September 2, 2014
“Who’s your daddy?”
It’s slang, but it’s telling: no one starts as a first-generation anything. We all come from somewhere; we’re all marked by someone along the way, for better or for worse.
I was recently asked to write a tribute to Dr. Howard Hendricks (“Prof”), one of the handful of mentors whose impact on my life has been – and, continues to be – defining. Dallas Theological Seminary is organizing a volume capturing the stories of Christian leaders whose life and ministry has been imprinted with Howie’s wisdom; my perspectives will reside alongside others whose compound effect will be measured in Eternity, based in no small part on the foundation built in them by Prof.
I’d love to share my contribution to Howie’s legacy; click here to read my story. It’s my Point of View this Labor Day week. To learn a little more about Hendricks’ life, click here for the Wikipedia page devoted to him.
“Who’s your daddy?” One of mine is in heaven; he left about 18 months ago…