Dr. Bogue was born in Vincennes, Indiana, December 8,1939. He graduated from Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree in philosophy and history in 1961. He graduated from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1965 cum laude with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree with honors in history and theology; and the Free Amsterdam in the Netherlands with a Doctorandus (Drs.) in 1969 and a Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) in 1975.
He was ordained in 1969 in the United Presbyterian Church of the United States of America (UPUSA) and transferred to the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) in 1975.
Dr. Bogue was founding pastor of Faith Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Akron, Ohio, since 1975. He is married with four children and was for twenty years Principal of Westminster Academy, a Christian day school associated with the church.
He has served as a guest lecturer at Covenant Theological Seminary, Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Greenville Theological Seminary, Reformation International Theological Seminary, Whitefield Theological Seminary, Geneva College, Grove City College, and Christ College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has also traveled to Korea three times to lecture at the Missionary Training Institute for the Presbyterian Church of Korea (Koshin). He has traveled in 24 countries outside the United States.
Some of his publications include Jonathan Edwards and the Covenant of Grace (1975); Hole in the Dike: Critical Aspects of Berkouwer's Theology (1976); The Genesis Covenants (1986); The Scriptural Law of Worship (1987); contributor, "The Theonomic Response to Principled Pluralism'" in God and Politics (1989); contributor, "Berkouwer and the Battle for the Bible," in Inerrancy and the Church.