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The Hyssongs join Hope To The Hill for Day 20 of 30 Days Of Prayer for the Nation

Written by Staff on October 28, 2016 – 8:58 am -

The Hyssongs

The Hyssongs

We are so honored to have my dear friends the The Hyssongs leading us in prayer for day 20 of the #30daysofprayer. They are a wonderful family sharing the Gospel through song. You can find them on Facebook here or on the web here.

Please join Dell in prayer and share this video!

We need God in this land once again to move in a way only He can.

#pleasesharethis

If you value prayer, please watch, pray along and share this video.

I ask that you take the challenge to pray for 30 days with us. For now however, please #watch, #pray, and #share this prayer with others and join us back here with Hope To The Hill tomorrow for another wonderful #prayer.
Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

If you have missed any of these videos, please visit and like the Hope To The Hill Facebook page to pray along and get updates on the prayer initiative. You can also visit the Hope To The Hill website for more information on this ministry.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.

Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.

Hyssongs

Hyssongs

More on The Hyssongs:

The Hyssongs perform at more than 250 events each year throughout the United States and Canada. They minister in churches, auditoriums and on Gospel singing cruises, as well as on television and radio.  Richard can be heard on his weekly syndicated national radio program called “Joy For The Journey”.  He also hosts a weekly television program called “Southern Style Praise”.  The Hyssongs have had the opportunity to sing to an audience of over 12,000 people on the main stage at the National Quartet Convention, perform at Renfro Valley’s All-Night Sing, annually perform at Dollywood, as well as Silver Dollar City.  Through Compassion International, the group has also been privileged to sing in El Salvador, Central America.

Working with the Inspire label, the Hyssongs record at Chapel Valley Studio in Sharps Chapel, TN.


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Chaplain Black prays on Day 17 of Thirty Days of Prayer for the Nation

Written by Staff on October 25, 2016 – 2:04 pm -

Nathan Kistler. #30DaysOfPrayer. Chaplain Black

Nathan Kistler. #30DaysOfPrayer. Chaplain Black

Once again, we join Nathan Kistler for Thirty Days of Prayer for the Nation, as we approach Election Day.

We were so honored to have the first African American Chaplain of the US Senate with us the for day 14 that we decided to share his prayer again with you all for day 17. Chaplain Black is one of the finest men I have ever known and folks need to see his prayer! Share it and like it!

Chaplain Black, leads multiple Bible studies every week in the US Capitol Building on top of his primary job of taking care of the 100 senators and those who work for them. I have spent much time in the Chaplain’s office and he has been such a blessing to me. I hope those of you who watch and join in prayer today can get an idea of what that is like.

Thank you Chaplain for joining us in our initiative. Forgive the abrupt ending as the Chaplain did this video on his cell phone. Please share this and join us here or at Hope To The Hill tomorrow for another prayer. We need leaders like the Chaplain who will speak truth and live lives of “Predictable Holiness” as the Chaplain always to me. #30daysofprayer

We need God in this land once again to move in a way only He can.
#pleasesharethis

If you value prayer, please watch, pray along and share this video.
I ask that you take the challenge to pray for 30 days with us. For now however, please #watch, #pray, and #share this prayer with others and join us back here with Hope To The Hill tomorrow for another wonderful #prayer.

Nathan Kistler - 30 Days of Prayer. Chaplain Black for Day 17

Nathan Kistler – 30 Days of Prayer

If you have missed any of these videos, please visit and like the Hope To The Hill Facebook page to pray along and get updates on the prayer initiative. You can also visit the Hope To The Hill websitefor more information on this ministry.

Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.

Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.


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Gary Dull joins Nathan Kistler on Day 15 of 30 Days of Prayer for the Nation

Written by Staff on October 23, 2016 – 4:08 pm -

Gary Dull. Day 15 of 30 Days of Prayer for the Nation

Gary Dull. Day 15 of 30 Days of Prayer for the Nation

We are honored to have a our great ministry partner and one of Dave Kistler’s radio co-hosts for “Stand In The Gap” radio. Gary Dull has stood for truth for many years and we are thrilled to have him lead us for day 15 of the #30daysofprayer initiative. Please join Pastor Gary in prayer today and share this video! We need the Lord in America more than ever.

We need God in this land once again to move in a way only He can.
#pleasesharethis

If you value prayer, please watch, pray along and share this video.
I ask that you take the challenge to pray for 30 days with us. For now however, please #watch, #pray, and #share this prayer with others and join us back here with Hope To The Hill tomorrow for another wonderful #prayer.

