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40 Days to Courageous Christianity is a devotional book written by author and retired Colonel (US Marine Corps Reserves) Richard Mendelow. The book encourages readers to take a stand for their faith and make personal choices that proclaim their beliefs to the world. It is a powerful guide for those who want to make a positive difference in the world and are willing to work hard to achieve it.
Throughout the book, Colonel Mendelow emphasizes the importance of seeking one's highest nature, being accountable, and reaching for God every day. It takes the reader on a 40-day journey of transformation and growth, with each day dedicated to a specific topic related to reformation and restoration. The book draws inspiration from biblical stories such as Noah's flood and Moses' time on Mount Sinai and incorporates Colonel Mendelow's battleground experience to emphasize the importance of transformation, growth, and testing.
In this compelling 40-day devotional, Colonel Mendelow invites you on a transformative journey. Each day presents a unique topic, drawing inspiration from profound biblical stories and integrating the discipline and resilience learned on the battlefield. This book challenges you to:
Colonel Rich “Bucky” Mendelow was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1976. He attended James E. Taylor High School in Katy, Texas and entered the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at Duke University in 1984. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 1988 and following infantry training at The Basic School, in Quantico, Virginia, he received orders to Pensacola, Florida for Flight School. He received his Naval Aviator’s wings in March 1991. He flew the EA-6B Prowler and after numerous deployments, left active duty in 1997 to pursue a career as an airline pilot.
In 2008, Major Mendelow returned to the Marine Corps Reserves. Later that year, he reported to Camp Lejeune, NC for deployment to Iraq with the Second Marine Expeditionary Force. In June 2010, Major Mendelow reported to Camp Pendleton, CA for deployment to Afghanistan as a Border Advisor Team Leader with the First Marine Expeditionary Force. While deployed to Afghanistan, he completed over 200 patrols in 210 days. In 2013, he deployed to Afghanistan again, this time as the Executive Officer of a combat assault support squadron. Lieutenant Colonel Mendelow flew 20 combat missions and over 80 combat flight hours. He was promoted to Colonel in 2017 and spent the last five years of his career working on Marine Corps’ cultural initiatives. He retired from the Reserves in 2022 after a career which spanned five decades. His personal decorations include the Bronze Star, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and Combat Action Ribbon.
In March 2018, Colonel Mendelow published a devotional entitled, “Right Makes Might: 40 Days to Courageous Christianity.” It was a best seller on Amazon Kindle that same month. In addition to speaking engagements and book signings, he hosts, “Courageous Christianity with Richard Mendelow,” a weekly radio show which airs on 100.7 FM and KKHT.com in Houston.
Richard recently celebrated 25 years of service with a major airline. He and his wife, Christy, live in Houston with their dog, Ruger.
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In a world of constant challenges and distractions, 40 Days to Courageous Christianity offers a beacon of hope and a clear path forward. Whether you’re seeking direction, strength, or a deeper connection with God, this book is the resource you’ve been waiting for.
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