Ron is a local graduate of Triton High School in Erwin. After serving four years of honorable service in the United States Air Force as a Security Specialist, he returned home to attend the University of NC at Wilmington. Ron describes two major things happening in College: He gave his heart to Jesus Christ and to Juli, who later became his wife. After graduation and enjoying a successful career in the Insurance Industry, God stirred his spirit and called him to ministry. Ron has obtained a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice College and Seminary. He and Juli have two boys, Grayson and Braxton.