Ron is a fifth-generation Seventh-day Adventist. His great-great-grandfather even attended the 1888 General Conference. Ron and his wife spent nearly fifteen years at Weimar Institute where he served in the NEWSTART program and as college librarian. There he began his work on The Return of the Latter Rain, published in 2010. The second volume in the series, Wounded in the House of His Friends, was published in 2014. Ron currently works as a respiratory therapist in Walla Walla, Washington.