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Click on the button above or on the front cover to the right to read this 52-page double issue, dedicated to all who have served in our nation’s military. This issue includes articles on the Wreaths Across America ceremony at Robinson Memorial Gardens in Easley (by American Legion Post 52) (wreaths placed at the gravesites of more than 400 gravesites, including Captain Kimberly Hampton and Captain William Kennedy Mauldin), the Wreaths Across America ceremony at Sunrise cemetery in Pickens (by the Pickens County Historical Society and the City of Pickens), a wreath-laying at the gravesite of PFC Barrett Austin in Pickens for Wreaths Across America, the Fort Prince George Chapter of the DAR honoring local World War II veterans, World War II veteran Raymond Dawkins of Pickens being awarded the French Legion of Honor, Memories of World War II POW and Bataan Death March survivor Ben Skardon of Clemson, Memories of Korean War POW First Lieutenant Bill Funchess of Clemson, American Legion Post 52’s ceremony, honoring veterans, at Robinson Funeral Home in Easley, and Pickens County’s Veterans Parade in Liberty.

This 36-page issue features sermon messages from, in alphabetical order: Dr. Danny Akin (“Jesus is Everything to Me! The Glorious Truth of Philippians 1:21 Lived Out in the Life and Death of William Wallace”), Dr. David Gallamore (“Be a Lighthouse for Jesus”), Dr. Junior Hill (“The Valley of Baca”), Dr. Stuart Houston (“Obeying the Heavenly Vision”), Dr. Randall Jones (“How God Spells ‘Go'”), Dr. Herb Reavis (“Faith Among the Faithless”), and Dr. Keith Shorter (“Making God Smile”).

This 32-page in memory issue is dedicated in remembrance of several preachers (pastors and evangelists) previously interviewed by The Christian View magazine who have since passed to heaven: in alphabetical order, Dr. Sam Cathey, Rev. H.C. Couch, Dr. Jack Hester, Dr. Julius Scipio, Dr. Bill Stafford, and Dr. Fred Wolfe, as well as a guest article written for The Christian View magazine by Will Graham about his paternal grandparents, Dr. Billy Graham and Ruth Bell Graham.

This 28-page issue is dedicated in memory of Bobby Bowden, the legendary Florida State Seminoles Head Football Coach, celebrating his life and his legacy of faith, family, and football, with memories shared by all who spoke at his Celebration of Life service, in order: the Rev. Dr. Bobby Butler, Charlie Ward, Derrick Brooks, Mark Richt, Warrick Dunn, Mickey Andrews, Ginger Bowden Madden, Tommy Bowden, Terry Bowden, and the Rev. Dr. Ronny Raines, with music by Hope Ward, Winnie Heggins, the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Gospel Choir, and the Florida State University Marching Chiefs.

Below, The Christian View magazine is making the following past print issues available to read in digital format: a previous Veterans Tribute issue and The Christian View magazine’s Sesquicentennial issue, celebrating Pickens County’s 150th anniversary. These two issues were printed as special supplements to The Christian View magazine’s online magazine at that time.

This 44-page issue, the first issue printed by Lighthouse Printing, is dedicated to all who have served in the United States Armed Forces, including those Americans who gave the ultimate sacrifice, with articles about Barrett Austin, Kimberly Hampton, Charles Johnson, ‘Rut’ Liles, John Reaves, World War II POW Ben Skardon, Korean War POW Bill Funchess, Vietnam War POW Bill Austin, World War II veteran John Holcombe, Clebe McClary, Bob Nash, the Vietnam Moving Wall, Quilts of Valor, The Pickens County Veterans Parade and Salute to Veterans, the Honoring Their Service Ride, the American Legion, and more.

This 20-page oversized 11″x15″ issue celebrates Pickens County’s Sesquicentennial events and shares citizens’ memories from Pickens County’s Centennial celebration 50 years earlier.

