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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

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This morning Eric called, and let Charity and I hear our granddaughter Abby say her ABC's, and say so clearly, "Good morning, papaw. Made Charity cry.

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Who Are Your Favorite Theologians


Developing the Qualities of Jesus Christ into

our Lives.

(The video from Sunday Adult Bible Study at ROJBC January 09 2010)

The War Is Over -There Is Peace With God 5
From Sunday Night study from Romans 5:1

From Philippians 3 study on Sunday Night

"We are consecrated and dedicated to God; therefore, we may not hereafter think, speak, meditate or do anything but with a view to his glory. We are God's; to him, therefore, let us live and die." - John Calvin

"You may be quite certain that if you love God it is a fruit, not a root." - C.H. Spurgeon

"I will keep the ground that God has given me and perhaps in his grace, he will ignite me again. But ignite me or not, in his grace, in his power, I will hold the ground." - John Knox

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it" - Flannery O'Connor

"Hard words, if they be true, are better than soft words if they be false" - C.H. Spurgeon

"Peace if possible, truth at all costs" - Martin Luther

John Newton

Martyn Lloyd Jones