My daughter wanted to go see the pretty church. What an adventure that was…
~ Rest In Peace Demarkus ~
A video slideshow of Demarkus Jamall Lukes & Family.
Demarkus Jamall Lukes July 27, 1989 – January 14, 2009 CUSSETA, GA — Demarkus Jamall Lukes, 19, of 108 Mattie Gary Road, Cusseta, GA, died Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at The Medical Center Hospital. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday at Central Baptist Church in Ellerslie, GA with Rev. Joseph McKelton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, according to Taylor Funeral Home, Phenix City, AL. Visitation is today from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Lukes was born July 27, 1989 in Bell County, TX, the son of Patti Tullie of Cusseta, GA and Jimmie Johnson of Columbus, GA. He was a construction worker. Survivors other than his parents include two brothers, James McKethan of Columbus, GA and Anthion Gable of Phenix City, AL; two sisters, Sierra Lukes of Cusseta, GA and Jicoby Thomas of Columbus, GA; maternal grandmother, Mary Joyce Rutherford of Harris County, GA; fiancee, Jessica of Cusseta, GA (along with their expectant baby boy); two nieces, Jakyra and Azariah; one nephew, Keontae; four uncles, four aunts, and a host of other relatives and friends.
A brief look into the many lives that Demarkus saved.
What a tremendous,remarkable deed & blessing
of life that keeps on giving!
1.)The gracious gift of Demarkus’ heart was transplanted into a 44 year old woman in Georgia. She is single and is a nurse. She is doing very well since her transplant and is grateful for a second chance at life.
2.)His liver was transplanted into a 47 year old gentleman from Georgia who works as a welder. He has one daughter and because of your gift will now be able to watch her grow up. He is recovering nicely since his surgery.
3.)Demarkus’ right kindney and pancreas was transplanted into a 50 year old woman.She had been on daily injections since she was very young.She is married and has three children.She had been on the waiting list since April 2008 awaiting this blessing.Her organs functioned immediately after surgery.
4.)His left kidney was transplanted into a two year old little girl who lives in Georgia.Her kidney is functioning great and she will now have the opportunity to grow up and live a happy and healthy life.
He left and saved lifes.He left and changed everyone’s lives.May God bless his mother,sister Sierra, brother Deshod & the whole entire family.May Patti find comfort, peace and strength in the midst of this devistating occurance.May all of our prayers combine for the family to endure and not loose sight and faith.
Physically there was a devistating loss,but spiritually we have NOT lost.He left with us all an abundance of wonderful memories & love that shall be cherished forever.Let us come together to celebrate this beautiful life that God has blessed us with.We love you Demarkus ♥.
& if you have a message/comment you would like to leave for him or his family
on his website-email it to the following address:
THANK YOU & GOD BLESS YOU & YOURS
Cornerstone…Bishop Pitts…Toledo Ohio
Community Renewal says that Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, winner of the 2010 Salt and Light Award, is one of the most generous churches in Tucson. They are committed to local missions and tremendously invested in this community. Join them at 7650 N Paseo del Norte in Tucson or online at www.standrewspres.com
Pastor Jim Toole… “What I love about St Andrews is the desire to do ministry on many levels. The future of the Church, and the future of St Andrews, is not just to be outwardly focused a church that’s truly listening to the Holy Spirit, to lead us into the community and actually steer us to the needs that are out there and open the doors to powerful ministries.”
Crap that went on before and after the Not Without Aim show in Lubbock
From the Voodoo markets of Africa, to the loneliest road in the USA, these are the 20 most UNSETTLING Places EVER !
20.Akodessewa Fetish Market
LOCATION – Lome, Togo
Many of you are familiar, or have at least heard of, VOODOO. Although Haiti is seen as the biggest stronghold for this dark magic, voodoo originated from Africa, and it still practiced to this day.
LOCATION – Komi Republic, Russia
Also known as the Seven Strong men Rock Formations, this set of 7 gigantic stone pillars is a sight to behold. Especially in winter time.
18. Paris Catacombs
LOCATION – Paris, France
When the first sign that greets you is “STOP, HERE LIES THE EMPIRE OF DEATH”, you know things are about to get very creepy.
17. Mutter Museum
LOCATION – Pennsylvania, USA
Slides of Einstein’s brain, Grover Cleveland’s tumor, a piece of John Wilkes Booth, the liver of the famous “Siamese Twins”, this is the kind of cool stuff you can find at the Mutter Medical Museum. And that’s only a fraction of the 1300 specimens on display. They have about 20,000 specimens hidden from the public eye.
