Ronn Read is committed to serving pastors and leaders in the communities surrounding St. Mary’s. As a trained Man in the Mirror expert in men’s discipleship, Ronn guides pastors and leaders through a comprehensive strategy to reach and disciple all of their men. Ronn also serves as the Team Chaplain for all Man in the Mirror Area Directors. Ronn is committed to helping each Area Director as they maintain their spiritual, emotional, and physical health. The health of the Area Director team is critical as they provide guidance to pastors and leaders in their communities. His intentional focus on men’s discipleship is impacting the marriages, families, and workplaces in his community and in communities across the country. Discipleship changes everything!
After nearly forty years of pastoring, Ronn Read took on the role as Chicagoland Area Director for Man In The Mirror. He was made the Central States Regional Director in 2014, and in 2018 he began serving as the National Chaplain, which includes training and leading seminars across the nation. Ronn holds an M.Div from Liberty Theological Seminary and a Doctorate from Luther Rice Seminary. His novel “Blood Reflection” was published in 2012.
Ronn and Janie have been married for 45 years and have five children and 17 grandchildren. He spends his spare time running, hiking, and writing.