Dr. Jim Catanzaro Writes Book On Spiritual Surfing

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Former Chattanooga State Community College President Dr. Jim Catanzaro has written a book on "spiritual surfing."

It was published by Parson's Porch & Company, 121 Holly Trail, NW, Cleveland, Tn.

The book includes a foreword by Dr. Donald O. Clinton, former CEO of the Gallup organization.

Dr. Catanzaro earned a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in philosophy of religion.

 His course, Religions of the World as Practiced in America, was selected for inclusion in HippoCampus, the National Repository of America’s highest quality online courses.

His publicist said, "Gallup found two of Dr. Catanzaro’s greatest strengths to be Maximizer and Positivity. He has an intense interest in helping individuals achieve personal well-being."

The full title of the book is "Spiritual Surfing: Riding Life's Turbulent Waves to Victory."

More information on it can be found at

https://www.parsonsporch.com/devotion-books/spiritual-surfing-riding-lifes-turbulent-waves-to-victory-james-catanzaro-1



Men In Ministry Event At Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist On June 24

The public is invited to Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 1115 North Moore Road in Chattanooga on June 24 at 10:45 a.m. as they celebrate "Men In Ministry."  The guest speaker will be Dr. Bryan Johnson, Hamilton County School Superintendent. (click for more)

Father's Day Message Offered At Metro Tab Church

The public is invited to worship at Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road in Chattanooga, this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Father's Day message, preached by Pastor Steve Ball, will be, "I Need a Father." Metro Tab is a multicultural and non-denominational ministry. (click for more)

Chattanooga Teen Charged In 2016 Murder Of Marion County Toddler

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Chattanooga teenager, who is charged with the abuse and murder of a South Pittsburg toddler. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on September 19, 2016, TBI Special Agents joined investigators with the South Pittsburg Police Department ... (click for more)

Former County Mayor, Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey Dies

Former County Mayor and Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey has died after a recent illness. Mr. Ramsey held a number of top government posts after leaving his strawberry farm at Harrison and going into politics. He was a major factor in the development of the Enterprise South Industrial Park and landing Volkswagen as its main tenant. He served in the state legislature and was ... (click for more)

Remembering Claude Ramsey

Chattanooga and Hamilton County has lost one of the best men that has ever held any office anywhere at anytime. Claude Ramsey a simple man who believed anything could be accomplished if you worked hard and treated people good. I remember meeting Claude at age 20 after moving to the big city after growing up in rural Rhea County. I was working at Turner Funeral Home and Claude ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Participation Trophies

You may remember several years back when James Harrison, a linebacker for the Steelers at the time, came home to discover his two sons, who were then ages 8 and 6, had received “participation trophies” on a sports team. Harrison, who earned his way into the NFL (he was not drafted out of Kent State yet played in five Pro Bowls), promptly loaded his sons and the bogus trophies in ... (click for more)