A. Surgeon in village hospital in Africa
A. Surgeon educator
A. I went to Eastern Mennonite High School and Eastern Mennonite University
A. Matt Redman
A. It's a Wonderful Life
A. Child of GRACE, father, husband, author, surgeon, visionary
A. "Grace from the cutting edge"
A. Happiness is a state of mind when your soul is at rest, content to be just where you are, not perfect, but aware of being loved as a broken vessel.
A. The fear of self-deception, that I could walk around blind to truth.
A. I've always wanted to visit the South Pacific. Now would be as nice a time as any...
A. The disciple of Christ, Peter. Sometimes bumbling, denying his Lord, but effective, passionate for the cause.
A. Too many to name...mostly servants of the poor who have chosen to give up lucrative medical practices to serve the poor in remote countries.
A. If I was aware of them, they wouldn't be overused, would they?
A. I regret the time I've wasted feeling guilty.
A. To speak foreign languages fluently, perhaps Arabic.
A. I'm tempted to say my three sons, but I know that parenting is so unpredictable, that I really can't take credit for their success.
A. I tend to focus too much on the big picture and lose the details. "Honey, have you seen my wallet?"
A. I am a great idea person, not easily mired in all the possible reasons to fail.
A. Someone that can inspire the next generation, speaking with passion and wisdom into today's challenges....someone like Louie Giglio.
A. I hope that it is that I am approachable, not so caught up in the prestige of being a surgeon or author.
A. Jack Bauer!
A. Dr. Simons, from my first three novels. Motivated. Passionate. But oh, so wrong!
A. I'd like to meet the Apostle Paul and ask him questions about my life's direction.
A. Surgeon. Is there anything else more fun?
A. Fighter pilot.
A. Integrity, generosity, faithfulness
A. I'm trying to think of the most nutritionally complete food that would allow me to do this without suffering....oh well, never mind...ice cream!
A. I love so many different songs, from contemporary stuff to old hymns. I don't really have favorites. I do like "Third Day," Matt Redman and David Crowder
A. Frank Peretti, Francis Schaeffer, John Piper
A. "This Present Darkness" (Peretti) "Don't Waste Your Life" (Piper) "The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life" (Smith) The Biblical Epistle to the Galatian church. "Love Your God With All Your Mind" (Moreland)
A. "Breathing Grace: What You Need More than Your Next Breath."
A. When working on a first draft, don't slow down to make it perfect.
A. How do you find time to write books, be a surgeon....etc?
A. I wanted to write a book about testing the limits of human forgiveness.