Dcn Bob Evans and his wife, Rose, live in Phoenix where he serves as a deacon in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, ministering at Blessed Sacrament parish in Scottsdale. Since 2004 he has been a teacher of Sacred Scripture. He regularly teaches on Jesus’ parables, St Paul’s letters, themes in the Old and New Testaments and Scripture for Homiletics. In April 2020, his book Walking the Parables of Jesus was among three finalists for the Excellence in Scripture award by the Association of Catholic Publishers. He has also received exceptional reviews in the journal Homiletic and Pastoral Review.