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May 13, 2022 7:00 pm
Stu is at Gullion's Christian Supply with founder Dwight Gullion and his family, as they celebrate the store's 30th anniversary. They talk about the mission of Gullion's and where Dwight sees God taking their operation in the next 30 years.
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There's all kinds of shirts and hats results Kaiser call gospel traction get in one of my favorite Christian bookstores on planet Earth. I try to go there anytime I can as much as I can. One of our first ever Truth Network partners back and we only had one little radio station goalie inscription supply of sitting next to the founder here. His family spent a part of this goalie and white goalie in his little guy with a with a top hat on Lucas uncle Dwight legally and he's not a my little one is three years old is he the baby yes sir, I believe no baby but he is the babies are already young young people. Young balloons are well. There are 8 billion children. Lucas is the littlest and Isaac and Shadrach and Cyrus Chloe and Phoebe and Titus and Josiah how to keep track of it this year but I have four kids. I have a heart you would drag on them that they get all their name on the downline but they range from 3 to 20. While no one year.
This interview will be after. But today's a special day by going in, and this holds the whole families out there all dressed up. You got you had Huntersville coming out of or giveaway door prizes every 30 minutes. $30 off incredible deals.
What what what is today. What's significant about this day. It was in April 1992 that my father and I got the bookstore minister started here in the Winston-Salem area and so we've been serving the Lord for these 30 years and to celebrate that we are today giving away a $30 gift certificate every 30 minutes withdrawing and were giving 30% discounts on products and a lot of other things that a lot of free giveaways, books and food, and pans and magnets and all kinds of stuff that were doing to honor my father in our ministry for all these years and were just really blessed and honored that all these people are coming out. Yes, it's been hundreds of people while in your your fathers in heaven and he's in heaven with the man that preached his his funeral Bobby Robertson there both together now right that's right. We were just a method today about her absent grandson came by I was telling him how influential Bobby Robertson there gospel light Baptist Church at Benning in my father's life.
Yes, dad went to heaven back in 2012 and we miss him and looking forward to seeing you someday were in King North Carolina is also goalie ends in Statesville. There's also going is online anywhere in the world you are which that website at www.galleons.com, although it's not shop yet we're working on that, but you can call anytime and we be happy to wait on you got little oh thank you yeah Jay you'll be careful. Now the goalie ends her young people of your route.
Can you wrap both of those for me also got some special gift to give way a Christian radio over 2000 use Christian books here all kinds of jellies even Carico books by a couple talk shows that we do have first were Jesus and last words of Jesus. There's some local fellow that is written six to think his name is yes we we love have those on the shelf goalie through Sabina, you said something II honed in on earlier just a little bit ago Dwight goalie in a 30 year anniversary here. Big year for you banner year for goalie inscription supply you said when dad and I started this ministry.
Tell us about how you see this is using the bookstore you got a cash register. You charge money for these books and Bibles and things, but some folks see Christianity as an industry you said ministry tell us about that what we as look at ourselves as the provider of resources for the Christian community and for the churches in the area you have to have materials like this to help you grow you got have Bibles you need good home to core with Bible verses on it and in your home any good books to encourage new devotionals in any good music, and so the churches that's what God and the Lord came to us establishes church and they do what he wants in the but are role is to support those charges and the support individual Christians in the area to provide the materials that they need to continue to grow in the Christian life on how to deal white goalie and get to this point ganache brother D. Wayne, you did a great family all goalie and his family.
I've known you for years. We played some ball together not doing as much of that now, as I like to all these bang ups and injuries, but how did you come to know the Lord and what got you excited about this things you are one of those passionate people I know about sharing Christ, especially through literature through Bibles and getting people into God's work while I'm originally from Hazzard, Kentucky, and when I was first born. I was brought home from the hospital to a crib behind the counter of Christian bookstore and has a Kentucky so it's I was born into it. But now I consider to be a calling that the Lord is put on my life just because I was born into.
It doesn't mean that I was mama called out. I was got called to do this and to provide, so it's in the census it like a work of evangelism or work of supporting the ministry of those around me, but I was saved when I was six years old and it was on the resurrection Sunday 1974 and the preacher just laid it out there and make me understand how that the Lord had done what he did for me and that I was wanted to serve the stripes and I'm writing now. I struggle some in my youth in my late teens and early 20s, but the Lord help me brought me through and never denied. I was married a little bit later in the Lord provided me with his beautiful family and a great wife and we want to continue to serve him and have another generation. My son Titus is really doing well in helping me with the stores and so were looking forward to another 30 years of ministry next generations of our family. When someone walks in the goalie is like going and what you want them to see what is your passion for people out there listening about the Christian bookstore minister you Tricia bookstores Christian universities they get a bad name. Obviously, because maybe there some that have drifted right from the main focus of Jesus from excellence you have wonderful retail establishment. Here I go here I see is very well decorated is very warm very inviting.
You got. If I can't get to the back shelf without five or six people greeting me and say hey anything I can help you with tell us what your vision is in your passion for maybe some another. There's never been to a goalie inside Christian supply before will we wanted to be warm and welcoming.
We want people to feel comfortable when they come in, but we also are pointing people back to the opacity CR society deteriorating around us and we feel like that the answer to that to our family for our families and for our communities is to get back to the old paths, and so await. We with grace in our hearts and a tier I will be happy to point people back towards the Lord love people come in just last night a lady was in here she lost her mother, and she needed some books to help her with her grieving and that's why we were here we break prayed for bright with her shouted is good books and commune with who they are and the Lord helped and so that's why we're here is to try to provide that sort of an atmosphere, and it is a good family friendly atmosphere. Bring the kids and we have to do that because I got all as young as anyway really run the show but yes, that's our passion. That sure is. So I look out here. There's a very books for one dollar over here.
You got still have cassette tapes on the younger you may not recognize you got great Christian music you got different free gift wrapping. You got a whole just to talk about homes grew quick own school has blown up in our culture, maybe because of covert. Maybe because of some of the things that the terrible things happening in education system.
The sexual condition. All that would tell us about really how that homeschool your ear often called your homeschool headquarters. Why is that yes we used to be just billions Christian supply center in our goalie inscription supply and homeschool headquarters and it's up it's 1/3 of our business or ministry is is providing for the uncle communities and parents that the Lord, every, every child is homeschooled. I say so whether you send your child to school or not. You need to realize it is your responsibility to take to take care of the education of your children. So even if you don't full-time homeschool. We provide materials for teaching your children at home and especially if you are in full-time homes going we be glad to help.
We have counselors ladies here that can give advice, we take a used book trade-ins of your curriculum and we have a wide selection of new and used curriculum. So yes, we have a big part of our ministry is providing in that area. Christian education are come see the white goalie and and our kids call him uncle D wide and all the kids in his sweet wife, the whole crowd.
It's a family ministry really goalie inscription supply King North Carolina just outside Winston-Salem just below Mount area and then of course Statesville and you close out every every commercial with the that the all the kids sing and rollout with a sink where the Bible stands are got blessed like going was website will return W WW.guardians.com congratulations on 30 years goalie inscription supply praying for 30 more. Amen. This is the Truth Network