Identity Project

Samuel D. Ferguson, MPhil, PhD

Reverend, The Falls Church Anglican

The Rev. Dr. Samuel D. Ferguson is rector of The Falls Church Anglican in metro Washington, D.C.  In his pastoral work, Sam sees the need for deeper engagement in the doctrine of humanity, and how that impacts our understanding of being human. He is the author of two recent books, Does God Care about Gender Identity? and The Spirit and Relational Anthropology in Paul.  Sam Ferguson earned a MPhil at Cambridge University and a PhD at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Samuel D. Ferguson's Recommended Resources

Does God Care about Gender Identity?

Since the beginning of humanity, people have recognized the distinct creation of the male and female gender in God’s design. But with today’s gender revolution, people are increasingly questioning who they are designed to be. In our society, gender identity has been divorced from biology and rerooted in psychology. Do the core teachings of the Bible uphold these modern ideas?

In this concise booklet, Samuel Ferguson carefully and compassionately compares the core beliefs and practices of the transgender movement with fundamental truths expressed in Scripture. Ferguson argues human identity is not determined by the individual but is given to us by our Creator, who designed our bodies and minds with purpose and encourages us to live in Christlikeness—choosing the path of God-given transformation over man-made transition.

8 Things Parents Should Do When Kids Want to Transition Their Gender - Sam Ferguson

In this article, Samuel Ferguson offers biblical wisdom for parents who have kids struggling with gender identity.