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Welcome to The Gathering Place is a free membership, Christian based, forum “Ezine.” We have many interesting forums that cover a wide range of subjects in the Christian, Gardening, Writers and Miscellaneous Sections. Please scroll down this page to see all of the different forums. We hope that you will join our site and post often.
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Featured Posts of Interest
Because there is so much information available at TGP that it is difficult to keep up with everything, from time to time we will point out different things that might be of interest to our viewers here on our website.
Test Forum
This is the site test forum. This is the place you will want to test your abilities to post pictures or other things.
BeBe's Thoughts and Inspirations
BeBe shares her inspirational poetry and other current inspirational ideas with us here in this forum.
Christian Poems and Prose
This forum contains a growing collection of inspirational writings. You are invited to post your own poems and prose or those of your favorite authors here.
CHRISTmas Luke 2:2-20 - Christmas is a celebration of the birth of our Lord, the Messiah, Jesus Christ. It is a time for worship, fellowship, warmth, gifts, song, good food, parties and memories. This forum is for all things pertaining to Christmas.
CHRISTIAN Beliefs and Ideas
This would be the appropriate place for posting writings of a religious nature concerning God/Jesus. I hope you enjoy this forum. "Praise the Lord"
Christian Thoughts
Use this forum for discussing or posting thoughts on topics that aren't included in the other Christian forums.
Favorite Bible Verses with Inspiring Photos
The Bible has many verses in both the Old and New Testaments which offer comfort, encouragement, and hope to Christians. The many favorite Scripture verses in this forum will hopefully speak to you in a very special way.
God's Faithful Servants
Many women, men and young people have faithfully served our Lord throughout the ages. This forum will attempt to tell about some of them. Some will be well known personalities and some will probably be known to only a few of the people who write or read these accounts.
Short Christian inspirational gleanings from many different sources.
Issues Christians Face Today
ALWAYS REMEMBER: Psalms 62 KJV 6 He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defense; I shall not be moved. 7 In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God. 8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us.
Prayer Requests
Please enter your prayer requests in this forum. Please join us in lifting up these prayers to our Lord here at
Reflections from Jim
Jim is committed to the inerrancy of the Bible and the reliability of Scripture. He has spent most of his "ministry life" working on and teaching creation and prophesy.
Steven Wright Clarkson - His Writings, Music and Poetry
"Steven Wright Clarkson is an Austin-based mandolin-toting Pastor. In a world that seems every day a little more riddled with selfish-driven behavior and attitudes, Clarkson has selflessly devoted his life to bringing the word and majesty of Jesus Christ to the people." Rob Turner-Atlanta based music critic
Study the Bible with Martha
Martha is an accomplished and experienced Bible Study leader. She is truly a tireless worker for the Lord.
Wayne's Bible Studies
Wayne has been a Sunday School and Bible Study teacher for many years.
Witnessing For the Lord - Share Your Testimony
Welcome to the Witnessing Forum here at I hope it will be an inspiration for each and everyone. Come on everyone! Share your faith with others.
LET'S TALK GARDENING......all types of gardening! The ins & outs; ups & downs; the trials & errors we've all faced at one time or another. Post your pictures here and enjoy the pictures posted by others.
Horticulture Medley
This forum is for a diverse assortment or mixture of horticulture subjects. There is a wealth of information and many interesting subjects, quotes, poems and stories that pertain to nature and plants and this is the perfect place to post them.
Kelli's World
Facts, photos and other information concerning the natural beauties of nature, of living things and the outdoors. This includes plants, animals and landscapes
Plant and Garden Photos
Show us the pictures that you have taken of your plants and gardens and those that you have seen elsewhere.
Writer's Corner
Al's Nuggets of Wisdom
Al gives you the benefit of his knowledge on many topics plus he shares photos that contain inspirational “Words to the Wise” in his new popular thread by that same title.
At Home Away from Home
CajuninKy is a pastor’s wife who lives in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Her goal with this forum is to share her everyday life experiences in the hope that they might be an encouragement to someone. She would also like to give everyone a glimpse into the "normal" happenings of a pastor and his family.
From My Heart
Snookie (Danny) is a fine young Christian father of two wonderful children. He is a man with a real heart for the Lord and for being a good husband and father. He is a tireless worker in his own church and is a true witness for the Lord in the business place.
Greetings from Kelli-fornia
And what is Kelli-fornia? It's California through the eyes of Philippians 4:8 "Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things." Some topics will be religious and some secular, but I plan for them all to be "of good report".
Mary's Journal
Join Mary at her ranch home in Oregon. Get to know Mary and find out what the Lord is doing in her life. Go with her on her endurance rides, learn all about her gardening hobby, raising sheep, and the many other interesting things that she does each day.
Smokey's Collection of Writings, Inspirations, and Images

