Ron Greer is the Area Director for 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 an In-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 transitional home for ex-prisoners. He and his family have shared
their home with over 36 individuals, 29 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 national leaders, both religious & political, including, Chuck Colson, James Dobson, Gary Bauer, David Keene, Allan Keys, Morton Blackwell, J.C. Watts, and Reggie White, just to name a few. He has testified before Congressional Briefings & other public policy forums dealing with a wide range of public policy issues and their impact on marriage and the family. 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 broadcasts in both Christian and secular markets, including ABC’s World News Tonight.
Married 41 years, Ron and his wife Rosalyn, an educator and Guidance Counselor, live in McKinney, Texas, and are the recipients of God’s gift of three sons, 40, 36, and 34 yrs, 2 daughters-in-law, and 4 precious grandchildren. He and Rosalyn’s work with children & youth span some 20+ years in neighborhoods, churches, and public schools. Ron’s passion to reach and impact the lives of men for Christ span over 35 years. It continues to be his primary focus and passion to this day.
Raising Expectations is a new program that will look at the past, giving greater insight into the present, and may produce authentic anticipation, raising expectations for the future! Joe will discuss major issues that confront us on national, political, and worldwide events, to the simple things that we think about and make unconscious personal decisions every day!
Freedom, Family, Finances, Faith, along with a myriad of other topics and all the intricacies involved in each of them...from a personal community perspective, that makes up what we call "Your Life in America Today!"
Informative, inclusive, intentional, interesting, and always encouraging. Each program will raise our expectations individually. We may begin looking at the future in a positive way, happy to try new ideas and methods with clear hopes of how things can change for the better in the future. Feeling more content, one topic at a time! So, let not your hearts be troubled...we can go from good, to better, to best in the future TOGETHER!