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Press Information about Ron Ross, B.A., M.Div., D.Th.
Creator of Legacy Story Course, Dr. Ron Ross, is available for personal appearances and podcast interviews (via Zoom, phone, or studio).


Highlights of Ron’s life:

  • Ron Ross’s first job was at age 13 riding his bicycle to deliver the Omaha World-Herald to his neighborhood.
  • As a writer, at age 17, he earned his first byline with a front-page story for his high school newspaper.
  • Graduated from Nebraska Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1965.
  • In 1967 he took his wife and two children to Zambia (in central Africa) for seven years as a missionary with the Zambia Christian Mission.
  • Ron attended Denver Seminary in 1971, then later completed his work for a Master of Divinity Degree at Creighton University and a Doctor of Theology degree at Biblical Life College & Seminary. He pastored churches in Nebraska, Texas, and Colorado.
  • As the author of “How to Record Your Family History,” he was a guest lecturer for the Colorado Historical Society.
  • Ron is a prolific poet and has written numerous articles for various periodicals.
  • From 1997 until 2022, he owned and published “Tidbits,” a regional tabloid entertainment paper.
  • Paul Harvey: Promoter and Master of Ceremonies on two occasions for the late-great broadcaster Paul Harvey.
  • President Gerald Ford: He interviewed President Ford in his retirement home in Beaver Creek, Colorado for a magazine article.
  • Kenneth Kaunda, President of Zambia: Ron had a private interview with President Kenneth Kaunda in the presidential mansion in Lusaka, Zambia.
  • Marilyn Van Derbur (Miss Colorado and Miss America, 1958): interview for a magazine article.
  • Judge for a regional Miss America contest
  • Newspaper Columnist “Douglas County (CO) News-Press” for several years
  • Newspaper Columnist “Tidbits” & “Snippitz” (continuous for over 25 years)
  • Published author – “Christianity Today” and other periodicals
  • Radio Personality – 1310 KFKA Northern Colorado 2012 – 2017 . To hear a sample of his radio show CLICK HERE
  • Jumped out of airplane at age 73 – CLICK HERE for “Denver Post” story
  • Author of 9 books
  • Poet and lyricist of over 60 poems, songs, and hymns
    To hear “Dream On,” a poem by Ron Ross, CLICK HERE
  • “The Glass Horse,” an, interview clip of Ron Ross — CLICK HERE Ron wrote the lyrics to several songs
  • To hear “Turn My Night Into Day” — CLICK HERE
  • To hear the song, “One More Day” — CLICK HERE
  • To hear “Daddy Don’t Go” — CLICK HERE
  • World Traveler who has visited 17 countries and all but three states
  • Married for over 52 years, three children, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. To watch a memorial video for his wife of over 52 years, CLICK HERE.
  • Marriage seminar creator and speaker
  • Podcaster – 97 podcasts still available — CLICK HERE
  • Actor in Community Theater productions
  • Visiting lecturer for Colorado Historical Society
  • Blogger –
  • Senior influencer and creator of Senior Moment on YouTube  –
  • Inspirational speaker for a variety of events over the years
  • 7th Grade Yoyo Champion 😊
  • Dr. Ross lives in Southwest Indiana (USA)

Missionary to Africa

Books Dr. Ross has authored

Paul Harvey, Ron Ross, and singer, Tim Peterson

Ron Ross and President Ford

Dr. Ross is an award-winning public speaker

Dr. Ross at home in Indiana