David Warren Fisher

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Gender MALE
Industry Religion
Occupation Writer, Sports Chaplain & Encouragement Provider
Location Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Introduction David trusted Jesus Christ as Savior when he was 6 years old. In 1975 God called him to an encouragement ministry to pro athletes through letter-writing, Epistle Sports Ministries. David served with Baseball Chapel as chaplain to the Toronto Blue Jays for 29 seasons. Married to Carol, they have 5 grown children and adopted sons, Matthew (19) & Nathan (18). David's wife Carol founded the Kawartha Komets hockey club for special needs kids and adults. They live in Peterborough, ON. David is an avid reader and book collector. He is a pianist and songwriter and enjoys Southern Gospel music. David also enjoys writing. His favorite preachers are Joseph Stowell & John Piper. Favorites from the past include Alan Redpath, Stephen Olford, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones & J. Sidlow Baxter. David’s life and ministry have been profoundly influenced by the lives of George Muller & J. Hudson Taylor. David presently works with FRIENDS Peterborough offering help, hope and a "hand up" to those who drop in off the street. Be sure to visit his other blogs listed below. Thank you for your visit!
Interests Collecting books, Southern Gospel Music, songwriting, playing the piano, Hudson Taylor, George Muller, Encouraging others, NASCAR racing, Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program
Favorite Movies Chariots of Fire, A Beautiful Mind, Sarah Plain and Tall, The Passion of the Christ, Because of Winn-Dixie, My Dog Skip, 42, 12 Years a Slave, The Butler
Favorite Music Southern Gospel, Old Hymns, Greater Vision, Legacy Five, the Perrys, Cathedrals, Booth Brothers, Triumphant Quartet, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Favorite Books Missionary Biographies, J. Hudson Taylor, George Muller, Elisabeth Elliot, Amy Carmichael, Isobel Kuhn, Joseph Stowell, Alan Redpath, J. Sidlow Baxter, Andy Stanley, Watchman Nee, John Piper, Calvin Miller, D.Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Elizabeth Skoglund, Book that challenged me most as a young Christian was BY SEARCHING by Isobal Kuhn

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