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About the author:
Joanie Bolton is married, with two sons and five beautiful grandchildren. When her husband, Darrell Bolton, retired from the U. S. Air Force, he directed his energies into short-term mission trips to many countries, most of them third-world countries. Because Joanie had begun join him on these trips, she was present when a doctor's mistreatment of her husband nearly took his life.
As they finally began to tell the graphic details and almost unbelievable experiences of their mission trip, nearly all who heard insisted, "Please, please write a book!"
Their story shows how God powerfully spared Darrell's life, and at the same time tenderly carried them through some perilous and heartbreaking times. The book includes 26 pictures from their incredible journey.
A portion of the proceeds of the book "With Unwashed Hands" will go to help fund future missions trips for MVP Missions.
With Unwashed Hands
A Doctor's Betrayal ~ Divine Intervention A True Story
Darrell Bolton, a retired Air Force officer, never imagined that his military career could still cost him his life--even after he retired.
While on a missionary trip to the Far East, Darrell, overcome with severe pain, was rushed to the hospital. Suddenly, he found himself viewed as
"the enemy"! This gripping, true story will captivate you as you live with the Boltons through the horrific stress of being stranded in a third-world hospital...with a doctor whose only plan for his critically ill patient involved a slab in the morgue!
Recommendation from Dr. David Gibbs.
""Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it", a quote by Harry Fosdick given in Joanie Bolton's book, With Unwashed Hands, summarizes her book exactly.
Her husband, Darrell, and she were able, through the power of God, to rise above the deliberate mismanagement of his health problems by a non-Christian doctor in Asia. Prejudiced against Darrell for having been in the American Air Force, and now a Christian missionary, the doctor actually treated him as "an enemy" after his emergency surgery! But through it all Darrell and Joanie were able to demonstrate the love of Christ through forgiveness and godly love.
Throughout the book there are also many examples of God's divine intervention and His answers to many prayers. It is an especially encouraging book demonstrating the power of prayer in every believer's life."
"As a medical professional, I am appalled that such reprehensible abuse and neglect should be inflicted upon any human being...especially in the name of medicine! As someone who actually knows this kind and gentle man, I felt physically sickened by the mere reading of these events.
This was truly a hate crime against one of our very own American heroes."
- Publication Date:
- 0615806368 / 9780615806365
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Religion / Inspirational