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  1. 1. Grandmothers – Unsung Heroes. Women of Destiny, Ladies of Faith andExcellence. Changing Lives Through Prayer!The Old Song says: “I’m So glad You Prayed for Me!” Countless Sons and Daughters Lives Changed bya Praying Grandmother! White-Haired Women Reaching Great Heights on Their Knees! A RemarkableRead!PressReleaseLeader - March 6, 2013 - “GrandMamma’s Prayers,” don’t underestimate thepersistency and consistency of a praying grandmother!When we think of GrandMamma, we often think of good food, dress up days and Sunday morningchurch. GrandMamma’s Prayers records a simpler time in life. A time when the social, economic, orcultural status of a person was not the determining factor of a relationship.Life in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s was anything but uncomplicated. Yet, even with all the inherentuncertainties of these times, they were still some of the best of times and worst of times, all at thesame time.GrandMamma’s Prayers takes a nostalgic look at those bygone years. A time when a neighbor helpeda neighbor without expecting anything in return: when a ride in an old wagon was the highlight of thesummer and where Sundays’ were the official church days.So often you will hear people say, “You know my GrandMamma always said …”• or “My GrandMammaalways did …”• or “She taught me how to …”• These were testimonials to the unselfish work andlabor grandmothers carried out for their grandchildren and everyone around them.“What readers are saying about GrandMamma’s Prayers”“For those of us who were blessed enough to grow up with a strong family Christianmentor, GrandMamma’s Prayers speak to all of us. GrandMamma was an outspoken matriarch wholoved the Lord and loved her family enough to make sure each of them were well acquainted withHim.” –Cassandrah Batya
  2. 2. “This remarkable testimony of faith at its best explodes with Godly inspiration and hope to all whodare to believe the promises of God. The simplicity and power of faith demonstratedin GrandMamma’s Prayers transcends all natural logic and human frailties…very refreshing…” –DorisCarmona“When Pastor Langston gave me a signed copy of GrandMamma’s Prayers, I knew it would bedelightful reading. I instantly recalled the sweet chastening I received at Grandma’s knee. I knowfrom personal experience that whenever Grandma spoke, it sounded so good and rang out with suchtruth to your soul that it always gave me peace and calm. This book just might indeed save you froma messed up life, but more importantly keep you in touch with proven methods based on Christianprinciples handed down through the master prophets.” –Veodia Carroll“Once I started reading this book, I could not put it down…and I am not an avid reader.” –LarryDeering“Thank you for writing this book. I also had a grandmother that prayed for me.” –Chuck Dennison“This book is a bucket of ice water directed to a sleeping Church as well as a touching tribute to a littlewoman who reached great heights on her knees.” –Dennis and Gillian Doty“Exciting! A celebration of and for traditional morals and values that can only be taught by Grandma.Pastor Langston invites the reader into his home and the special relationship shared by him and hisGrandma. As you take this journey with Pastor Langston, you reflect back on you life with yourgrandparents and how they influenced your life. It is impossible to read this book without crying,laughing, and embarking on a journey of your own. A journey that causes you to reflect back on whotaught you your first prayers, took you to church, opened the Bible, and brought you into thepresence of God. You will never turn back.” –Tanya Dunlap“This was more than a book. It was a testimony to the power of a praying grandmother.” –SherylLeatherwood“This book shows true examples of how God works. It shows there is no limit to what God can do orwhom He can use. God bless the author. God is good, Amen” –Shennela PresleyTestimonials“When my maternal grandmother went home to be with the Lord, and we were going through herpersonal items, the comments made were evidence of her genuine faith also. “She read through thisBible so many times we’ve lost count,” said one. And even though I only visited her once every other
  3. 3. year, I always remember her having her Bible close at hand. That was the legacy passed on to mymother. I so desire to follow suit with my life and testimony, and leave a godly legacy for my childrenas well.” —Dara Bennett“My grandmother’s name is Estelle Marie Talley. She’s not here tonight. And this is going to be thetoughest part. But she was my first acting teacher. She told me to stand up straight. Put yourshoulders back. Act like you got some sense. We would go places. And I would wild out. And shewould say, “Act like you’ve been somewhere.” And then when I would act the fool, she would beatme. She would whup me. And she could get an Oscar for the way she whupped me because she wasgreat at it. And after she whipped me, she would talk to me and tell me why she whipped me. Shesaid I want you to be a southern gentleman. She still talks to me now. Only now, she talks to me, inmy dreams. And I can’t wait to go to sleep tonight because we got a lot to talk about. I love you.” —Jaime Foxx“She’s the one who taught me about hard work. She’s the one who put off buying a new car or a newdress for herself so that I could have a better life. She poured everything she had into me. Andalthough she can no longer travel, I know that she’s watching tonight, and that tonight is her night aswell.” — President Barack ObamaThe book is available worldwide, including Kindle, and in both paperback andhardcover.James Langston is available for interviews, media appearances, book signings, and speakingengagements.About the AuthorJames Langston is a retired naval officer, founder and senior pastor of the Pilgrim Outreach Ministries.He oversees day-to-day operations and ministry Internet feeds in the United States, Canada, and amyriad of international countries.He teaches in ministerial workshops, and gives primary leadership to the evangelism, administration,outreach and audio and visual departments of the ministry.Langston is the author of five other dynamic and uplifting books, The Building of a Church, Out of theAshes and Okay, I’m Saved, Now What? And The People Cried, “Give Us a King!” and The Will toSucceedHe lives with his wife and son in Naples, Italy. Langston and his wife are the proud parents of sixchildren and twelve grandchildren.Contact Information:
  4. 4. James Langston, Senior Pastor,Pilgrim Outreach Ministries Naples, “GrandMamma’s Prayers’”