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55: John Ray

John Ray Bio PicJohn Ray is a Youth With A Mission missionary as well as Lead Teaching Elder at Grace Church of Northwest Arkansas. He has almost thirty years of ministry experience in over thirty countries and context as well as a newly minted Masters of Divinity from George Fox Evangelical Seminary. John and his wife Jane have four daughters, Hope, Hannah, Naomi and Olivia. In October of 2009, their youngest daughter Olivia was tragically killed at a crosswalk a mile from their home in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Since then much of the their ministry efforts have been focused on various projects supported through Olivia’s Basket. (Photo credit: Brian Hirschy)

Resources and Links Mentioned:
Ray Family site
Olivia’s Basket
Narrative Lectionary

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