NAA held Conference & Show in New Orleans July 9-13. Hurricane Barry was predicted to hit the Gulf Coast and might be causing damage in New Orleans. On Wednesday morning, we had flash flooding. Many of the NAA attendees left to go home. We even had some Texans to leave on Thursday morning.

God promises us through his word: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10

I left on Saturday and drove up through Mississippi to miss the storm.

Congratulations to Morgan Hopson for winning the Women’s Division Championship at NAA.

Congratulations to Angie & Craig Meier who were finalist in the International Auctioneers Championship at NAA.

FCAI was blessed with a great praise, worship, & business meeting.

Jeff McCon from Louisiana presented the message and Denny Stouffer from Maryland provided the songs.

This is the FCAI Board:
President: Joe Joyner
1st Vice President: Don Shearer
2nd Vice President: Senator Dennis Kruse
Secretary: Donna Bolton
Treasurers: Denny Stouffer &
Alvin Kaddatz
Board of Directors:
– Lisa Gay
– Amy Assiter
– John Gay
– Frank Imholte
– Sherman Hostetter
– Spanky Assiter
President-Emeritus: O.C. Mangold
Secretary-Emeritus: Joani Mangold
Treasurer-Emeritus: John Sisk

Lou Ann Young & TiWanna Kenney both held the alligator at the welcome party at NAA.

Carson Kaddatz played in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Victory Bowl game in Waco.

Please continue to pray for Clem Vetters who lost his wife & daughters in June.

Pray for Loyd Sawyers. Mary Sawyers went to be with the Lord. She attended several conventions & polished shoes & boots for those attending.

America’s Auction Academy supports FCAI at each auction school. A special thank you to Mike, Lori, and the students. The next auction school will be September 20-27, 2019.

I recently had to deal with a complaint at TDLR. The complaint was resolved. Todd Kercheval assisted me. If you need assistance with a matter at TDLR, you can contact myself or Todd.

Prayer Requests:
Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Smith, Lone Oak, TX
Sandy Dunning, Plano, TX
Joshua Rush, Hempstead, TX
Cindy Kaplan, Plano, TX
Brenda Kaddatz, Hillsboro, TX
Nancy Manning, Quinlan,TX
Pam Hall, Graham, TX
Corporal Blake Royston (deployed soldier)
Betty Burgess, Graham, TX
Patti Thomas, Mt. Pleasant, TX
Linda Owen, Sherman, TX
Mark Carriker, Boerne, TX
Ashley Harbour- Patti & Brett Thomas’ son, Mt. Pleasant, TX
Melissa Cloughly (deployed soldier)
David Taylor (deployed soldier)
Titus Wood- Dustin Wood’s Son
Terry & Lou Ann Water’s Son in Law Ryan Lystad
Kathy Eschberger, Elgin, TX

Praise Reports:
America’s Auction Academy-raised funds for FCAI

FCAI- motion passed that the business meeting will be opened with prayer at NAA Conference and Show.

TAA Convention- $1,892.00 raised for FCAI

Loved ones that have gone to be with the Lord:
Marvin Kent Gassaway 5-4-19
Monika Vetters 6-6-19
Veronica Vetters 6-6-19
Laura Vetters 6-6-19
Dusty Clater (Stepfather) 6-21-19
Marcus Connelly- Lou Ann & Terry Waters (brother in law) 7-1-19
Mary Sawyers- 7-23-19
Mother of Ronnie Garner Jr. 7-12-19

Please renew your FCAI membership if you haven’t renewed.

But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57

Be strong and courageous, do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. – Joshua 1:19

If you have a soldier deployed overseas, let us know. We send out our packages to them. If you would like to be on the FCAI e-mail list, send your e-mail address. Check our website or Facebook for praise reports, prayer requests, thank you notes and obituaries.

You can send contributions to FCAI, visit our website, or call 254-582-3000 with a credit card. Our address is: 535 HCR 4223, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

For online donations please visit: All donations are tax deductible.

May God bless and keep you.

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