PASTOR JACK PETERS
Pastor Jack Peters has been a minister of the Gospel since December of 1975. Born in Paterson and raised in Wayne, New Jersey, he graduated from Wayne Senior High School in 1965 and from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in 1969. He taught school and then went to Viet Nam as a member of the U.S. Army.
As a 16 year old, Pastor Jack listened to Billy Graham on the radio, knelt by his bedside, and received the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior. He was born again (John 3:1-18). Later in college he was active in Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship.
On June 10, 1972 Pastor Jack married his wife Dottie. They have three children, Pastor David Peters, Dr. Mark Peters (PhD), and Mrs. Tim (Donna) Spayd. As of November, 2009 they have thirteen grandchildren.
After serving as a missionary with Child Evangelism Fellowship for three years, Pastor Peters heeded Godís call to the pastoral ministry. He was ordained at the Calvary Baptist Church in Pitman, New Jersey on January 23rd, 1976. In 1978 he earned a B.S. in Bible from Philadelphia College of Bible (now Philadelphia Biblical University). He has pastored six churches in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania and has been at the Ringwood Baptist Church in Ringwood New Jersey since December 1, 2009.
In 1997 Pastor Peters starting using a talent God gave him to help other Pastors. He sends out expository sermon outlines once a week to help Pastors and Bible teachers with their preparation. The mailing list and website containing the outlines is called Sermon Seeds.
Pastor Jack is honored that the Lord has seen fit to use him in ministry. He and Dottie enjoy living in the country and sharing life with the folks at Ringwood Baptist Church. Pastor Jack says, ďIf youíre ever in the neighborhood, drop in for a cup of coffee. If itís Sunday or Wednesday, visit us at church. Youíre always welcome.Ē