The Simple Truth is about the basics of Biblical Christianity from the authors five decades of pastoral ministry and teaching. The book touches on a wide variety of subjects from creation to global warming and from grace to positive thinking. No matter what your views are there is much to stimulate your thinking and plenty of Scripture quotations. Also, included is a chapter on the history of the nation of Israel. Jim Leddy has been an 'Assemblies of God' minister for over 50 years in Oregon and Washington. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1924. He served in the US Army in Europe during WWII as a medic. He Graduated from Central Bible Institute (now Central Bible College) in 1949. He and his wife Bonnie (now deceased) were married for 49 years. He has one son. Hunting and fishing are hobbies that allow him to enjoy nature. He lives alone in rural northwest Oregon.