About the author

Ronnie Collier Stevens

Ronnie Collier Stevens was born in Atlanta Georgia in 1950. He was converted to saving faith in Jesus Christ as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia where he studied history. After seminary in Dallas he and his wife Jane served pastorates in Virginia and North Carolina before moving to Germany in 1986 to become the first Pastor of Munich International Community Church.

From Munich Ronnie was able to minister covertly in the Soviet Union, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland. After the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991 Ronnie and Jane and their three children moved to Moscow where he became the first Pastor of Moscow Bible Church.

Returning to the US Ronnie then served as Senior Pastor of First Evangelical Church Memphis for almost nine years. He and Jane then relocated to Eastern Europe to Pastor Danube International Church in Budapest, Hungary. After 13 years in Budapest Ronnie and Jane moved back to Moscow to serve two churches there for nearly four years.

Following a total of 24 years of ministry overseas they settled in Germantown Tennessee in November 2019.

Books Ronnie is most grateful to have read:

Faith and Life by BB Warfield 

Diary and Life by AA Bonar

The Forgotten Spurgeon by Iain Murray

Prayer by Timothy Keller


Favorite Author:

CS Lewis


Favorite Secular Author:

PG Wodehouse


Most Unpardonable Obsession:

Georgia Football

Apart from writing, Ronnie currently serves as Associate Pastor Harvest Church Memphis.