Pastor Randy and his wife LaFon have been married since 1977. They have two children (Sarah and Levi) and six grandchildren. Randy was born in Wichita Falls Texas, but grew up in southeast Ohio.

After accepting Christ at 16 years old, Randy attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and the Tri-State Bible College in South Point, Ohio, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education. In 1978, he enrolled at Grace Theological Seminary, eventually earning his Master of Divinity Degree. Randy has served as a pastor for the past 33 years in North Carolina, Illinois, and Michigan.