Brother Ron Barnes
Founder and Pastor

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About Brother Ron
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Our Ministries

Ask Brother Ron
Brother Ron answers your questions about religion, spirituality and ministry

Gatebuilder Ministry
A ministry to ministries. We want to help you become a more effective servant of our Father and your community.

Living Smart
Outreach Ministry

Equipping people to be positive,  productive members of the community.

Prayer Ministry
Prayers and prayer resources for Baha'i, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Native Americans, New Age, Pagans and other faiths.


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Religious Education
Resources to expand your knowledge and understanding of the world's major religions

Music Ministry
Ron's original gospel songs and links to Christian music web sites.

Resource Directory
Where to find help for medical problems, abuse, finances and other issues.

Career Planning
How to identify the right career, locate potential employers and get the job you want.



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May the Lord continue to bless and preserve you.
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ABC's Of a Fruitful Life

Always put your Higher Power first in your life.

Be a true friend and you will have many friends.

Count and thank your Higher Power for your many blessings daily.

Discipline yourself. Decide to make your life count.

Edify and encourage others consistently.

Follow great leaders and then become one.

Give liberally and joyfully of your time, talents and means.

Have an attitude of gratitude.

Invert any negatives thrown your way. Turn them into positives.

Journey through life One Step and One Day At A Time.

Keep written goals set ahead. Make specific plans to accomplish them.

Love and forgive everybody.

Maximize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses.

Never, never, never give up!

Open the door wide when opportunity knocks.

Practice patience. Promote peace.

Quit bad habits by replacing them with good habits.

Read your BigBook and other profitable material every chance you get.

Share your Experience, Strength and Hope whenever and wherever possible.

Take time to appreciate everything your Higher Power has given you.

Use your God given common sense.

Visualize your dreams and stretch to reach for them.

Watch, listen and pray to your Higher Power.

Xamine your motives on a regular basis.

Yield to your Higher Power when He prompts you.

Zoom in on your Higher Power's real purpose for your life.