Minister Gary Tate

Biography

I am a Christian father of four grown adults; I have seen God’s grace and mercy in my life. I will be happily married for 45 years this year (2016), to my wife, Anne. She is a woman of great faith and love, whom I share this life with. We overcame the statistics for marriages of Vietnam veterans, as my wife has told me. We have done this all while loving and caring for our severely and profoundly disabled daughter, which the stress alone could have added so many complications to our lives if we allowed it.
We have raised four children into four grown adults. Our first born, Rebecca, has her B.A. in education and is a teacher.
Our second child, Robert, works as a Supervisor for a cleaning company and was a coach with special needs children, and has a girlfriend named Natalie. Our third child, Mariel, has received her B.S.R.N., in Nursing, and was married in 2007 to Ronell. They have a son, Nadir, who turned 17 this year (2013). They have another sibling named Levi born into this world in 2010 and then Micah, conceived in 2012 and are expecting their third boy by the first week of September, 2014. Ronell and Mariel have a church now in the south suburbs of Chicago, Chicago/Dallas - Jesus Center. Finally, our youngest, Gayle, who, as I often say, “I believe I would not be the person I am today without her.”
I have a ministry named: Veterans Outreach/Marksman Ministry that is a sole-propriety ministry that I started in 2012. I have received my Associate degree in August of 2006 and my license as a minister, September 16, 2012 from God Carriers International Ministries.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I started back in 1990 when I handed in my paper for COM 100 titled "Angel of Death" that has now become "Angel of Death and Angel of Light: A Changed Life After Vietnam".
What's the story behind your latest books for Veterans?
For Veterans, family and friends it is "Live Now! Continue the Fight! Focuses on the twenty-two Veterans everyday that end their battle. It has information on PTSD and TBI with ways to find help and cope with either. The other is PSTD and TBI Reference guide which highlights information from Point Man Ministries and the VA that I used to get my claim adjusted with the VA, as well could help anyone trying to help someone get the guidance and help they may need.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Minister Gary Tate online


Where to buy in print


Books

Covenant relationshpis: Making lasting decision
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 26,100. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
This is meant to assist anyone looking to establish a covenant relationship, possibly leading to marriage. This is not just words spoken but a promise made before God and another person. Like the marriage vows, the words spoken are “I promise or I do”.
Live Now! Continue the Fight - PTSD and TBI
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Men’s Issues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book clearly details information about the report from the Veterans Administration that indicates twenty-two soldiers everyday take their lives! To them their fight came to an end. This is tragic since they returned home only to find their new life here harder to adapt with, this includes the thoughts and range of emotions they had to try to come to endeavor to come to grips.
Daddy, Where are You?
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I find that we all want to understand what we can do when facing what seems to be at times an onslaught against us mentally and Spiritually. In my situation as my “birth Father” was never present, I thought why would God love me? This can be especially true if there were or are negative. words spoken to us!
Angel of Death and Angel of Light: A Changed Life After Vietnam
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
I want to dedicate this to all those who have served or are serving our country, including their mother, father, family and friends, especially those who may have a loved one who gave their life for our freedom. And to over twenty-eight veterans I have met, -and their mother, father and siblings-, that have returned from May, 2012 to this year (01/2013), I realize even more so the challenges they
The Commitment: Choosing to Stand
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
For those, as I have, that made commitments and choose to continue in keeping them or begin the process in accordance to the principles set forth for us within scripture. May you, like me, “Choose to stand” in this process. (Ephesians 6:13)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury A Reference, Resource and Guide
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / crisis management, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
My exam a couple years ago, the non-VA doctor said that I had learned to “cope”. She looked at my original diagnose the Army doctors gave me back in 1970, schizophrenia and changed it to “PTSD”. I used the information I have provided to correct the original finding and gave her the documentation she used to determine my new rating. I hope this helps anyone to do the same.
Walking with the Holy Sprit: Study, Workbook and Reference
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This comes from my sermon I called “Walking with God” that began with me hearing on March 16, 2014 in his topic “The Breathe of God”, Evangelist Rene Padron, Miracles Happen Ministries, presented the topic of dry bones to Oasis Christian Church (now God Carriers International), which speaks about us as being made alive by Gods breathing in us His very presence.
Overcoming Stress and Trauma: The Journey of Discoveries
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Tto those who have shared in the somewhat similar and various effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (P.T.S.D.), through abuse in any form, physically, mentally or spiritually, as well, abandonment,

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