America needs a revival

I was just a small boy when World War II broke out and my oldest brother joined the army and was sent to war. He was about to land in Japan when the war ended.

It was a happy day here in Newnan. I remember the car horns blowing and people being so excited, and R.D. Cole blowing their horn full blast.

There is something else I remember about World War II, and that was our churches were filled up because many had sons and husbands that were called to fight in that war.

I read just the other day a sermon in the Sword of the Lord newspaper by Shelton Smith, who said that most of today's churches are a haven of cobwebs.

America is in need of a revival like never before, because we can see that people have become caught up with fame and fortune rather than seeking to be a moral nation.

In today's world we are hearing about school shootings and young hoodlums breaking into homes and driving stolen cars and trucks into store fronts and looting all they can get away with.

That should tell all of us that we need a revival once again. We have so many children being born out of wedlock nowadays. When I was growing up here in Newnan, the decent girls would not date you unless their parents knew something about your background.

My concern is, will America have to endure a terrible disaster before we see a change in our society? God help us if we don't soon see America change from its present ways. Randall Harrison

Newnan



More Opinion

Becoming a health care mecca

A rather depressing statement came out of the mouth of the CEO of Piedmont Healthcare during a breakfast speech earlier this week. “On ... Read More


Rants, Raves & Really?!?

REALLY?!?: A Coweta man was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine after investigators discovered about one-half pound of the ... Read More


Georgia Says

Savannah (Ga.) Morning News on an Iranian radical's request for a U.S. visa: In 1979, Hamid Abutalebi was among the Iranian radicals who ill ... Read More


Who we really are

Glancing at The Newnan Times-Herald over the last few days, a prospective resident would have second thoughts about moving here. Funerals fo ... Read More


Rants, Raves & Really?!?

A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers: RANT: At this rate, we are unfortunately going to need a calculator to keep up w ... Read More

Georgia Says

Augusta Chronicle on control of the Internet The Internet is uniquely American. It was invented here. It is largely controlled here, and it ... Read More