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For Such A Time As This

Lessons in Discernment for the Thinking Christian

by Dr. Ron Woodworth

Ron Woodworth Biographical Sketch

General Information:

  • Experienced pastor, church planter, seminar/conference speaker, media host, and consultant
  • Ordained Christian minister since 1976 and fulltime since 1978
  • Current President and CEO of Ron Woodworth Ministries


  • Original church plant: Foundation Fellowship, 1976-1987
  • Former professional gymnastics instructor for 6 years
  • Former Associate Pastor of the 5,000 member Word of Grace in Mesa, Arizona, where he functioned as member of Senior Leadership Council and primary preaching partner to Dr. Gary Kinnaman
  • Former Founder of the Network of Small Group Directors of Arizona with 400 small group leaders
  • Former International television host for the Charles E. Fuller Institute’s Church Satellite Network (CSN)


  • Ron holds three degrees in Religous Studies, a B.A., M.A. and D.R.S. in additon to 41 hours of credit toward a P.H.D. in theology.
  • Ron is an award winning author for Christian Writer’s Award in theology for World Religions & Atheism
  • Ron is a Full-Time Faculty Member for Grand Canyon University and teaches courses on Christian World View for the College of Theology

Ron’s Family:

  • Ron and his wife Patricia reside in Gilbert Arizona are the parents of four daughters: Stephanie, Allison, Elizabeth, and Vanessa.
  • To see a few of Ron’s endorsements, click here.