Roger Ellsworth grew up on a farm in southern Illinois. He began preaching at an early age and has spent 60 years in the ministry, most of it in the pastorate. He is the author of over 60 books. Roger is currently engaged in interim pastorates and conference and revival preaching. He is married to Sylvia, and they have 2 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 5 grandchildren.