Posts from June 2021

Posts from June 2021

38 Reasons Why Adoption is Evangelism

What often pops into mind are foreign fields, street corner preachers, small groups gathered over coffee, spontaneous conversations at work or school. Maybe an accepted invitation to visit your church or a private study in someone’s home. Regularly or perhaps more often intermittently we strategize on how to shine our light bright enough or at the right angle of diffraction that it gets someone’s attention and they will naturally ask, “the reason for the hope that lies within us.” Often…
song before the sermon

Eve’s Story – Answering the Call

Episode One Episode Two Episode Three Epilogue EPISODE ONE The Song Before the Sermon It was the “song before the sermon” and just before the congregation was asked to stand, Dana’s phone started vibrating against her hip. She looked down and flipped it over to see the screen saying, LISA. I heard the phone too and looked over as she discreetly showed me the phone. I also saw the look on her face that meant, “I need to take this…

Joe Custer

Edwin James Custer was born June 30, 1947, in Abilene Texas, to Edwin Welty Custer and Nita Irene Chambers.  No one knew him as Edwin or even James because as a toddler his sisters, Carole and Pam, gave him the nickname Joe-Joe after a toy monkey. At the age of five, Joe moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where he lived the remainder of his life, with the exception of 10 years in Salt Lake City, Utah.  In Phoenix, in 1975, he…