Sen. Bill Heath and Lt. Governor Cagle Welcome Rev. Tony Samples as Chaplain of the Day
ATLANTA (February 6, 2014) | Sen. Bill Heath (R-Bremen) and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle welcomed Rev. Tony Samples, pastor of Pickett’s Mill Baptist Church, to serve as Chaplain of the Day on Wednesday, February 6, 2014, in Georgia State Senate.
“I was thrilled to have my good friend serve as Chaplain of the Day today in the Georgia State Senate,” said Sen. Heath. “He reminded us of the story of the Good Samaritan and spoke to us about the importance of connecting with people and making a positive difference in the lives of others.”
“Today, we welcomed Rev. Tony Samples to the Senate as he inspired each of us with a stirring devotional and prayer,” said Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. “As public servants, we should strive not only to hear the word of the Lord at the beginning of each Senate gathering, but to put it in practice with the decisions we make. We are blessed to have wonderful clergy leaders like Rev. Samples and I thank him for the inspirational message.”
Rev. Samples was born and raised in Bremen, Georgia. He has been married to the love of his life, Cheryl Samples, for 26 years and they have two children; Zack and Bree. Rev. Samples has been preaching for 39 years and is the founding Pastor of Pickett’s Mill Baptist Church and has served there 22 years.