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Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor

PASTOR HOVIG BAJANIAN

Hovig Bajanian is the pastor of Edson Baptist Church since January 2014. He became a believer in Christ at a young age, and has served in various aspects of Canadian church ministry, since 1990. Before entering into full-time ministry, he earned his mechanical engineering technology diploma through Dawson College (QC, CAN), and worked as a mechanical designer; primarily in the aerospace industry. He is a graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (VA, USA), and is currently working on his post-graduate degree through The Master’s Seminary (CA, USA). He loves to exposit the Word of God and is an avid proponent of sound Reformed-Baptistic theology. His passion is to shepherd the church and to mentor like-minded men who would do the same (2 Tim. 2:1-2). His hobbies include soccer, music, and reading (Literature, Philosophy, and History). Hovig and his wife, Sveta, have two children: Julia and Steven.

PASTOR HOVIG’S RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:

Bibles
  • New American Standard Bible (NASB 1995)
  • English Standard Version (ESV)
  • King James Version (KJV)
  • New King James Version (NKJV)
  • New International Version (1984)
Ministry Websites
Books on Miscellaneous Topics
  • The Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyan
  • Knowing God – J. I. Packer
  • Looking up When Life Gets You down – Warren W. Wiersbe
  • Saved Without a Doubt – John MacArthur
  • The Soul Winner – C. H. Spurgeon
  • Marks of a Healthy Church – Mark Dever
  • Future Grace – John Piper
  • Ashamed of the Gospel: When the Church Becomes Like the World – John MacArthur
  • Desiring God – John Piper
  • The Holiness of God – R.C. Sproul
  • The Gospel According to Jesus – John MacArthur
  • If God is Good – Randy Alcorn
  • The Pleasures of God – John Piper
  • Revival – D. Martyn-Lloyd Jones
  • Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God – J. I. Packer
  • The Screwtape Letters – C.S. Lewis
  • Introduction to Biblical Counseling – MacArthur and Mack
  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp
  • The Invisible Hand: Do All Things Really Work for Good? – R.C. Sproul
  • Grasping God’s Word – Scott Duvall and Daniel Hays
  • Suffering and the Sovereignty of God – John Piper and Justin Taylor
  • The Freedom and Power of Forgiveness – John MacArthur
  • The Peace Maker – Ken Sande
  • Precious Remedies against Satan’s Devices – Thomas Brooks
  • Spiritual Depression: its Causes and Cure – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  • Let the Nations Be Glad: the Supremacy of God in Missions – John Piper
  • The Religious Affections – Jonathan Edwards
  • Prayer, Praise & Promises: A Daily Walk through the Psalms – Warren Wiersbe
  • Living by the Book: the Art and Science of Reading the Bible – Howard Hendricks
  • Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth – John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue
Study Bibles
  • The MacArthur Study Bible (NASB, ESV, NKJV, NIV)
  • NIV Zondervan Study Bible (D.A. Carson)
  • ESV Study Bible
  • ESV Reformation Study Bible (R.C. Sproul)
  • The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible (J. Beeke)
Bible Commentaries
  • The MacArthur New Testament Commentary (John MacArthur; single and multiple-volumes)
  • The Bible Knowledge Commentary (Dallas Theological Seminary Faculty; two-volumes)
  • The Wiersbe Bible Commentary (Warren W. Wiersbe; two volumes)
  • The Expositor’s Bible Commentary (Barker and Kohlenberger; two-volumes)
Books on the Doctrines of Grace
  • Chosen by God (R.C. Sproul)
  • Foundations of Grace (Steve Lawson)
  • The Doctrines of Grace (Boice/Ryken)
  • Putting Amazing Back into Grace (Michael Horton)
  • The Potter’s Freedom (James R. White)
  • What is Reformed Theology? (R.C. Sproul)
  • The Five Points of Calvinism: Defined, Defended, and Documented (Steele/Thomas/Quinn)
  • Still Sovereign (Schreiner/Ware)
  • The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination (Lorraine Boettner)
  • Living for God’s Glory (Joel Beeke)
  • The Sovereignty of God (Arthur Pink)