Francis Kyle

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Gender MALE
Industry Religion
Occupation striving uncommon Christian
Location Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Introduction Founder of Uncommon Christian Ministries ('07- ). Served churches in Washington (Port Angeles, Marysville), Canada and Israel. Ministry/Pilgrimage/Sabbatical in Israel ('09-'11). Youth and college campus pastor ('02-'09). Author-Biographer on American evangelist James Brainerd Taylor (1801-1829). Basketball coach at the middle school, high school and community college level ('01-'06). Substitute public school teacher, K-12 ('08-'09, '11-'12). Graduate of Canada's Prairie College and Toronto Baptist Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.), and Western Seminary (D.Min.) in Portland, Ore. Member of American Society of Church History + Evangelical Missiological Society + Evangelical Theological Society + Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals (FIRE) + Immanuel Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.) + Louisville Historical League + Filson Historical Society (Louisville) + Nineteenth Century Studies Association + National Trust for Historic Preservation + American Motorcyclist Association + Iron Butt Association + International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). Motorcyclist ('90- ) and rider of '04 Suzuki V-Strom DL650.
Interests uncommon (biblical) Christianity, Theology, Spirituality, Preaching, History, Christian Discipleship (Spiritual Formation), Israel, nature, Lewis & Clark and 19th-century American and Canadian Western Pioneers, Global Human Rights Issues of Racial Equality and Religious Freedom, Motorcycles, Sports, Travel, African-American/Native-American/Jewish Heritage and Culture
Favorite Movies Hoosiers, Seabiscuit, The Fugitive, The Fighter, Amistad, Forrest Gump, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Chariots of Fire, Rocky I, The World's Fastest Indian (about motorcyclist Burt Munro), The River Wild, City of Champions: The Best of Boston Sports
Favorite Music Classic Christian hymns, Contemporary Christian, Bluegrass, Blues, Black gospel, Folk, Jazz, Motown
Favorite Books The Bible, Memoir of James Brainerd Taylor (J.H. Rice/B.H. Rice 1833), A New Tribute to the Memory of James Brainerd Taylor (F.W. Taylor 1838), The Life of David Brainerd (J. Edwards 1749), The Works of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)