16.Oradour – sur – glane
LOCATION – HAUTE- VIENNE, FRANCE
Oradour – sur – glane is a well preserved French village that suffered almost complete destruction by the Nazi Waffen – SS. In total, 642 villagers were brutally murdered, including 247 women, and 205 children.
15. Door to Hell
LOCATION – Derweze, Turkmenistan
What do you get when you mix natural gas, shady Soviet science, and a lust for natural resources? An eternal pit of fire that can best be described as the “door to hell”
14. Death Valley
LOCATION – California, USA
Death valley is one of the most extreme locations on earth, it is the point of lowest point below sea level in North America, and it is also the hottest area in the world.
13. Mount Roraima
LOCATION – Pakaraima Mountain Chain, Venezuela
This spectacular geological formation can not be described easily. If the world was flat, and you got the edge of it, this is what it would look like. The mountain is often surrounded by clouds that hide the steep cliff sides, and they create the illusion of an “island in the sky”.
12.Kabayan mummy caves
LOCATION – Kabayan, philippines
During the industrial revolution in the Philippines, loggers near Manila stumbled upon a very strange, and scary site. Hundreds of ancient burial caves, containing mummies were littered across the mountains.
LOCATION – Honshu Island, japan
Since they started counting in the late 60’s, hundreds, if not thousands, of people have decided to end their lives here. Local official have even put up signs, urging people to seek help for their suicidal thoughts, and in an attempt to curb the popularity of the forest
LOCATION – Hordaland, Norway
Okay, lets see how many of these names I get right, Trolltunga, or Troll’s Tongue sits above the Ringedalsvatnet lake, in Hordaland county, Norway
9. Wells of Sacrifice
LOCATION – Chichen Itza, Mexico
The sacred cenote, is a Mayan sacrificial site for the Mayan rain god Chaac. The place is littered with the bones of young men, women, and children.
LOCATION – Bingvellir, Iceland
Speaking of diving….
This is no ordinary lake… It is part of the rift between the North American and EuroAsian tectonic plates.
7. Mano Del Desierto
LOCATION – Atacama Desert, Chile.
A lot of people think that desert are boring, but as Death Valley and the Atacama Desert prove, they can be the most interesting and disturbing places on earth.
6. Sedlec Ossuary
LOCATION – Sedlec, Czech Republic.
Apart from the awkard spelling, the Czech Republic is home to some truly disturbing sites, and the Sedlec Ossuary is a prime example.
5. Park of Monsters
LOCATION – Lazio, Italy
Also known as the Gardens of Bomarzo, the park of monsters was built sometime during the 16th century. It is a site of great grief and loss, the creator of most of the park was Pier Francesco Orsini, and his motivation was the death of his wife.
LOCATION – NEVADA, USA
Otherwise known as the “Loneliest Road in America” the 287 mile stretch of road between Ely and Fernley, Nevada, gives every traveler the chance to find or lose themselves.
LOCATION – Lukova, Czech Republic
St. George’s church, otherwise known as the Ghost church is littered with white statues of ghosts preying. Originally built in the 14th century, the church was in complete disrepair and was going to collapse soon
LOCATION – Pingfang, China
This location was advertised as the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung Army during WW2, but by the end of the war, it was discovered that the place was a covert biological and chemical warfare research center.
LOCATION – Arusha, Tanzania
Lake Natron is a salt and alkaline lake that provides no comfort for anyone around it. It is inhospitable for most species, but nature always finds a way.
This is a brief introduction to LifePoint. It’s a new church in the Baton Rouge area. Uber-cool people do church at LifePoint!
Forget your preconceived notions of Detroit. Some scenes shot inside the amazing churches of Detroit. Includes Sweetest Heart of Mary, Most Blessed Sacrament, Old Saint Mary, First Presbyterian, Saint Albertus, Christ Church, Saint Cecilia, Immaculate Conception, Saint Florian, Fort Street Presbyterian, Trinity Lutheran, Saint Johns, Sweetest Heart of Mary
You can find my photos of these churches at :
Nice church bells playing in Butte, MT
Relevant Praise Team doing their thing!
The Anthem – Planet Shakers
I am forgiven – Ricardo Sanchez
Aaron Overturf -Drums
Lesly Valbrun – Bass
Guitar (forgot his name smh)
Pastor Jonathan Bilima
First Lady Pauline Bilima