Dr. Charles W. Ferguson was born August 26, 1981 in Columbus, Ohio. He is the son of Teresa M. Ferguson and grandson of Charles and Cleona Wilson. Charles gave his life to Christ at the age of 10 on May 31, 1992. Rev. Ferguson was licensed on February 13, 1998 at the Mount Olivet Baptist Church (Rev. Dr. Charles E. Booth, Pastor) in Columbus, Ohio. Rev. Ferguson was ordained at the Christ Memorial Missionary Baptist Church (Rev. Dr. Shedrick L. Fowler, Pastor) on December 28, 2008. 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 from Methodist Theological School in Ohio (2010). In May of 2013, Rev. Ferguson received a Masters of Arts in Counseling Ministries at Methodist Theological School in Ohio. On May 20th, 2016, Pastor Ferguson was conferred his earned Doctor of Ministry Degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. His area of concentration was Effective Church Leadership and Prophetic Preaching in the 21st Century. The title of his project thesis was Equip, Empower, & Educate: Uniting the Church Under True Biblical Leadership. Dr. Ferguson has also published his first book, Led to the Stream: Refreshing in Life’s Valley (squareup.com/store/ledtothestream)
Dr. Ferguson has served in several capacities in ministry. Currently, he serves as the Pastor of Wesley Church of Hope United Methodist Church in Columbus, OH. On August 18, 2012, Dr. Ferguson married his best friend and soul mate, Myrissa K. Ferguson. Besides making the decision to serve God, Dr. Ferguson says that marrying Myrissa is the best decision he has ever made. In July 2014, Charles and Myrissa welcomed their first child, Charles Jeremiah Ferguson into the world. Dr. Ferguson believes in the Kingdom agenda that God has prepared for His people and this world.