New experiences can be an exciting amalgam of opportunity, dread, anticipation, and trepidation. It was so for the people of Israel as they faced an unknown journey into the future. According to scripture, Joshua led the people to the banks of the Jordan River and there they paused to "take stock" and receive instructions.
Wilbur Rees is currently Pastor Emeritus at Shalom United Church of Christ in Richland.
Wilbur calls himself a “survivor.” Having weathered the first two and a half decades of a tumultuous life, he went on to complete his education and serve as pastor in four states. He has written numerous article for religious publications and, in addition to this book, is the author of “Three Dollars Worth of God”. He is now retired and lives with his wife in Washington State.