After coming to the knowledge of Christ at an early age, Roger Ellsworth began preaching at age 11 and pastoring at age 16. He has served as pastor of churches in Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. He is currently living in Jackson, TN, and is serving as Pastor of Parkview Baptist Church.
He is also the author of 47 books, including “The Bible Book by Book,” which is one of Evangelical Press’ best-selling titles.
He is a regular contributor to Evangelical Times and GraceTrax magazines.
He served for two years as President of the Illinois Baptist State Association and for 10 years as trustee of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, two of which he was the chairman of the board.
He and his wife Sylvia have two sons, Tim and Marty. Tim is the news and media relations director for Union University, Jackson, Tennessee. Marty is the pastor of the
Emmaus Road Baptist Church, Whittington, Illinois.
Roger and Sylvia also have three grandchildren, Daniel, Emmalee and Noah.