Since 2004, The Christian View magazine has featured more than 1,700 individuals in hundreds of articles and more than 8,000 photographs, first in printed quarterly issues and then in The Christian View magazine’s former weekly online Christian news magazine. In late 2021, The Christian View magazine returned as a quarterly printed magazine, and each new print issue will also be available to read online on The Christian View magazine’s website.




pastors and evangelists (local and nationwide), 


Christian singers and musicians, 

Christian speakers and authors,


leaders in sports, 


leaders in government,


those who have overcome addictions, 

those who have faced health trials or have lost family members, 

those who have faced natural disasters, 

families who have adopted children from other countries, 

those who have gone on national and international mission trips.



Hope Women’s Center (pro-life crisis pregnancy center),

Operation Dragonfly/Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Park,

The Dream Center of Pickens County and homeless shelter program Opportunity Village,

The Parenting Place/Prevent Child Abuse Pickens County,

Helping Hands of Clemson (shelter and home for abused and neglected children),

Connie Maxwell Children’s Home,

MARY’S House (shelter for victims of domestic violence),

Safe Harbor (shelter for victims of domestic violence),

Home with a Heart (Christian rehabilitation home helping men overcome drug and alcohol addiction,

Celebrate Recovery of Pickens County,

Country Santa (providing toys to thousands of children at Christmas),

Feed a Hungry Child Pickens County,

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,

Operation Christmas Child,

Fellowship of Christian Athletes,

Good News Clubs,

Released Time for Bible Education/Pickens County Learning Center,

Teens for Christ,

Haven of Rest Ministries (helping people with addictions and homelessness),

Pickens County Meals on Wheels (providing meals delivered to senior citizens),

Camp McCall/McCall Royal Ambassador Camp,

The Gideons Liberty Camp,

The Gideons Pickens Camp,

Pickens County Advocacy Center (supporting survivors of assault and abuse),

Habitat for Humanity (building homes for families in need),

Pickens County YMCA’s Y Mentor Program for mentoring youth,

Pickens County Shelter of Hope (emergency homeless shelter),

Family Promise,

The American Legion Pickens Post 11,

The American Legion Post 52 of Easley,

The American Legion Post 67 of Liberty,

The Marine Corps League of Pickens County,

The Knights of Columbus,

The American Cancer Society,

The Daughters of the American Revolution Fort Prince George Chapter,

The Pickens County Historical Society,

The Pickens County Literacy Association,

The Pickens Lions Club,

The Central Lions Club,

The Easley Lions Club,

The Boy Scouts of Troop 51 in Pickens,

The Boy Scouts of Troop 134 in Central/Six Mile,

The Boy Scouts of Troop 227 in Liberty,

The Boy Scouts of Troop 45 in Walhalla,

The Cub Scouts Pack 130,

American Heritage Girls,

Christian motorcyclist groups,

Friends of the Pickens County Library,

The Pickens County Prison Ministry of local churches,

The Holly Springs Center,

The Hagood Community Center/Pickens Senior Center,

The Pumpkintown Community Club,

Central Railway Model and Historical Association,

Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail,

Upcountry Quilters Guild,

Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County,

Pickens County First Steps,

Clemson Sertoma Club,

Safe Kids Upstate,

Pickens Rotary,

Clemson-Calhoun Rotary Club,

Foothills Civitan Club,

Kiwanis Club,


Department of Social Services Foster Care,

Cafe Connections


Collins Ole Towne in Central,

The Pickens County Museum of Art and History,

The Central Railway Museum,

The Central History Museum,

The historic Bowen house/home to journalist Ben Robertson’s grandparents,

McKinney Chapel in Sunset,

Billy Graham’s childhood home and The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina,

The Lewis Family Homeplace in Lincolnton, Georgia,

Tiny Town in Easley,

Pickens Doodle Park and Doodle Trail,

Easley Doodle Park and Doodle Trail,

Pickens’ Town Creek Bike Park,

the Sign Barn in Pickens.


