Will Vaus was born outside of New York City and grew up in Southern California. He is the son of Jim Vaus, former organized crime wiretapper who came to Christ through the ministry of Billy Graham in 1949. Vaus holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama from the University of California at San Diego and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and has served as a pastor in California, South Carolina and Pennsylvania. He is the President of Will Vaus Ministries, through which he has creatively communicated the love of Christ around the world since 1988. He is also the author of Mere Theology: A Guide to the Thought of C. S. Lewis, My Father Was a Gangster: The Jim Vaus Story, and The Professor of Narnia: The C. S. Lewis Story.
Ian Punnett hosted an evening of Open Lines which featured the theme of epiphanies and how they changed callers' lives. Dave in Hamilton, Ontario, recounted a hunting incident, which he called "such a ghastly experience" that it forever altered the course of his life. He explained that he had shot and killed a robin and then saw that another bird had flown down and was "looking down forlornly" at its fallen mate. Not wanting to make the heartbroken bird suffer, he then shot that one as well. So ashamed of his actions, Dave said, he has since stopped killing all creatures, even flies and mosquitoes. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett