Archives: April 2016

Certain Jeopardy

April 29, 2016 - Writing

Whenever I travel into the African bush I’m aware, all too well, that anything can happen. From an indigenous predator wandering into the village, a snake making its way to our campsite, or a spider the size of my...

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My Sister’s Grave

April 28, 2016 - Miscellaneous

Robert Dugoni, author and New York Times best selling author of My Sister’s Grave, as well as many other novels, is one of the most talented authors and valuable mentors I have ever known. Robert possesses the ability to...

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Every Crooked Path

April 27, 2016 - Writing

My experiences in Africa have gained me insight to a world I’d never known, a world I hadn’t expected. Never did I intend to encounter a militant organization with ties to an anarchist who would do anything to overthrow...

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The Ghost of Africa Releases Today!

April 26, 2016 - Writing

My book is out today!  To celebrate, I’m giving away a $100 Amazon Gift Card. See details on how to enter! I hope you’ll grab a copy of The Ghost of Africa on Amazon today, and relive some of what I’ve experienced...

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Journey to The Ghost of Africa

April 25, 2016 - Writing

Years ago my wife, Gwen, encouraged me to become a writer. We shared a wild, two-fold dream. I would write, and we would go, together, to serve the poor in Africa. She wanted to be just as involved as...

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The Story Behind The Ghost

April 24, 2016 - Global Impact

In two days, Amazon/Waterfall Press will release my newest book, The Ghost of Africa.   I have been waiting for this for quite some time for several reasons. There is a story in Africa that must be told. It’s...

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Suffering Has a Face

April 23, 2016 - Global Impact

We hope to make a difference, to ease the suffering, to heal broken bodies and cure disease. As we start the day in the grass roofed, mud walled building we are using—the people from the village are already waiting...

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Out of Sudan

April 22, 2016 - Global Impact

When we leave Sudan, our hearts are heavy—not for us, but for the people, for the friends we have made and the children we have loved. Living here even for a few weeks has been harsh and extremely difficult,...

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The Beauty of Africa

April 21, 2016 - Global Impact

As we enter each village, the local inhabitants greet us singing and dancing. They’re thanking God for sending them help—help they’ve prayed for—for their children, their sick, their community. If that doesn’t humble you, nothing will. They tell us...

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When I’m In Africa

April 20, 2016 - Miscellaneous

It’s difficult to imagine that there are places on this earth that live in fear every moment of every day, but it’s true. In America we live in freedom and peace, for the most part. We get used to...

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