Pastor Ron is the oldest of four boys. Their Father Harold has passed away and his brothers live in Florida and NC.  Ron and Sharon have three children and two grandchildren.

Pastor Ron loves sports including golf, tennis, pickle ball, and racquetball. He likes to read, watch movies and enjoys his children and grandchildren.

His greatest supporter has been Sharon, his wife of 33 years. She is a substitute teacher in Kanawha County schools and has a brother who is a pastor in Huntington WV. Her father was also a pastor but has gone home to be with the Lord. She received her Bachelor’s Decree in Journalism at Marshall University. Sharon loves to sing with the praise team.

Pastoral Education:

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – Master of Divinity

Ashland Seminary – Doctor of Ministry (ongoing)

Pastoral Experience:

Associate Pastor – Emmanuel Baptist Church, Charleston WV

Lead/Senior Pastor – Kanawha City Baptist Church, Porterfield Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Kenova WV

Church Planter/Pastor – Gateway Church, So. Charleston WV

BCM Leader – University of Charleston

Chaplain – Corporate Chaplains of America

Teays Valley Association – Ordination Chairman

Teays Valley Pastors Association – President