About the Book
"How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things." Romans 10:15.
This is the tender, dramatic, and true record of two courageous young Americans who went to China to serve God and man. Full of humor and the rich personalities and experiences of the main characters - it glows with the exciting life history of a gallant and very human couple.
Florence Harris writes her memoirs and the biography of her husband, Hendon Harris, Baptist missionaries to China at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Oldest of six children. Grandparents were Southern Baptist missionaries to China. Father served with U.S. Army during W.W. II and later retired from the Army Reserve as LtCol. Mother served in the Navy during W.W. II with the office which cracked the Japanese message code. Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1969. Served tours of duty in the USAF as a Fighter Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and Engineer. Retired from the USAF in 1989 at Mather AFB, CA. Joined United Airlines in 1989 as Flight Operations Instructor on the Boeing 767 and 757 aircraft. Flew domestic and international line operations as a copilot on the B-767/757 and as Captain on the B-737 and B-767/757. Now retired.