Ronnie W. Rogers (B.A., Biblical Studies, Criswell College; M.S., Counseling, Henderson State University) has been a pastor for over twenty-five years, and is currently senior pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Oklahoma. He is the author of Reflections of a Disenchanted Calvinist: The Disquieting Realities of Calvinism, The Death of Man as Man: The Rise and Decline of Liberty and Undermining the Gospel: The Case for Church Discipline. He has served as Member – Committee on Committees of the Southern Baptist Convention; Chairman – Nominating Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention; Chairman – Board of Trustees for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; President – Arkansas Baptist State Convention.
On three occasions, Ronnie has been invited to participate and present at the Oxford Round Table in Oxford England. In 2004, the topic was Religion, Education and the Role of Government, meeting at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. His paper was entitled “Government Policy Toward Teaching Religion in State Schools”. In 2007, the topic was Religion, Education, Public Schools and Politics: Is There Common Ground? meeting at Harris Manchester College, Oxford University. His paper was entitled “The Decline of Religion in Public Education and The Decline of Public Education.” In 2010, the topic was Religion and Science: Shaping the Modern World meeting at Harris Manchester College, Oxford University. His paper was entitled “A Proposal for a Proportional Accommodation and Appreciation Model For Governing the Relationship of Church and State.” This last paper is the basis for the book entitled The Death of Man as Man: The Rise and Decline of Liberty.
He and his wife Gina have two married daughters, Natalie and Nancy, two sons-in-law, Rocky and JR, and two grandsons.