Pastor Ron Crum
Kingsriver Worship Center
Pastor Ron Crum has pastored King's River Worship Center, St. Albans, WV for the past eighteen years.
The son of a southern West Virginia coal miner, he graduated from Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God, in Lakeland, FL, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
He also has a Masters Degree from Marshall University Graduate College in counseling and has begun his Doctoral studies.
recently finished an eight-year term as the Assistant Superintendent of the Appalachian District of the Assemblies of God
, and the Board of Directors for Southeastern College
has ministered in India, the African countries of Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa and most recently in Armenia.
ministry has included pastoring, assistant and youth pastoring, Christian television and radio, also teaching and directing a Christian school.
He is the founder of "The Leader's Edge", a ministry to leaders in education, ministry, business, and professionals.
He founded the Appalachian District School of Ministry, which trains and educates those wanting to become a certified, licensed, or ordained minister with the Assemblies of God.
Favorite topics in Pastor Crum's
teachings are favor, grace, wisdom, prayer, and leadership.
One of his
greatest passions is outreach - to those in the church, the schools, the community and the world.
was the visionary and driving force behind a 2004 statewide prayer effort called Pray West Virginia to "reverse the curse and release the blessing" which is a continuing event.
and Phyllis, his
wife of twenty-seven years, have two daughters.