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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


"At the heart of every good theology lies not simply a plausible intellectual vision but more importantly a compelling account of a way of life"    Miroslav Volf  put it.

Captive to the Word of God: Engaging the Scriptures for Contemporary Theological Reflection

What Is Theological Interpretation of Scripture?  R.W.L. Moberly  Journal of Theological Interpretation
The Church as Israel and Israel as the Church: An Examination of Karl Barth's Exegesis of Romans 9:1–5 in The Epistle to the Romans and Church Dogmatics 2/2
Wesley A. Hill
Journal of Theological Interpretation