, NC

                       Homecoming: John Preached

                       Our Family sang

                       How sweet to see the Lord move among His people!

                       A great Homecoming day!

 

 

 

June 18th - Old Rugged Cross Baptist Church - Pastor Jerry Allen

   (Sunday)    Shelby, NC

                       Old Fashioned Day & Fathers Day

                       John Preached & our Family sang

                       We had a great day and service.

 

 

 

June 19th- 23rd - Taylorsville Baptist Camp Meeting - Pastor Steve Dagenhart

       (Mon. - Fri.)           Taylorsville, NC

                                      Our Family sang on Wednesday morning

                                      A great week and wonderful weather! A Blessing from the Lord!

 

 

 

June 24th -  75th Birthday Party for Tammy's mom

     (Sat.)           Hiddenite, NC

 

 

 

June 25th - Macedonia Baptist Church - Pastor Taylor Pennell

   (Sunday)     Taylorsville, NC

       AM           Bro. Taylor Preached

                        Our Family sang

                        We thank the Lord for walking among His people. What a Blessing.

 

 

 

June 25th - Temple Baptist Church - Pastor Jason Payne

   (Sunday)      Stoney Point, NC

        PM           Our Family sang

                        A wonderful service and fellowship afterwards

 

 

 

June 26th - 30th - Taylorsville Camp Meeting - Pastor Steve Dagenhart

       (Mon. - Fri.)          Taylorsville, NC

                                     Our Family sang Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings

                                      Another great week and wonderful weather!  What a Blessing!!!

 

 

 

July 2nd - Pleasant Hill Baptist Church - Pastor Matt Morgan

 (Sunday)    Hendersonville, NC

                    Nathanael Preached for the 11:00 hour and Our Family sang

                    Bro. Shane Jackson Preached & Our Family sang in the 2:00 hour

                    It was a great day. We thank the Lord for moving among His people.

 

 

 

July 6th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

   (Wed.)      Woodruff, SC

                    Our Pastor Preached! A Blessing!

 

 

 

 

 

July 9th - Faith Baptist Church - Pastor John Kinsey

(Sunday)    Emporia, Virginia

    AM          God and Country Rally

                    Preaching Bro. Joe Bryant

                    Our Family sang

                    *What a Blessing to Worship the Lord and thank Him for our Country

                      We thank Him for meeting with us - It was a great day!

 

 

 

 

July 9th - Wayside Baptist Church - Pastor Brad Williams

(Sunday)    Hillsborough, NC

     PM         John Preached and our Family sang

                    The Lord helped His people

                    We thank the Lord for meeting with us

 

 

 

 

July 10th - 12th - Work Week at Camp Zion - Pastor Earl Farley

   (Mon. - Wed.)          Myrtle, MS

 

 

 

 

July 12th - Myrtle Baptist Church - Pastor Earl Farley

   (Wed.)        Myrtle, MS

                      Nathanael Preached & Our Family sang

                      The Lord met with us and we thank Him

 

 

 

 

July 15th -  Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

    (Sat.)          Woodruff, SC

                       Enjoyed a fish fry with our church family and family - honoring Preacher Sisk for being

                       at our church for 4 years.  What a Blessing he and Ms. Carol are to us!!!

                       *Nathanael asked Chansley to  marry him today. Chansley came to the fish fry with Nathanael.

 

 

 

 

July 16th - Victory Baptist Church

 (Sunday)      Woodruff, SC

                      Nathanael Preached in the AM service & our Family sang

                      John Preached in the PM service & our Family sang

                      We had a good day Worshipping and Fellowshipping together.

 

 

 

 

July 17th - 20th - Archdale Youth Jubilee - Moderators Pastor Jack Tripp & Bro. Jeff Woods

    (Mon. - Thurs.)      Highpoint, NC

                                   Nathanael Preached Tuesday morning.

                                   Our Family sang most services through the week

                                   The Lord saved 17 precious souls!!  What a Blessing!!

                                * Isaac turned 21 on Monday and had his 12th Spiritual Birthday on Thursday.

                                   It was a hot but great week

 

 

 

July 21st - Big Meadows Baptist Church - Pastor Keith Russell

    (Fri.)          Newland, NC

                      Revival: Preaching Bro. Jimmy Cox

                      Our Family sang

                      The Lord met with us. A great service. The Lord helped us!!

 

 

 

July 23rd - Big Meadows Baptist Church - Pastor Keith Russell

  (Sunday)     Newland, NC

                       Homecoming and Decoration Sunday

                       Nathanael Preached and our Family sang

                       The service was outside. What a blessing to see the mountains and see our beautiful

                       American Flag all through the cemetery.

                       The Lord sent a wonderful rain and breeze after the service to cool things down while we ate

                       lunch.  It was a great day.

 

 

 

July 24th - 26th - Camp Zion - Pastor Earl Farley

    (Mon. - Wed.)        Myrtle, MS

                                   Our Family sang through the week

                                   John Preached on Monday and then 3 minutes on Tuesday

                                   It was a very special camp as we met in Myrtle Church.

                                   We saw amazing things happen as the Lord helped and encouraged His people.

 

 

 

July 28th - Zirconia Baptist Church - Pastor Travis Parker

   (Fri.)           Zirconia, NC

                      Our Family sang

                      Great Preaching!

 

 

 

July 30th - Blue Ridge Baptist Church - Pastor Hunter Parks

  (Sunday)     Landrum, SC

      AM          Nathanael Preached for the 10:00 hour

                      John Preached for the 11:00 hour & our Family sang

                      Our Family sang in the 2:00 singing

                      The Lord helped His people!

                      It was a great day!

 

 

 

 

 July 30th - Converse Baptist Church - Pastor Mike Davis

   (Sunday)    Converse, SC

                      Our Family sang in concert

                      The Lord met with us and helped us!

                      What a Blessing!

 

 

 

July 31st - August 4th - Center Pigeon Baptist Church - Pastor Scott Poole

          (Mon. - Fri.)                   Canton, NC

                                                 Camp Meeting

                                                 Nathanael Preached Wednesday night

                                                 Our Family sang through the week

                                                 What Preaching we heard!!

                                                 How the Lord met with His people!  What a Blessing!!

                                                 *John Carl & Nathanael turned 26 on the 2nd.

                                                  We enjoyed a trip for ice-cream at "Jack the Dipper"

 

 

 

 

August 6th - Freedom Baptist Church - Pastor Bo Caulder

    (Sunday)       Newton, NC

                          Homecoming

                          John Preached & Our Family sang

                          It was a great homecoming day

                     

 

 

 

 

August 8th - John & Tammy celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the day with our kids

                          and grandkids.

 

 

 

 

August 9th - Unity Baptist Church - Pastor Steve Sisk

     (Wed.)          Woodruff, SC

                          We enjoyed hearing our Pastor preach!!