Pickens County’s Sesquicentennial events with more than 1,200 photographs (online),

Child Evangelism Fellowship’s fundraising banquet (including Good News Club),

veterans’ events of local American Legions including during Memorial Day and Veterans Day and the Dedication of the War Memorial Wall and Flagpole at the Post 11 Legion Hut,

Vietnam Moving Wall display, opening and closing ceremonies at Blue Ridge Electric,

Honoring Their Service Ride for Marines from Camp LeJeune,

Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Golf Tournament fundraiser for Operation Dragonfly/Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Park, 

The dedication of the Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Park,

Pickens community honoring Charles Johnson, first person from Pickens County to die in the Vietnam War,

DAR Fort Prince George chapter’s honoring Vietnam veterans and their families,

DAR Fort Prince George chapter’s honoring veterans of World War II,

Flags for Fallen Military and Patriot Guard Riders honoring the memory of PFC Barrett Austin,

Ephriam Rutledge ‘Rut’ Liles Monument dedication at Boy Scouts Troop 51 Scout Hut,

Quilts of Valor presentations to local veterans,

Milton Ponder’s receiving Quilt of Valor on behalf of his friends Rut Liles and John Reaves, who died in Vietnam in 1969,

Pickens County Veterans Parade in Liberty and ‘A Salute to Veterans’ event at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center,

Colonel Bill Austin, Colonel Ben Skardon, and First Lt. Bill Funchess (former Prisoners of War) speaking at Clemson University,

Clemson University’s 100th birthday celebration for Colonel Ben Skardon,

Former Prisoner of War 1st Lt. Bill Funchess presented The Order of the Palmetto,

Lieutenant Clebe McClary speaking in chapel service at Southern Wesleyan University,

Southern Wesleyan University’s new military monument paying tribute to Armed Forces,

Veterans begin walk across state to raise awareness for S.C. Arrows for Heroes,

Clemson University Military and Veteran Engagement welcoming veterans from South Carolina Arrows for Heroes at Scroll of Honor Memorial Park,

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative’s Blue Ridge Fest fundraiser for local charities,

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting,

The Pickens Azalea Festival,

The Central Railroad Festival,

Relay for Life of Pickens County fundraiser for The American Cancer Society, 

Relay for Life of Oconee County fundraiser for The American Cancer Society, 

The Dream Center of Pickens County’s fashion show fundraiser, 

The Six Mile Issaqueena Festival, 

Easley’s Spring Fling Festival, 

Liberty’s Celebrate Liberty Spring Festival, 

Pumpkintown’s Pumpkin Festival, 

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative’s annual Christmas tree lighting, 

The Brandon Reunion, 

The Model Train Expo, 

The Senior League Baseball World Series and Fan Fest in Easley, 

The National Christian College Athletic Association Baseball World Series in Easley, 

Events at The Hagood Mill, 

The Ride for the Child Motorcycle Run fundraiser for The Parenting Place, 

The Run for the Younguns fundraiser for Hope Women’s Center, 

The Wings and Wheels fundraiser for Pickens County Meals on Wheels, 

Partners for Prevention annual event to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month, 

Haven of Rest’s annual fundraising concert, 

The Walk for Life annual fundraiser for Hope Women’s Center, 

The Doodle Trail Fun Run fundraiser for MARY’S House, 

Get Colored Purple Fun Run fundraiser for MARY’S House and Safe Harbor, 

Upcountry Quilters Guild quilt show, 

filming of The Gaithers’ Homecoming Tent Revival at The Billy Graham Library, 

Events at Clemson University,

Events at Southern Wesleyan University, 

Events at The Pickens County Performing Arts Center, 

Events at The Pickens County Museum, 

Pickens’ Mountain Bike Race, 5-K Trail Run, and Doodle Trail Half-Marathon.



preachers and evangelists, 


Christian speakers and writers, 

leaders from charitable organizations, 

leaders in education, 

individuals who have written inspirational articles or about mission trips or about missionaries, 

and more.