Worse than a dead man needing a coffin
January 23, 2022
Ever received a frantic phone call from someone needing help? Out of nowhere in a dazzling blue sky, that swiftly moving thunderstorm of need rolls in over your nice quiet afternoon. And the peaceful rhythm of the day is suddenly set to an uneven beat.
Reverend Sammie Davis of Dallas, Texas, had been a beloved friend of our family for more than 40 years. As Andy’s long-time mentor, he called himself, “Andy’s Black daddy in the ministry.”
Years ago, before GPS was easily accessible, Sammie called one afternoon. There was nothing too unusual about that. They did stay in touch with pho...