Nathan Kistler - 30 Days of Prayer. Peggy Nienaber Day 7

Nathan Kistler – 30 Days of Prayer

If you have missed any of these videos, please visit and like the Hope To The Hill Facebook page to pray along and get updates on the prayer initiative. You can also visit the Hope To The Hill website for more information on this ministry.

Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.

Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.


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Nathan Kistler: Day 11 of Thirty Days of Prayer for the Nation

Written by Staff on October 18, 2016 – 4:37 pm -

Nathan Kistler from Hope to The Hill

Nathan Kistler from Hope to The Hill

Join Nathan Kistler today for day 11 of the #30daysofprsyer initiative. Our nation needs the Lord now more than ever. Come back here with @hopetothehill tomorrow for another prayer! #pleasesharethis and #pray.

We need God in this land once again to move in a way only He can.

#pleasesharethis

If you value prayer, please watch, pray along and share this video.

I ask that you take the challenge to pray for 30 days with us. For now however, please #watch, #pray, and #share this prayer with others and join us back here with Hope To The Hill tomorrow for another wonderful #prayer.

If you have missed any of these videos, please visit and like the Hope To The Hill Facebook page to pray along and get updates on the prayer initiative. You can also visit the Hope To The Hill website for more information on this ministry.

Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.

Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.


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Peggy Nienaber of Faith and Action on Day Seven of 30 Days of Prayer for the Nation

Written by Staff on October 13, 2016 – 10:10 am -

Nathan Kistler - 30 Days of Prayer. Peggy Nienaber Day 7

Nathan Kistler – 30 Days of Prayer. Peggy Nienaber Day 7

Nathan Kistler writes: We are honored to have my dear colleague and friend Peggy Nienaber (see her Facebook page) of  Faith & Action leading us in prayer for day 7 of the #30daysofprayer initiative. Please join Peggy in prayer and #pleasesharethis with your friends. We need God in America at this moment more than ever. Join us here at Hope To The Hill again tomorrow for another special prayer.

We need Christians who are willing to take a stand and not be ashamed of the Gospel. I,Nathan Kistler am the director at Hope To The Hill, and I ask that you take the challenge to pray for 30 days with us. For now however, please #watch, #pray, and #share

If you have missed day 1-7, please visit and like our page to pray along and get updates on days 7-30 of the prayer initiative. You can also visit us at the Hope To The Hill website for more information on our ministry.

Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

Did you miss Day One? Click here.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.

Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.

 


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Pastor Greg Locke: Day Six of 30 Days of Prayer for the Nation

Written by Staff on October 13, 2016 – 7:02 am -

Pastor Greg Locke

Pastor Greg Locke

We are truly honored to have Pastor Greg Locke leading us in prayer for day six of the #30daysofprayer initiative. Pastor Greg has taken such a stand for truth here on social media over the years and we are truly grateful.

We need Christians who are willing to take a stand and not be ashamed of the Gospel. I, Nathan Kistler am the director at Hope To The Hill, and I ask that you take the challenge to pray for 30 days with us. For now however, please #watch, #pray, and #share Pastor Greg’s prayer with others and join us back here at Hope To The Hill tomorrow for another wonderful #prayer. If you have missed day 1-5, please visit and like our page to pray along and get updates on days 7-30 of the prayer initiative. You can also visit us at the Hope To The Hill website for more information on our ministry.

Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

Did you miss Day One? Click here.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.

Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.

 


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McMillan and Life needs our prayers

Written by Staff on October 13, 2016 – 4:52 am -

Ashli McMillan Doolin

Ashli McMillan Doolin

Jimmy McMillan of duo McMillan and Life – and his family – need our prayer. McMillan’s daughter, Ashli, 32, is in the end stages of brest cancer.

Jimmy says, “Never in a million years would I have dreamed life would bring us all to this place. Watching as my beautiful Ashli McMillan Doolin fades away before our eyes. Knowing the end is quickly approaching…In the few moments when Ashli is able to rest I watch her sleep and try to think on all the good moments we’ve had and push the thoughts of the present to the back of my mind. Sometimes it works but mostly it doesn’t.

McMillan and Life

McMillan and Life

“There comes a point in every battle where the outcome is clear and one must simply pray for and embrace the peace that comes with it’s end. Tonight as I care for my little girl, I have come to that decisive moment. It’s a moment where the desire to see her suffer no more outweighs my selfish desire to not experience the pain of losing her. When I know that nothing we can do will relieve her pain or soothe her continual restlessness. In this moment, as we can see our time running out, it’s more clear than ever that without a miraculous healing, she will only experience this relief when she is in the presence of Jesus. So tonight my prayer is Lord please move to heal my child however you see fit, just heal her.”

Please join all of us at SGNScoops as we pray for Ashli, her husband and young son, Jimmy, Liz, and their whole family. They are in need of strength, grace and peace that can only come from our heavenly Father.

Please leave your notes of encouragement on Jimmy’s Facebook page here.


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Day Four of Thirty Days of Prayer for the Nation Features Paul Pruitt

Written by Staff on October 10, 2016 – 4:14 pm -

Day 4 of 30 Days of Prayer: Paul Pruitt

Day 4 of 30 Days of Prayer: Paul Pruitt

 

It is day four of the #30daysofprayer initiative and we are honored to have Paul Pruitt of Bethel Colony Of Mercy, Inc. in Lenoir NC leading us in prayer! Bethel Colony houses men who struggle with addiction and gives them the only remedy which is Jesus. Dave Kistler and Nathan Kistler have been ministering at Bethel for many years.

Please pray with us today for our nation and for God to heal our land. Please #watch, #pray, #share and join us here at Hope To The Hill again for the next 26 days of prayer.

Join us tomorrow, here on SGN Scoops or on the Hope To The Hill Facebook page as we continue each day for a total of 30 days, praying for the Nation, moving toward the election.

Did you miss Day One? Click here.

You can contact Hope To The Hill at 202-770-7300 or email Nathan at Nathankistler@gmail.com. For more on Hope To The Hill, click on the website.
Nathan Kistler is a monthly columnist with SGNScoops magazine.

 


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Hurricane Matthew

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on October 6, 2016 – 9:00 am -

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Matthew

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Matthew

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Matthew

STUART, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott met with emergency management officials in Tallahassee and Stuart, and is continuing to travel the state to meet with emergency management officials and National Guardsmen as the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew, a life-threatening category three storm. Florida remains under both tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings. Governor Scott has remained in constant communication with state and local leaders, utility companies, sheriffs, and volunteer organizations who are working to ensure the state is prepared for the storm.

EVACUATIONS

  • More than 1.5 million Floridians are currently in evacuation zones.
  • Brevard County: Mandatory Evacuations of Merritt Island, barrier island, low-lying areas and mobile homes.
  • Broward County: Voluntary evacuations have begun for mobile homes and low lying areas.
  • Clay County: Voluntary evacuations have begun.
  • DeSoto County: Voluntary evacuations have begun for manufactured homes, RVs and low lying areas.
  • Duval County: Voluntary evacuations have begun.
  • Flagler County: Mandatory evacuations have begun.
  • Indian River: Mandatory evacuations have begun for barrier islands, mobile homes, and low lying areas.
  • Martin County: Voluntary evacuations have begun for barrier islands, low-lying areas, and mobile homes.
  • Miami-Dade County: Voluntary evacuations have begun for mobile homes, low-lying, and unstable structures.
  • Nassau County: Voluntary evacuations have begun.
  • Palm Beach County: Voluntary evacuations have begun for barrier islands, mobile homes, substandard housing, flood prone areas, and those living in high rises close to the Intracoastal Waterway. Mandatory evacuations begin today.
  • Johns County: Mandatory evacuation orders have begun.
  • Lucie County: Voluntary evacuations have begun for barrier islands, mobile homes, and low lying areas.  Mandatory evacuations begin today.
  • Volusia County: Mandatory evacuations have begun for barrier islands, low-lying areas, and mobile homes.

 

Floridians and visitors can go to FloridaEvacuates.com or download the Florida-Evacuates app to enter their location and see shelters available in their area.

We At SGNScoops are praying for all of our friends on the East coast.

As a Christian you will go through some tough times, but remember storms never last forever. In the midst of the storm seek the Lord and run unto Him for shelter. He will protect and help you get through the storm.

Psalm 107:28-31 says….Yet when they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, the Lord brought them out of their distress. He calmed the storm and its waves quieted down. So they rejoiced that the waves became quiet, and he led them to their desired haven.


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Carla and Redemption Ministries guest star in SGNScoops’ Fast Five

Written by Staff on August 22, 2016 – 2:25 pm -

Carla & Redemption

Carla and Redemption

Welcome to a new edition of SGNScoops’ Fast Five! Today we talk with Carla and Redemption Ministries, a mixed group from Lumberton, North Carolina. This family group presents Country-flavored Southern Gospel and Worship songs with a live band. It is a pleasure to hear artists sing with live music and the band allows Carla and Redemption Ministries (C&R) a lot of flexibility in style and format. C&R presents current and original music with an honesty and skill you will enjoy, in a style reminiscent of the McGruders and the Crabb Family.

