Every so often a book comes along that just nails it. I found one last week:
White Picket Fences, A Mennonite Boy’s Global Adventures by Doug Gehman, available on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/White-Picket-Fences-Mennonite-Adventures-ebook/dp/B00HS5TFDS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394587547&sr=8-1&keywords=Douglas+gehman
It will soon be out in paperback.
This book is hilarious! If you are a Mennonite you will relate. If you were raised in the 60’s you will relate. If you did any missions work you will relate. If you are none of these, you will still get a kick out of it. The stories range from pet stories to delivering newspapers to college to Sri Lanka.
One of the refreshing attributes is the reflection on growing up Mennonite without bashing the faith. Reflections are humorous and honest without bitterness. There are hard stories to share – the death of his brother and father. The mission stories are challenging but very encouraging.
Read this book – It is…
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