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Name: Carlton Pruitt 
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 About Self
First let me echo what the Apostle Paul said about himself in Romans 7:18 "For I know that in me (that is in my flesh)dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not. For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do." That's me in a nutshell. If I have true faith it's because God in His sovereign mercy and grace gave it to me. As that old hymn says, 'Nothing in my hands I Bring; simply to the cross I cling. Life hasn't been an easy road for me to travel on but I thank my heavenly Father and the Lord Jesus Christ that His grace is sufficient for any trial or affliction I face or have faced. "Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word." Psalm 119:67 My father and my mother were never willing or able to care for me consistently so my great grandmother reared me until my uncle and aunt took me under their wings. This was during the rock n' roll sixties and Vietnam War. From there I moved to Mary Graham Hall which is a temporary children's shelter in French Camp,CA and then on to a foster home where I attended Linden High School. By high school graduation I had attended eight public schools. After high school I entered the Marine Corp Reserve. Little did I know how tough it would be but I survived and went back to my home town of Stockton where I graduated from San Joaquin Delta College and attended the University of the Pacfic majoring in communication. I did well in drama and the speech team and later honed my speaking skills with Toastmasters. During the first 38 years of my life I probably had over 30 jobs ranging from selling Electrolux vacuum cleaners door-to-door during my college days, Amway MLM, selling used cars, working at groups homes as a counselor and at a juvenile detention center for delinquents, food product demonstrator in grocery stores, I've sold Fuller Brush, my homemade chocolate chip cookies at flea markets and a local convenience store. I've cleaned carpets and owned and operated two businesses: Chimney cleaning and junk removal. During the winter months in northern Calif. I worked as a counselor in group homes because the junk removal business was slow due to the cold and rainy weather. In 1994 after deliberating whether to finish my bachelor's degree at a Christian school I decided against it because of my desire to pursue an acting career so in 1996 I moved to Hollywood. My first year I made it into the Screen Actor's Guild. I did a student film, independent film and extra work in several films like My Best Friend's Wedding, Austin Powers, Mad City, The Bachelor and others before launching a successful, new and improved junk removal service. Acting now was on the backburner and something the Lord gave me convictions against. After wandering from the Lord for too many years and doing alot of self-examination I've been blessed to find His mercy drawing me back to Himself and giving me the gift and passion for street preaching. I have several videos on www.YouTube.com under LAStreetPreacher and I continue to minister to others and learn more about God and his truth as found in His Holy word the Bible.
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07/21/15 Walking On the Water 94 Free to Share
07/21/15 Brilliant Doesn't Get You Brownie Points With God 108 Free to Share
07/20/15 Consider the Simplicity of Salvation As Seen In the Thief on the Cross 106 Free to Share
07/15/15 The Tyranny of Red Light Camera Tickets 110 Free to Share
07/14/15 Squeezing the Middle Class 84 Free to Share
07/01/15 Revelation and the 666 Mark 149 Free to Share
05/12/15 Letter to My Mother Elvada Roland Unknown Date 90 Free to Share
01/30/15 Seven Things to Do This Week 125 Free to Share
12/18/14 A Letter from Esther Agulian to Carl Pruitt November 4, 1984 130 Free to Share
12/12/14 Letter from My Mother to My Great Grandmother and Me Aug 13, 1966 114 Free to Share
12/12/14 Letter from My Mother to My Great Grandmother and Me Oct 4, 1966 129 Free to Share
12/07/14 Conspiracy Correspondence 237 Free to Share
11/11/14 Television and the Christian Home 182 Free to Share
10/28/14 Prayer From My Hollywood Apartment 127 Free to Share
10/21/14 God Is Not the Author of Confusion, In Defense of the King James Bible 396 Free to Share
10/16/14 Letter From Mrs Ada Doolittle on Aug 25, 1976 179 Free to Share
10/16/14 Letter from Esther Doolittle on Mar 18, 1975 166 Free to Share
10/13/14 Letter From My Step Father Dwain Pruitt to My GrandParents Elbert and Vada Overall 159 Free to Share
10/04/14 God's Sovereignty 249 Free to Share
09/30/14 A Letter from a Pastor to His Congregation 162 Free to Share
09/05/14 How Apostate Alice Bailey Planned the Destruction of Christianity 281 Free to Share
08/25/14 Popular Religion 101 Free to Share
07/29/14 What Did Jesus Mean In Matthew 11 Verse 28? 291 Free to Share
07/28/14 The Spotless Lamb 134 For Sale
07/22/14 The Black Door 167 Free to Share
07/15/14 Seeking God Correspondence 229 Free to Share
07/12/14 Is Dominionism Biblical? 275 Free to Share
07/11/14 Salvation Is of the LORD 209 Free to Share
07/10/14 Law and Gospel Correspondence 230 Free to Share
07/07/14 Our Lord's Warnings About Worry 173 Free to Share
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