Faith Temple Christian Center
Faith Temple Christian Center is the church that BEAT Youth Ministry is affiliated with under Dr. R. Shaun Ferguson. He is the CEO of Shaun Ferguson Ministries (SFM), founder/supervisor of Soaring Eagle Foundation, Inc. and Caregivers Choice Mentoring, former board member of the United Way, and currently serves on the Brevard County Community Action Board. He also serves as a Chaplain with the Rockledge and Cocoa Police Departments, and the Brevard County Jail, assisting officers and families during times of transition. He is a resident of Rockledge, Florida, where he received his education in Brevard County Schools.
He dedicated his life to Christ as a young adult while in college and answered the call of God for ministry at the age of 25 and he began to exercise his gift with teenagers. Since that time, has seen hundreds of teenagers’ lives change through teaching the Word of God and teaching youth invaluable life skills. After serving as youth Pastor for over eight years, he was appointed Senior Pastor of Faith Temple Christian Center in 2001.
Faith Temple Christian Center:
Sponsors an after school tutoring program for at-risk teens
Sponsors Restorative Justice program for juvenile offenders
Conducts Abstinence Education programs
Created Mentoring Children of Prisoners in Brevard and Orange County servicing well over 100 children.
Feeds over 300 people per holiday event each year
Bishop Clarence and Dr. Susie W. Ferguson are a couple with a dedicated prayer life, an ear to hear from God, and a love of people. Bishop Ferguson was called to the ministry in 1980. Along with wife, they began their ministry in various locations throughout Brevard County. In 1986, they established the Faith Temple Christian Center in Rockledge at its current location. The membership grew from a humble beginning of 4 to a flourishing and stable ministry in the Cocoa-Rockledge community.
After over 29 years in ministry and 19 years as Pastor, Bishop retired and passed the mantle to his son, Shaun, who had served as Youth Pastor for 9 years.
Bishop and Dr. Ferguson are still active members under the leadership of their son. They currently serve as the Marriage Ministry Coordinators, Intercessors and Elders Council Advisors.
For more information about Faith Temple Christian Center, please go to ftcconline.com.
Pastor Shaun is married to Pastor Te-Kisha of Te-kisha Ferguson Ministries. Together, they have two sons, Jamin and Shawn, daughter-in-law, Amy and two grandchildren--David and Kaylah.