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Name: Carlton Pruitt 
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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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10/01/13 YOUR HEALTH MAY BE AT RISK If You Eat This Food 429 Free to Share
09/26/13 Why Pastors Won't Take a Stand 284 Free to Share
09/11/13 In Remembrance of 911 163 Free to Share
09/10/13 Twas Sovereign Grace 138 For Sale
09/03/13 Should We Join A Local Church? 264 Free to Share
08/31/13 A Letter From Angie Estrada to Carl Pruitt When He Was In Mary Graham Hall Nov 1971 309 Free to Share
08/30/13 A Letter from Raylene Lindsey When I was At Mary Graham Hall Children's Shelter Sep 28, 1971 334 Free to Share
08/30/13 Is Obama Acting As A Dictator? 253 Free to Share
08/28/13 Bible Quiz 157 Free to Share
08/21/13 NWO and Zionist Media Control 294 Free to Share
07/29/13 Naturalism Versus Supernaturalism 353 Free to Share
07/27/13 A Tribute To The Godly 214 Free to Share
07/20/13 What Should We Think of the Carnal Christian? 383 Free to Share
07/05/13 Letter From My Mother When I Was At Mary Graham Hall Children's Shelter July 25, 1971 203 Free to Share
06/21/13 Come Unto Me 369 For Sale
06/20/13 Who Cashes In When the Government Spies On You? 218 Free to Share
06/19/13 Increase My Faith Lord 157 For Sale
06/18/13 Why You Need To Encrypt Your Internet Activity 556 Free to Share
06/15/13 Letter To the UOP Pacifican A Sacrament Issue? On October 8, 1987 192 Free to Share
06/08/13 Bible Quiz Who Spoke These Words? 214 Free to Share
06/08/13 A Book Review On Robert Higgs Against Leviathan Government Power and a Free Society 523 Free to Share
06/07/13 Article Written to the UOP Pacifican Fear Causes and Consequences On April 9, 1987 212 Free to Share
06/06/13 Are You Born Again? 224 Free to Share
05/31/13 Letter From Hollywood Re Amillennial Article 172 Free to Share
05/28/13 Letter From My Mother When I Was At Mary Graham Hall June 6, 1971 165 Free to Share
05/26/13 Letter From My Mother When I Was At Mary Graham Hall Children's Shelter May 1, 1971 191 Free to Share
05/25/13 Psychiatry And Its Free Market Champion Dr Thomas Szasz 245 Free to Share
05/23/13 My Stay At Mary Graham Hall Children's Shelter 1195 Free to Share
05/23/13 Letter From My Mother Elvada Roland April 27, 1971 161 Free to Share
05/21/13 Letter to the Editor Of UOP's Pacifican Media, Propaganda Keep Apartheid Issue Alive and Well Nov 20, 1986 274 Free to Share
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