Ray grew up in Morgantown, West Virginia, in a Christian home, where he accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of nine. He later received his Bachelors’ degree in Bible and Church Administration. After graduating, he continued his seminary training. His graduate work is in Counseling and he has been a nationally certified Biblical counselor.
In 1987 he married his college sweetheart Rhonda and together they have four beautiful daughters: Rachel, Rebecca, RuthAnna & Rylee. Ray pastored Faith Bible Church in Williamstown, West Virginia, for 18 years, first as Youth Pastor and then as Senior Pastor. He was a charter member of the Wood County Christian school board as well as a charter member of Country Wide Prison Ministry. We are pleased that the Lord has led his family to Twin City in June of 2011, where he serves as Assistant to the Pastor in Counseling and Administration. Ray’s favorite passage of Scripture is Philippians chapter 2: “let this mind be in you…”