Lester Stephenson is a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer who holds two advanced degrees, one being a seminary degree. He now runs his own training and tech writing business and has authored numerous non-fiction articles in magazines and newspapers. He is an adjunct professor at several colleges near his home in Upstate South Carolina. He was the director of the only combined deaf and blind ministry in the United States. Now he ministers as a Sunday school teacher, occasional pulpit supply, and preaches monthly at a veteran’s organization.