About Me

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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

Quotes of The Week

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John Owen said  “Be Killing Sin or It will be Killing You,

Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound)
That sav’d a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
––John Newton

You missed meaning of this...it is absolutely TRUE you cannot be married to Christ if you don't first turn from sin

"The best way to prove that a stick is crooked is to set a straight one beside it. No words need to be spoken." AW Tozer

Only Jesus can satisfy your soul and give you contentment. NO human being can do that!

"In a nutshell, abiding in Christ means allowing His Word to fill our minds, direct our wills,& transform our affections."-Sinclair Ferguson