Category Archives: Martha Ravenhill

Marriage and Family – The Ravenhills

“Leonard was the perfect husband and father to us.” “Leonard lived all his life with eternity’s values in view.” Sometime in 1937, while pastoring at Oldham Leonard met a young lady who was attending mettings where he was preaching. Martha … Continue reading

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Burt Forney on Martha Ravenhill

Burt Forney is a businessman in Lindale who knew Leonard and Martha, first as friends and later as a neighbor. After Leonard’s death, the Forneys purchased the house next door to Martha and were her neighbors until Martha moved. Burt … Continue reading

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Build Me A Son by General Douglas MacArthur

Build me a son, O Lord, who’ll be strong enough to know When he is weak, and knows enough to face himself when he’s afraid; Who’ll be proud and unbending in honest defeat, And humble and gentle in victory. Build … Continue reading

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Ravenhill Family Life

The Ravenhill home was one of love, consistency, and self-discipline. Martha was consistent about their home life being in order and about family devotions. She was very faithful to lead the boys daily when Leonard was gone for weeks at … Continue reading

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