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Palace Arts Center, Grapevine | Ron Greer
September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Ron Greer is the Area Director of the North Central Texas for Man In The Mirror Ministries. He is formerly the founder & senior pastor of Trinity Evangelical Fellowship in Madison, Wisconsin, and is a former 18-year veteran firefighter who was fired because he refused to compromise his faith. He is an ex-offender whose life of violence and racial hatred was transformed by the power of Christ while serving a prison sentence as a young Marine in the United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Ron was born in the segregated south in Denmark (Jackson), Tennessee in 1956, moved to inner-city Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1965, and later married Rosalyn Swan & moved to Madison, Wisconsin where they lived for 25 yrs.
Ron served as an “In-Prison Seminar” instructor for Prison Fellowship Ministries from 1983 to 2003, as a prison bible study leader, and a popular prison and motivational speaker throughout Wisconsin and the U.S. He also served as Field Services Director of the Central U.S. for “Network for Life”, an aftercare ministry of Prison Fellowship Ministries, the Ministry Delivery Team Manager for the state of Wisconsin for Prison Fellowship and later the founder and Executive Director of “Fellowship House”, a Christian residential transitional home for ex-prisoners. He and his family have shared their home with over 35 individuals, 27 of which were ex-prisoners, along with homeless individuals and families with whom they ministered the love of Christ, helping them through the transition back into the community.
Ron was a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District in 1998, the Republican nominee in 2002, and a candidate in 2004, believing in the critical need for Conservative, committed Christian leadership in public policy. He has enjoyed the endorsements of several both religious & political conservative leaders including, Chuck Colson, James Dobson, Gary Bauer, David Keene, Allan Keys, Morton Blackwell, and J.C. Watts, just to name a few. He has testified before Congressional Briefings & other public policy forums dealing with a wide range of public policy issues. He has been featured in numerous publications including those of Focus on the Family, Family Research Council, Christianity Today, World Magazine, and Human Events; as well as in Chuck Colson’s bestselling book, “How Now Shall We Live”. He has also been featured on numerous television and radio broadcast in both Christian and secular markets, including ABC’s World News Tonight.
Married 39 years, Ron and his wife Rosalyn, an educator and Guidance Counselor, live in Little Elm, Texas and are the recipients of God’s gift of three sons, 37, 34, and 31 yrs, 3 daughters-in-law, and 3 precious grandchildren. He and Rosalyn’s work with children & youth span some 25+ years in neighborhoods, churches and public schools. Ron’s passion to reach and touch the lives of men span over 35 years and continues to be his primary focus and passion to this day.