Presbyterian minister; writer. Born–March 8, 1938, Century, Escambia County, Florida. Parents–William E. and Anna Lee (Vaughan) Bush. Married–Sara Lucile Fulton, December 18, 1959, Birmingham. Children–two. Education: Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, graduated 1956; Howard College, 1960; Midwestern Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO, 1963; San Francisco Theological Seminary, D. Min., 1976. Ordained to the ministry, Clayton St. Baptist Church, Montgomery, 1954; received into the United Presbyterian Church (USA), 1963. Executive Director, Kentucky Council of Churches, Lexington, Ky., 1974-1990. Served Presbyterian churches in Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Michigan, and Alabama. Founding Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church, Madison, AL., 1991-2001. President, Interfaith Mission Service, Huntsville, 1999-2000; Interim Pastor, Northbrook Presbyterian Church, Beverly Hills, MI, 2001-2003; First Presbyterian Church, Royal Oak, MI, 2003-04; First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, 2005-06; Fellowship Presbyterian Church, Huntsville, 2007-08. Member, Board of Trustees, Miles College, Birmingham, 2013-. Published numerous magazine articles and sermons.

John C. Bush, Decatur, AL.

Disaster Response: A Handbook for Church Action. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1979.
Living Together: A Consultation on Roman Catholic Participation in State Ecumenical Agencies. New York: Commission on Regional and Locial Ecumenism, 1988.
A New Reformed Catechism: A Shorter Catechism for Today. Topeka, KS: Viaticum Press, 1997.
Patriots and Rebels. CreateSpace, 2014.

Interchurch Families: Resources for Ecumenical Hope. Louisville: WestminsterJohnKnox Press, 2002.
Privileged Clergy Communication and the Law. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1983; revised edition, 1989.