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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

A Conversation With Sinclair Ferguson


Below is a conversion with Dr. Sincllair

Dr. Sinclair Ferguson (born 1948) is a Scottish theologian known in Reformed Christian circles for his teaching, writing, and editorial work. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen and has been an minister in the Church of Scotland since 1971. He has served as an editor with the Banner of Truth Trust and worked as a minister at St George's-Tron Church, Glasgow.

Ferguson currently was called to Senior Minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina to become effective in December of 2005. He has previously held the Charles Krahe Chair for Systematic Theology at the Philadelphia campus. He has also taught at other reformed protestant seminaries, including Reformed Theological Seminary.

Ferguson is a friend of R. C. Sproul and has been a speaker at a number of Sproul's Ligonier Conferences. Books he has written, edited or contributed to include:
  • Bibliography

By Grace Alone: How the Grace of God Amazes Me (2010)
In Christ Alone: Living the Gospel Centered Life
Faithful God: An Exposition of the Book of Ruth
Man Overboard!: The Story of Jonah
Deserted by God Hope for all who do not sense the Lord's sustaining presence ... (2008)
The Plan: How God Got the World Ready for Jesus
John Owen: The Man and His Theology (2003) ISBN 0875526748
The Preacher's Commentary - Vol. 21 - Daniel (2002) ISBN 0785247955
The Big Book of Questions & Answers about Jesus (2000) ISBN 1857925599
The Grace of Repentance (Today's Issues) (2000) ISBN 1581341652
Reformed Confessions Harmonized (1999) ISBN 080105222X, editor with Joel Beeke
Let's Study Mark (1999) ISBN 0851517552
Let's Study Philippians (1998) ISBN 0851517145
Let's Study Ephesians (2005)
Big Book of Questions and Answers (1997) ISBN 1857922956
The Holy Spirit (1997) ISBN 0830815368
Heart for God (1996) ISBN 0851515029
The Christian Life (1996) ISBN 0851515169
Discovering God's Will (1996) ISBN 0851513344
Sermon on the Mount (1996) ISBN 0851515193
The Pundit's Folly (1996) ISBN 0851516769
Grow in Grace (1989) ISBN 0851515576
Children of the Living God (1989) ISBN 0851515363
New Dictionary of Theology (Master Reference Collection) (1988) ISBN 0830814000, editor with David Wright and J. I. Packer
Daniel (Mastering the Old Testament, Vol 19) (1988) ISBN 0849935571
John Owen on the Christian Life (1987) ISBN 0851515037