Dr. Charles W. Ferguson was born August 26, 1981 in Columbus, Ohio. He gave his life to Christ at the age of 10 on May 31, 1992. He is a graduate of Columbus East High School (2000). He is also a 2005 graduate of Kentucky State University, with a B.A in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. He received his Masters of Divinity degree (2010) and Masters of Arts in Counseling Ministries (2013) from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. On May 20, 2016 Pastor Ferguson was conferred a Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. His area of concentration was Prophetic Preaching and Effective Church Leadership in the 21st Century. The title of his project was Equip, Empower, & Educate: Uniting the Church Under True Biblical Leadership. Dr. Ferguson authored the book, Led to the Stream: Refreshing in Life’s Valley. The project introduces a new paradigm to addressing valley moments in life, service, ministry, and beyond.

Dr. Ferguson has served in several roles in ministry. He is the current Senior Pastor of Clair United Methodist Church in Columbus, OH.

Charles’ LEAD talk topic: When aligning with the God’s purpose for your life, you must take the risk of choosing you