Sunset for Kenneth Taylor

Publisher and author Kenneth Taylor, 88, died Wednesday. Taylor founded Tyndale House after finding no publishers for his Scripture paraphrase, Living Letters, which later expanded to The Living Bible. He also launched the Christian Booksellers Association.

His son-in-law, Tim Bayly, is posting thoughts on Taylor and his passing at his blog. I love this quotation of Robertson McQuilkin’s poem, “Let Me Get Home Before Dark.”

It’s sundown, Lord.
The shadows of my life stretch back
into the dimness of the years long spent.
I fear not death, for that grim foe betrays himself at last,
thrusting me forever into life:
Life with you, unsoiled and free.
But I do fear.

Jeff Grim
Jeff Grim has been a reader all of his life. He has had a particular interest in military history, any war at any time. His fascination with military history has brought him to an interest in historical fiction where the history comes alive with fictitious heroes and villains. Recently, Jeff has become interested in historical mysteries set in various time periods.