About James Hurd

james hurd smiling 2006James Hurd grew up in California, flew nine years in Latin America with Mission Aviation Fellowship, and later taught anthropology at Bethel University. Besides Wingspread, his other books include Horse-and-Buggy Mennonites: Hoofbeats of Humility in a Postmodern World (co-authored with Don Kraybill). He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Barbara, and has three adopted children.

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  1. Hello, Jim. This is Cliff Holland in Costa Rica, still! I just discovered your website and read one of your articles about attending Moody Aviation flight camp and not making the cut. You may recall that I had the same experience in 1963 after completing the two-year pre-aviation program in downtown Chicago. And, yes, I asked God the same questions that you penned: what now? Well, 54 years later, I know very well what the Lord had for me to do as a missionary in Latin America, now retired with my wife Linda on my son Rick’s horse ranch in Guanacaste province, Costa Rica. My time is now spent doing research, writing and editing, as well as some consulting in the area of missiological research and information management, which has been my speciality since about 1970 when I completed the M.A. program in Missiology at FTS in Pasadena, CA. I have been consulting with AETH (Association for Hispanic Theological Education), located in Orlando, FL; One Hope in Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Hispanic Studies Program at FTS in Pasadena; Center for Religion and Civic Culture at USC in Los Angeles, CA; as well as many others, See my webpages at: http://www.prolades.com and my Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/clifton.holland.90

    Are you still teaching at Bethel University? How is Barbara and family? It will be very nice if we could Skype some time: clifton.l.holland

    Blessings, Cliff


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