Ray oversees the pastoral and support staff for the ministries of Grace. He aids the staff and Elders in the development and implementation of ministry goals and strategies to improve our ability to minister and serve the people of Grace and the Austin community. Ray has been at Grace since 1990 and on staff since 1995. He completed his undergraduate work in management at Georgia Tech, served for 17 years on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ, completed Biblical Studies through the International School of Theology and earned an MA in Adult Education and Human Resources Development at the University of Texas. Ray and his wife, Diana, have four children and are now empty nesters.