Richard D. Sandlin

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About me

Occupation Christian Writer and Speaker
Location San Andreas, CA, United States
Introduction I am 84 years old. I was married to my lovely wife, Salle Jo, for 56years, prior to her Homegoing, August 2017. We have 4 children, 11 grandchildren, and 7 greats (one of these in Heaven). I live in N. CA. at the foot of the Sierra Nevada's. I've been a Baptist minister 60 years, serving as a pastor, evangelist and missionary. My full-time ministry now is that of a writer and occasionally speaker.
Interests Swimming... walking...dining at seaside restaurants...reading...movies...spirited talks with friends.
Favorite Movies Westerns: Lonesome Dove...Once upon a Time in the West...Cops: In the Line of Fire...Heat...Historical Epics: Braveheart...The Patriot.
Favorite Music Sacred: Most any that glorifies God and exalts Christ. Secular: some classical...most all easy listening instrumentals. Sacred singers: my wife... daughter Leah...and grandson Joseph. Secular singers: King Cole...Tony Bennett...Roger Whittaker...and Julie Andrews.
Favorite Books The Bible(AV1611)...Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis...Spiritual Depression by Lloyd-Jones...Blessed Hope by G.E. Ladd...and most all the Puritans. Any Western novel by L'amour.