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Dr. Ray's Personal Profile

 

Spouse: 

Kristen N. Ray

Children: 

Collin, Katherine, Madison

Hometown:

Opelika, Alabama

Current church:

First Baptist Church, Dublin, Georgia

Current ministry:

Interim Pastor, First Baptist, Glenwood

Why did you come to BPC? 

I sensed the Lord’s leadership to teach the Bible at a Baptist college.

Courses you teach: 

Introduction to the New Testament; World Religions; Greek; Synoptic Gospels; Gospel of John; Jesus of Nazareth; Acts and the Early Church; Epistles of Paul; Apocalyptic Literature; Ministry of Care and Counseling

Interesting family facts: 

I am War Eagle all the way, while Kristen loves the Bulldogs.

Hobbies & interests: 

Golf, watching sports, reading

Most influential persons in your life: 

Robert Dismukes (my pastor growing up) and my mother.

Favorite preacher:

Billy Graham

Favorite authors:

Ben Witherington; George Eldon Ladd; David Halberstam

Favorite movies:

The Natural; The Rookie

Favorite TV shows:

Andy Griffith;  ESPN Baseball

Favorite restaurants:

Mexican, Chinese, Seafood, Country Buffet

Favorite vacation spot:

St. George Island, Florida

Surprising facts that students don’t know about you: 

I am a big-time sports fan.

Pet peeve:

Discourtesy of any sort.

What books, besides the Bible, have influenced you the most?

"In His Steps" by Charles Sheldon and "The Cost of Discipleship" by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Ministry philosophy:

“Seek ye first the Kingdom of God.”

Ministry passion:

Preaching and teaching the Bible.

Favorite thing about teaching:  

Opening up the Bible.

Life-changing Bible verse:

1 Chronicles 16:11

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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM