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Cowboys Make Better Preachers- and other humorous tales of the West
Cowboys Make Better Preachers- and other humorous tales of the West Author:Leo Schreven "Laughter is the jam on the toast of life." — Popular speaker and evangelist, Leo Schreven, spreads it thick with stories like this one from a time he and his flying buddies had to make an unexpected night landing. — "All I could see was a lot of darkness. As Keith flew on, our friend Pete- a devout atheist- started to sweat. Above the roar of t... more »he motor he yelled, 'Do you think we're going to make it?'
'I doubt it, Pete.' I replied. He mumbled some doubts about his religious choices.
As Keith began his descent, we approached what appeared to be a field. It's amazing how many things look the same in the dark when you're flying at 120 mph. A nice selection of insects suddenly splattered on the windshield- a fate we seemed destined to share. Suddenly, the airplane lights picked up a new shape, a shape that grew clearer each moment.
'What in the world...it looks like...must be... a TREE!'
Keith performed a hammerhead roll that made my eyes sink down to my navel. Behind me, Pete was now on his knees confessing his sins with tears and anguish.
Keith's mumbling about going down in a blaze of glory didn't help. On our third attempt, we reached the ground in a flurry of dirt and grass. When the plane finally stopped, Keith was on the florr, Squirrel was navigating, the dog was chewing my gum, and Pete announced he had decided to enter the ministry."« less