They Call Me Doc

They Call Me Doc

by Ken Riggs

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Overview

An autobiography, characteristics of good teaching, it happened in the classroom, and educational issues for anyone who wants to be a teacher or just wants to know something about teachers and teaching

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013170933
Publisher: FWB Publications
Publication date: 08/08/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 545 KB

About the Author

Dr. Ken Riggs has been an ordained Free Will Baptist minister since 1963. His ministry and career have been spent as an educator. He served as the principal of the first established Christian School in the Free Will Baptist denomination which was founded by his father, the late Rev. Raymond Riggs. He served on the faculty of Free Will Baptist Bible College from 1971-1993. Most of that time was as the Chairman of the Teacher Education program. He served as the Administrator of Pleasant View Christian School in Pleasant View, Tennessee from 2004-2010. Since 1991 he has served, and continues to serve as an Adjunct Professor for the Nashville State Community College in the field of Psychology. He has authored a variety of materials, namely, two gospel tracts, “Fight Than Switch,” and “Four Letter Words”; three booklets, “You Can Know,” a booklet explaining the assurance of salvation, “How To Live Right,” a booklet explaining how to use biblical principles in deciding between right and wrong, and “The Runaway,” the story of his personal conversion, and a book on the life of his father, “By The Way…,”.

As a minister, he has conducted many youth revivals, family seminars, and teacher education workshops for Sunday school teachers. He has served as an interim pastor of several Free Will Baptist churches in the Nashville, Tennessee area. For almost ten years he served as the Senior Pastor of the West Meade Fellowship, an interdenominational church, in the Bellevue area of Nashville.

He has written a variety of articles for the former Contact Magazine, and now ONE Magazine, the official magazine of the Free Will Baptist denomination. He and his wife, Carolyn, have been married since 1962. They have three married sons, Jeff and Sherry, Kevin and Misty, and Jonathan and Lara and are the grandparents of ten grandchildren. Ken and Carolyn reside in the state of Tennessee, in the Nashville area.

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They Call Me Doc 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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AELove More than 1 year ago
I have known Dr. Riggs for many years which made my interest in his book greater. However, when I read it I found so much help in teaching and understanding the methodology of reaching the mind of his students. A good read.