Ben Ferguson


Ben Ferguson was born in Texas, served in the U.S. Navy, earned a BS degree from San Jose State, and Master of Theology degree from Dallas Seminary. He served churches in Texas and California and was one of the founders of the Adopt-a-Chaplain ministry and serves as a chaplain to chaplains. He’s retired and lives in California with his wife and family.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
English wasn’t my favorite subject in high school but each semester we were required to research and write a 1500 word “theme.” The paper required proper research, format, footnotes, bibliography, and file cards. Writing then was a CHORE but that discipline was the foundation for writing.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up on a small farm in Texas where we frequently dealt with the harsh realities of the farm life solving the problems of daily life. I came home from Ag class one day and told my dad, according to the textbook, it was time to plow the corn. I remember clearly him saying “Son I plow the corn when it needs to be plowed not when a textbook says it needs to be plowed.” On the farm I learned simple is better than complex and practical trumps the theoretical. Frequently when facing a situation, in my mind my dad’s words of wisdom still resonate.
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Where to find Ben Ferguson online


God, I've Got A Problem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources
God has the answer to all of our problems. This book provides Scriptural ways to deal with forgiveness, guilt, loneliness, worry, disappointment, depression, temptation, boredom, pride, and death. Practical and easy-to-read, God, I've Got a Problem can be used a reference for dealing with a specific problem, or it can be read in its entirety as a guide to Christian living.

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