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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

Competenty Christiantiy

The Principles for Your Ministry

Autobiography of a Traveling Man
From the sermon today from Romans 15:17-33


Ministry Principle 1: If you’re a Christian, you’re in the ministry.

Ministry Principle 2: To minister effectively to others, you must know and personally apply biblical truth in your walk with the Lord.

Ministry Principle 3: Trust God to work through others in the body and affirm their ministries.

Ministry Principle 4: Be sensitive towards others.

Ministry Principle 5: Don’t hesitate to be bold in challenging others or in reminding them of what they already know.

Ministry Principle 6: Offer your ministry to God as an act of worship, pleasing to Him.