January 2016


This month we look back at the good times and memories that we’ve all shared as we say goodbye to a friend.   On April 6th of 2010 I was introduced to this month’s calendar hero.  Less than 5 minutes into his interview, I already liked him and wanted him to be part of our family.

Years have passed since that day and hundreds of people have been adorned with the Iron Knights tag and have shed it at some time or another while he remained steadfast in his commitment.  Over the years he’s earned my respect, he’s been one of my most trusted advisers in the guild and in life, and he’s become one of the few that I call my friend. He’s followed the guild through sever transfers and factions changes, reveled in the good times, endured the darker ones, and stood by our sides with a devotion that could only be rivaled by his loyalty to his wife or his faithfulness God.

 It was with the knowledge of his retirement that the song Outlawed Tunes was chosen for his monument here on the calendar.  A testament to years of dedication, friendship, and sacrifice.

Without further embellishment of his greatness, I would like to introduce Mr. January of 2016.  All of you know him, some of you even like him, but none of you will ever forget him.

Iron Knights is proud to present Pastor Raystlynn.

The longer you know someone the harder it is to watch them fade away while you remain.

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things that I cannot change; Courage to change the things that I can; And wisdom to know the difference.” – St. Francis of Assisi


bellnray ray1