From the farm, to the Air Force, to radio, to proud Great Grandfather. In A Heart to Serve – On Radio, In Person we present the story of Ed Ronne, a man of practical faith. After completing his service in the 1st Fighter Group in the Air Force, he went on to serve the Lord with his gifts in radio and voice acting. You may have heard his rich baritone traversing the airwaves in scientific documentary work. He has been a host at WMBI Moody Radio, was the voice of Grey Wolf in the popular Christian Radio Drama, Ranger Bill, and served as Director of Communications at Compassion International. Mr. Ronne shares amazing stories of life. Have you ever been brought to the hospital in a wheelbarrow? Enjoy his insights about faith and remaining true to the Lord. Asked why this is important Ed replies simply, “I wouldn’t have it any other way.”
During his career as a broadcaster, Mr. Ronne, was privileged to interview Dr. Billy Graham, Ruth Graham, Dale Evans, the wife of cowboy Roy Rogers, Richard Nixon just prior to his presidency, and Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg a co-inventor of Plutonium and nominee of John F. Kennedy to the Atomic Energy Commission. Dr. Seaborg was also a Nobel Peace Prize winner. In A Heart to Serve – On Radio and In Person, you will hear about such stories, funny college and broadcast memories, and about a 16 country 70 day trip around the world he took while Director of Communications at Compassion International. “Wherever I went kids would sing. But, they had nothing. Some of them made a marimba out of sticks and it sounded great… it’s amazing how the gospel goes around the world. It’s everywhere.”
Today, Mr. Ronne actively serves his local community in surprising ways bearing witness for Christ. Ed says, “In the days I have left, I want to do everything I can to serve Him.” By the way, Ranger Bill is still available, check it out at the link below. Radio adventure is great for the imagination!