A handy compendium of facts, figures, histories and curiosities gathered together to inform and entertain our friends who are relaxing at home or elsewhere, season in and season out.
Share interesting information and photos concerning the world of the arts.
Camping and Outdoor Living
Camping - This is the place to share ideas concerning your camping trips. Pictures of your camping experiences would be nice to share with others also.
Children - Parents and Grandparents
Children - This forum is to share our experiences and ideas concerning the raising and teaching of children. This forum can obviously cover a wide range of subjects.
Computers and Other Electronics
Computers - This is the forum for posting anything related to the computer and other electronics. Have fun and share your knowledge and skills with others.
Daily Bible Scriptures and Thoughts for the Day
This forum is for entering Bible scriptures and interesting quotes from famous and not so famous people concerning the daily subject.
This is the forum to share ideas and photos concerning your decorating projects. You can ask questions and our members might be able to give you some ideas if you are facing a problem with your decorating. Let's have fun here and share our ideas.
This is the forum for discussions about subjects that aren't already handled by a forum.
In this forum we can discuss research methods, seminars, resource materials, successes and failures in your genealogy research attempts.
Health and Safety
Health and Safety - Let's share safety tips here that include things that we can do to make our lives safer.
There are MANY fascinating things that have happened through the ages that would not normally be known by everyone so please feel free to share your knowledge with us here at this forum.
Hobbies and Crafts
Tell us about your favorite hobbies or crafts projects. Pictures and instructions would be greatly appreciated. This would be a good place to ask questions concerning some project you would like to learn or to create.
Share information concerned with the many different holidays that many of us celebrate. It would be nice to share photos of these celebrations also. Please don't post information concerned with holidays that are contrary to Christian beliefs.
Home and Family
A Christian Home Is the Canvas Where Your Memories Are Painted. The topics in this forum can range anywhere from raising a family to how to sand your kitchen floor. Any topic concerning the home that isn't already covered in another forum can be talked about here.
Humor - Everyone loves a good joke. We can share those jokes here. Bring on the GOOD humor..... "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. "
Media - In this forum, let's discuss old or new --- books, movies, videos, newspaper columns and articles, etc.
Music - Let’s talk about one of my favorite subjects. Music is so important in our lives. In this forum we will be talking about music, both past and present, and sharing our knowledge of many different music subjects and events.
Welcome to the Miscellaneous Forum. Please feel free to post any subjects or pictures here that are not related to the other forums that we have already started.
On This Day
Some brief thoughts to begin the day, raise your spirits, add inspiration and also make you revel in the wonders of living a meaningful Christ centered life.
Over the Backyard Fence - Member Chit Chat
Spend a little time here chatting with other membes for a little while. It is a good way to get to know each other.
Please post poems, pictures, writings and ideas concerned with being patriotic and sharing our love for our wonderful country. THE PRICE OF LIBERTY IS ETERNAL VIGILANC. "God Bless America."
Personal Improvement
Let's discuss things here that can help us improve ourselves in lots of different ways. You can share your ideas here and communicate with others concerning your interests and goals.
Pets and Animals
Pets - Tell us about your pets or other interesting animal facts in this forum. You can also post pictures of your pets or other animals here.
Poetry, Prose and Thoughts
The poetry here can be original writings posted by our members or it can be material gathered from other sources.
Photography and Photos
Photography and Photos - Discuss all aspects of photography, share tips and hints, ask questions about cameras and literature related to the subject, and share your treasured photos with other photographers.
Recipes - We can share our favorite or just good sounding recipes and serving tips here.
Let's discuss your favorite sport. This forum can include any topics that have anything to do with sports of any type.
The Day's Happenings
What happened today that you think would be of interest to others. Now it is time to share your thoughts.
Trash to Treasure
Share your ideas, pictures and thoughts with us concerning do-it-yourself projects for making old items serve new purposes.
Travel - Share your memories and photos of your wonderful or terrible trips to all parts of the world. You can also give information for safer and easier traveling.
Web Ring Links
These are links to websites that belong to our members or belong to persons who have added our site link to their website.
Praise Him in the Verse
Poetry, Prose and Praise by Nicki
bilz newsletters
I am starting a new newsletter that will contain Bible teaching. Most of it will be things I have written but some other articles may show up from time to time. These articles will be doctrinal in nature and come from the last eleven years of teaching and over forty years of study. I hope they will be of value to those who read them.
Evangelism and Missions
Matthew 28:18 -19-20 KJV 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Reflections by Carla Vaughn
Sharon's Thoughts and Meditations
Sharon is a retired high school art teacher who has made a very inspiring transition in her life as a retiree and widow to a very full life as an artist, writer and museum art director.
Opinion Polls - Just for Fun
Take a Fun Online Opinion Poll. Vote for Your Favorites. We will add new polls on a regular basis. Please feel free to vote in our polls. It's all just for fun! If you have a question you would like for us to use, please contact God’s Warrior. You must be a registered member of TGP in order to vote.
Sir William's Thoughts and Observations

Informative Themes/Articles - It is time to dust off our old school theme writing skills and publish informative articles here for everyone to read and learn from our endeavors. If you have subjects that you are researching or have skills in certain areas that you could share with others, this is the place to post them.
Story Time
Tell us a story! The stories must be originals that you would like to share with the readers of the forum. Pictures can be placed at any point in the post to add interest to the story. You may continue the stories as long as you want by simply adding a new post/chapter as you progress through the telling of the tale.
Get To Know Our Members
Let's get acquainted in this forum. It will be more fun reading the posts of our members if we know something about them.
Gleanings from the Harvest of Life by Bill Farrar

Words of Love
Poems, Prose and Thoughts by Linda Laybolt and Eva Dimel
Writings by Tejas
Gary West brings you some of his beautiful poems and other writings that come from deep within his heart.
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