“I count myself one of the number of those who write as they learn and learn as they write.” – Augustine

About Me

Christian. Man. Husband. Father. Son. Brother. Uncle.

I’ve been a Christian for about 40 years now and have experienced the grace of God through many ups and downs, trials and blessings.  I began writing here in January of 2009 as an outlet for communicating the truth’s of God’s Word.

The original inspiration for this website name really came from the song by Casting Crowns.  I thought it perfectly illustrated how so often we listen to the many voices of the world but fail to listen to the voice that matters most, the Voice of Truth, namely God through His Word, “Thy word is truth.”  Since then, I’ve modified the tagline to “Speaking the Truth in Love” from Ephesians 4:15. My prayer is that in some way through these feeble efforts here, God may receive honor and glory as I attempt to communicate His Word.

Soli Deo Gloria


  1. Greetings!

    Just wanted to thank you for posting my article, Be Careful What You Buy In Christian Bookstores. 🙂

    Grace & peace,
    Marsha West

  2. You’re very welcome Marsha. And thank you for publishing an article to warn people of the dangers out there. Just because the bookstore says it’s Christian doesn’t mean we can accept their content as truth. As the Apostle Paul says, “Test Everything. Hold on to the good” I Thessalonians 5:21

  3. just wanted to mention that in the opening paragraph about the radio broadcast between Pastor Boling and James DeYoung on his book, “Burning Down the Shack”, it is said incorrectly that Kevin DeYoung wrote the book…also a great writer (!!) just not this book’s author!

  4. Thanks for the catch Ann! Yes Kevin DeYoung is likewise a good author that’s what I get for trying to multi-task.

    God Bless,


  5. Greetings!

    I am Carla Arce from the Philippines and am also God’s daughter. Right now, I am writing a paper about Bible Translations over time from the Old Version to the Tagalog Version which is the vernacular here in our country.

    I found your statements appealing on this page: http://voiceoftruthblog.com/which-bible-version-is-right-for-me right after the image of the Bible Translation Chart. I would like to cite you as my source, if you would allow me to. But with this, I kind of need your name for the Bibliography.

    You see, it is a school project and I really need your words to give light to my paper. Please? I hope to hear from you soon. God bless you and may you continue to enlighten the world with your words and teachings.

    God bless you and more power! 🙂


  6. Carla, thanks for the encouraging words. You may feel free to cite me (John Ferguson), but I am by no means an expert on the subject. I think the post you referenced included several other valuable resources which you may want to consider as references.

    God bless you and your studies!

    In Christ alone,

  7. Hi, I just stumbled upon this website tonight and I love it! Keep standing for the truth!

  8. Encouraged – and thrilled! – to read your comments on the Sovereignty of God uncluttered by the Free Will myth. BLESSINGS!

  9. John, just wanted to commune with you especially in regards to your anxiety article. Could you give me your email address so I can contact you?

  10. Oh thank you! From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU! For quite some time I have been struggling with so many things and wondering if I am just crazy in the head for feeling and thinking the way I do. And if not, why do I feel like the lone ranger? It is so difficult to find people who will actually speak about the truth and even more difficult to find people who live as they “say” they believe. So so refreshing!!

  11. Thank you for the encouraging comment Wendi! Please let me know if there is anything specific I can help with or address.


  12. Thanks for your articles,yes we are to be careful on what we buy in Christian bookstore,many have distorted the word of God

  13. Hello,

    I enjoyed the COMPLETE IN CHRIST wrote.

    It’s taken me a long time to get this but I finally understand my union with Christ and with the Trinity and it’s life changing! I have a labor of love that I think you may enjoy.

    Diving into the mystery of Christ in you and our Unity with the Trinity!

    Check it out if you have the time and please share it if you enjoy it. Trying to get the Word out.

    Peace and Joy, Tony

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