This Month at PAYH: Monthly Newsletter, June 2023
Psalm 39:4-5 (NLT), "4 LORD, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered, and that my life is fleeing away. 5 My life is no longer than the width of my hand. An entire lifetime is just a moment to you; human existence is but a breath." Young people, in general, often feel that they are invincible and they have all the time in the world. As you get older, you discover that it is simply not true. I am reminded of the old adage, "The days are long, but the years are short."
Graduating to What?
By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. June is the month for many weddings and for most graduations. In two days, I am flying to New York City with my son and grandson, accompanying/assisting me with my granddaughter’s graduation from high school. Graduations are milestones that »
Jefferson Barracks and Memorial Day
By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “For You formed my inward parts; You knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are Your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from You, »
By Stephen Leonard “Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.” Matthew 10:29 “Where shall I go from Your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from Your presence? If I ascend to heaven, You are »
A Prodical Returned
No parent is ever prepared to find out their child is an addict. In the case of our son, Phillip, I was suspicious but preoccupied with profound life changes. My husband and I raised our children, Erin and Phillip, by following the Word of God, but sometimes, even the most dutiful parents do not see the warning signs.
By Stephen Leonard “Be enthusiastic to serve the Lord, keeping your passion toward Him boiling hot! Radiate with the glow of the Holy Spirit and let Him fill you with excitement as you serve Him.” Romans 12:11 TPT We have all experienced the emotion of excitement. A man is »
The Golf Tournament was a Hole-in-One!
The Golf Tournament was a hole-in-one! The 30th Annual Paul Anderson Youth Home Golf Classic Tournament at River Golf Club in North Augusta, S.C., brought plenty of laughs and camaraderie to the greens with some impressive shots from our dedicated players and sponsors! Our hearts are filled with gratitude »
This Month at PAYH: Monthly Newsletter, May 2023
Monday, May 29th, marks Memorial Day, 2023. As you enjoy the day/weekend, here are some facts that you may or may not know about Memorial Day.
“First of All, I Want to Thank God”
By Stephen Leonard “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 These were the first words of those athletes picked at the pinnacle, in the top ten, of the NFL draft. When interviewed following »
Socialism is Satan’s Trick
By Stephen Leonard “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 University students in America are going bonkers »
Paul Anderson Golf Classic 2023
We are so excited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Paul Anderson Golf Classic at The River Golf Club in North Augusta, S.C., on Monday, May 1. To date, the Paul Anderson Golf Classic tournament has been one of the Home's largest annual fundraisers in helping to raise an astonishing $7 million benefiting »
By Stephen Leonard “Jesus said to them, ‘Come and have breakfast.’ Now none of the disciples dared ask Him, ‘Who are you?’ They knew it was the Lord.” John 21:12 Nothing better than a cookout on the beach! And to think that a resurrected Jesus was the »