Dear Andrew & Tyler is a collection of letters from a grandfather describing the everyday trials and joys of living and ministering cross-culturally in the Balkans and surrounding countries including Croatia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia, Slovenia, Greece and Cypress. When he started on his third career at age 53, Jim never imagined that he would establish a ministry to village churches in Croatia, be sent to Kosovo shortly after the last bomb fell, nor did he know he would be comforted by the people of Bulgaria after the terrorist attacks in America on September 11, 2001.
has been a soldier, a sailor, an ASE Certified Master Auto Tech and an off-highway driving instructor. He's been writing for 4x4 magazines since the early 1980s and is the author of seven books on four-wheeling or technical topics. He's also a small-time farmer in the boondocks of Northwest Ohio.