We were happy to see that C&R also has young people as a part of their group, training up the youth to become leaders in the Gospel music industry. Carla Monds is joined by Jordan Monds, Helen Oxendine, Earl Monds, Tim Bledsole, Kilynn Kline and Colton Locklear. The group travels throughout North Carolina, and into South Carolina, West Virginia, Georgia, Pennsylvania, from Florida to Arizona. We hope you enjoy reading more from Carla Monds, sharing about Carla and Redemption Ministries!
SGN: Tell us when Carla & Redemption Ministries was formed?
C&R: We began as a ministry in 1993.
SGN: Would you share your testimony with us? 
C&R: Our ministry is centered around deliverance and healing. We have been a witness to God’s miraculous power over the years. We have seen folks come out of wheelchairs, come off drugs and God has placed a special anointing on our ministry to pray for folks to have children.
When I was 10 weeks pregnant with my only (natural) child, I began to hemorrhage. I was rushed to the hospital and told that I had miscarried and I should contact my OBGYN to follow up, and I was given paperwork on what to do after a miscarriage.  About an hour later, after prayer,  the bleeding got worse. I returned to the hospital because I was weak.
We sincerely asked GOD to save our baby, we declared HIS word and asked for an ultrasound. We were told that no technician available but, after insisting,  someone was brought in and the ultrasound report read as follows: fetus intact, heartbeat strong, due date 6/25/95.  What a mighty GOD we serve!
The remainder of the pregnancy was tough. They said the baby would likely be premature, possibly wouldn’t make it, but “GOD said live” and our son was born late and at 10 lbs.  Jordan, is now 21 years old. He is our drummer, singer and a rising senior at Campbell University, where he is studying Business. Jordan plans to be a corporate attorney.
Over the years God has lead us to pray for numerous people struggling with this issue and when we come back to church many of them present bouncing, beautiful babies that GOD has sent.  I wouldn’t wish the pain on anyone that we faced but knowing that God sends His anointing where we faced the greatest problems makes it all worth while, we give Him all the glory!
Carla and Redemption

Carla and Redemption

 

SGN: Tell us how and where we can buy your CD and hear your music?

C&R: You can visit our Carla & Redemption Facebook page or call us (910) 736-1226.

SGN: What are some future goals for the ministry of Carla and Redemption Ministries? 
C&R: We hope to be able to reach new areas of ministry and touch hearts that have never heard of us before. Most of the group members are Native American from the Lumbee Tribe out of N.C. We want to continue to tell the story that people may be changed and live a better life and ultimately see Jesus one day.
SGN: Carla, Of all the years you have been traveling, has there been one singing, concert, or event that stands out and why? 
C&R: Several years ago we were headed home from Virginia and we began to have trouble with the van, something with the electrical system. For some reason everyone wasn’t with us that weekend (of course) and none of us knew anything about vehicles. We had stopped in Kenly, NC and called our friends at Lucoma Church of God and they helped us.
We thought the problem was fixed and they asked if we wanted them to follow us but we told them we would be okay. We headed down the road and started talking about how good it is to have friends and most of all to have GOD in front of us watching out and in back of us.
13124488_10207296391225423_3115394920858363987_nSuddenly the phone rang. It was the pastor’s wife. She said, “Sister Carla, just wanted to let y’all know that we are following you until you get to the exit your family lives on!” Wow! I thought, “God is so good!” I told her we would be okay, so they turned around.
In few moments, on a very dark section of I-95, the van stopped right in the middle of the road. We couldn’t push it so we were sitting ducks. We called the police, but it took a bit for them to arrive. Meanwhile, the van sat in the black night, no lights, in the middle of I-95. As we stood beside the road, we began to notice that all of the tractor trailers and cars that were flying by us were in the other lane. I looked down the road and it literally looked like someone was directing traffic, telling everyone to move over. I knew it was GOD. When the trooper arrived, he said,  “Ma’am are you telling me y’all have been standing beside this road, and that van has been in the road like that and hasn’t been hit?” I replied, “Yes sir!” He replied, “That had to be GOD!”
Carla and Redemption have a lot of blessings to share with their audiences and a lot of good music as well. We hope you try to hear this group when they are in your area. Thanks so much to Carla for sharing what God is doing through Carla and Redemption. For booking information, contact Carla Monds at (910)736-1226 or carlaspersonal@hotmail.com.

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