WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Through exceptional storytelling, Dr. Black’s book, Redemption: A Tale of Two Gardens seamlessly weaves a modern-day family tragedy into a Biblical narrative and remarkably unites them together. Set in the picturesque milieu of two well-known Gardens, Eden and Gethsemane, his graphic and descriptive contemporary writing style makes for inspired reading. He writes from a Christian worldview but in language that reaches the broadest main street readership. Dr. Black’s creative reflections give new insights and meaning to an old story that will leave you saying, “I never saw it that way before.” Very Refreshing!
Dr. Larry D. Black was born in Paris, Kentucky. After high school, he joined the United States Army. He later earned a degree in respiratory therapy from Southland College, a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Oakwood University, and a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University Theological Seminary. He completed his Clinical Pastoral Education Residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center and received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University.
Completing seminary, Dr. Black worked as a contract chaplain at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. In 1994, he received a direct commission into the United States Navy. His assignments as a Navy chaplain took him around the world and allowed him to pastor and counsel thousands of military members and their families. In 2009, Dr. Black retired from active duty military service after serving twenty years. Dr Larry D Black is a Board-Certified Chaplain currently serving at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, FL.
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