It beats inside Paul Dawn Jr., a prolific writer who created Hill Country Thoughts to encourage people to walk more closely with the Lord.
Every day, Dawn
innermost thoughts about his
journey as a Christian and all that the Lord is teaching him.
honest and poignant writings tell of his
personal struggles, hard-won victories and the joys of learning to trust and follow Jesus Christ.
"Hill Country Thoughts
is a ministry," said Dawn
, who lived in Junction, Texas for nearly 30 years and now resides in Kennesaw, Georgia."It's a place where people can come and be encouraged by hearing about the goodness of the Lord.
My hope is to exhort others, lift them up, and bring them joy and laughter."
Dawn, a freelance writer and researcher, started Hill Country Thoughts in April 2004.
The Pinecrest Bible Training Center graduate
site has attracted more than 40,000 visitors.
Many have come from other countries - Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Malaysia, to name a few.
"I see the Lord intertwining people together," said Dawn
"We have been given a great opportunity to use the Internet for the Lord.
And we need more places where believers can come for plain old fellowship.
People need to know there is hope in a world that seems to have very little."
In addition to his
web page, Dawn
also writes for the website Crossmap.com and is co-moderator of Christian Writers Group
He also is a member of The Christian Authors Guild in Woodstock, Georgia and as well as a number of online writing groups.
Paul is a member of Junction First United Methodist Church.