Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Roy Ferguson

Head Pastor

Roy Ferguson was born in Canton, OH, and was raised as the son of a Pastor in Indiana, Colorado, Kansas, and Kentucky. He met his wife, Sally while they were in college at Anderson University in Indiana. Roy and Sally were married in June 1987 and have 2 grown children, Nathanael and Anna. They are the proud grandparents of Emma, Sophea and Graham, and have a grand puppy named Filmore. At Anderson University, Roy earned a B.A. in Religion, with a minor in Business Administration.. After college Roy earned a Master of Divinity degree from Anderson University School of Theology.

Roy served as a Youth Pastor in Sikeston, MO for 3 years before answering the call to come to Busti COG in August of 1995.

Roy enjoys playing golf, reading, music, playing games with friends and family, and watching baseball and football.

Roy and Sally continue to be excited about serving Busti and the surrounding community by endeavoring to honor Jesus by modeling what it means to lead and love like Jesus. 

Scott Smith

Associate Pastor

Scott Smith was born and raised in Jamestown, NY. His father retired from SKF as a machinist and his mother retired as a receptionist from a local dental office. He graduated from Levant Christian School attended Elim Bible Institute for two years and transferred to L.I.F.E. Bible College East in Christiansburg, VA were he graduated with a B.A. in Theology. Scott continued his eduction with West Coast Bible College and Seminary receiving a Masters in Religious Education.  

It was in Christiansburg, VA where he met, the woman of his dreams and better half, Danika. They married in 1999. Scott served in Newton, Iowa from 2000-2004 as Associate Pastor/Youth Pastor in the Newton Foursquare Church.  Scott and Danika moved to Jamestown, NY in 2004 when he accepted the position of Associate Pastor with Busti Church of God.  

He loves the outdoors, hunting, fishing, cars, and guitars.  He is a Buffalo Bills fan claiming, “He was born into it.” He also is a fan of the Yankees, Sabres and college sports.  He is challenged at golf. He has four children and loves to spend time with them. His prayer is to honor Jesus with his life. He has a deep desire to see the Christian Church make a positive impact on the community around them by serving and loving people. 

Danika Smith

Worship Pastor / Associate Pastor

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Jean Brown

Children's Pastor

Jean has been part of the BCOG family since moving back to the area in 2007. She has been the Children’s Pastor since 2017.  She has a BS in Psychology, an MS in Elementary Reading and Literacy, and New York Teacher Certification for Birth- grade 6.

Jean grew up near Greenhurst, NY and enjoyed being involved at Fluvanna Community Church. She spent two years at Houghton College and ended up transferring and graduating from SUNY Brockport where she met her husband Tim. Brockport Free Methodist church was where she and Tim started serving in Children’s Ministries 17 years ago. Additionally Jean has 25 years of teaching experience most of it teaching pre-k. Jean and Tim have two adult kids, Caitlin and Jared, and a son In law Dylan who she teases is her favorite. They are ecstatic that their first grandchild is due in June 2020!

When starting her path as the Children’s Pastor at BCOG there were four words that were resounding in her spirit that she attributes to the encouragement of Jesus: Passion, Enthusiasm, Fun, and Excellence. She endeavors to teach and honor Jesus with all four of those things for the children of our community.