This is a fascinating biography, a moving portrait of a life that transformed a wild and rough mountain folk. Here truth is verily stranger than fiction, exciting and surprising. Follow the career of the Reverend Bob Childress, who drove fifty thousand miles a year to serve fourteen churches and move whole communities closer to the Kingdom of God.
This is the definitive biography of Reverend Bob Childress of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Often compared to Mark Twain's tales of the Mississippi, the style and the text show, with stark clarity, the transforming effects Childress and his ministry had on the rough and wild mountain communities of this section of Virginia.