Welcome to Good News Bible Series (GNBS) and Triumphant Publications Ministries
Pastor John M. Otis
Founder of Triumphant Publications Ministries
John M. Otis graduated from East Tennessee State
University (Johnson City, TN) in 1973 with a bachelor of science degree.
He attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS from 1975-79,
receiving a Masters of Divinity degree and a Masters of Christian
In 1979, he was ordained as a minister of the gospel by Westminster
Presbytery (PCA). Upon graduation from seminary, he went back to his
alma mater and became campus pastor at East Tennessee State University
under the auspices of Westminster Presbytery (PCA). He served in that
capacity for two years until he received a call to be the pastor of
Coeburn Presbyterian Church in Coeburn, VA, where he served from
In 1987, John left that pastorate moving his family to Atlanta, Ga to be
a part of the ministry of Chalcedon Presbyterian Church. In 1990, he
transferred his membership from Westminster Presbytery (PCA) to Covenant
Presbytery (RPCUS). John, while being an ordained minister, was
elected by the congregation of Chalcedon Presbyterian Church to serve in
the capacity of a ruling elder.
In 1995, John was made an evangelist of Covenant Presbytery (RPCUS) to
minister in Corpus Christi, Texas. For a period of nine years, he
ministered to this body of believers once a month.
In January 2005, John moved full time to Corpus Christi where he was the
evangelist/pastor for four and a half years. In September 2009, John
received a call to be the evangelist/pastor of the Covenant Reformed
Presbyterian mission work of the RPCUS in Burlington, North Carolina. On
May 9th, 2011 this work was fully constituted as a church in the RPCUS
and John became the full time pastor.
In April 2014, John relocated back to Georgia and became a writer of Bible courses with Reformation Christian Ministries. These courses are designed for adults, who want to have a deeper understanding of Biblical truths. These courses are translated into various languages for use around the world. Go to Good News Bible Series for a list of courses and to register.
John is married to the former Christine Weagly. He and his wife have three sons, Jason, Brian and Derrick.
Under Triumphant Publications, John has published various works. These are available here on Sermon Audio and at triumphantpublications.com.
He is a contributing editor of the Counsel Of Chalcedon where he has contributed various articles such as:
The RPCUS Distinctives
The Westminster Standards Implications of Presbyterian Government
The Role of Women in the Church
If you need any information, you can contact Pastor John Otis at (361)425-8312.