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Sword And Scalpel: A Surgeon's Story Of Faith And Courage

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The story of Dr. Robert and Belva Foster who serve God in Africa even during the "war-torn years of emerging independence."
Paperback, 219 pages
Published by Promise Publishing Company
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Neil Mudde
This is the story, written by Lorry Lutz of Dr L.Foster, M.D, who is the Grandfather of my Nephew Brent Mudde's Wife, Helena Mudde-Fabiano who are both working in Angola.
Just received the book today,as a generous gift from Helena, and will be starting it soon.
I Read for several hours and it certainly is a Missionary story, as his parents were Missionaries in Africa, my heart broke for him and some of the other "MK.s" (missionary kid) being sent away from home to live in Collingwood Ontario. how
I love missionary biographies and this one was no exception. Dr. Foster details his experiences from growing up, to God's hand on his college years, to meeting his future wife, to his calling to Africa and then onto the many experiences he had there as a general surgeon. He is certainly from the old school of missionaries who were willing to put everything aside including family to serve God however they could. While missionaries still serve today, they strive for better balance in their lives t ...more
Not necessarily the best-written book (a number of typos, etc), but an inspiring story of a doctor and his family bringing life-saving medicine and God's hope to isolated villages and war-torn countries.
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