ABOUT Ron

RONALD ANTHONY ARCHER

 Ronald Anthony Archer has served as the North American Coordinator for the International Reconciliation Coalition (IRC) for the past 12 years. The IRC is an International Coalition of like-minded individuals, Churches and Prayer Groups committed to bridging the gap between peoples and healing the deep wounds of our world using biblical means – Confession, Repentance, Reconciliation and Restitution.

 “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.” 2 Corinthians 5:18

Ron is a veteran of over 42 years of Pastoral and Missionary service, beginning his ministry in July 1969 – the day Neill Armstrong walked on the moon. Ron, a decorated Vietnam Vet, has served in a number of pastoral positions in local churches, including Senior Pastor.

From 1978-1991 Ron worked with Youth With A Mission in Holland and Belgium. He is the founder of YWAM Belgium and served as National Director for 7 years, after which he became YWAM’s Area Director for BENELUX (Belgium, The Netherlands & Luxembourg). Ron has traveled in over 60 countries speaking in local churches, missions conferences, teaching in YWAM Discipleship Training Schools, consulting on missions, church growth and city-reaching.

While Senior Pastor of Church of the Living Christ in Simi Valley in the late 1990’s,  Ron was one of the founders of “Pray Simi Valley” and worked with “Pray Ventura County,” two efforts focused on reaching their Cities and County for God. This included being part of a weekly Pastor’s prayer group. The unified Pastors & Churches have organized quarterly Concerts of Prayer, several Marches for Jesus, annual city-wide Weeks of Prayer, a Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast and launched several hundred Lighthouses of Prayer.

As North American Coordinator for the IRC Ron’s passion and purpose is to network the Body of Christ, encourage and support the North American network of the IRC, maintain the vision & values of reconciliation, facilitate networking, communication and research as well as  share resources which will assist the Church in completing the Great Commandment (John 13:34, 35) and the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20).

Ron’s work in Reconciliation has taken him to Germany, Holland, Belgium, England, Ireland, N. Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Finland, Sweden, Senegal, Uganda, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Ron has two adult children, Russell (42) lives in Portland, OR and works for an Insurance Company to support his first love, Music.  Rachelle (39) who lives in San Diego, is mom to 4 year old Kai – the Light of our Lives – and is an Expressive Arts Therapist at Monarch School, a school for homeless and at-risk children.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Ron Archer
North American Coordinator
International Reconciliation Coalition
PO Box 831
La Mesa, CA 91944-0831
Mobile: (619)-507-1644
Email: ron.archer@gmail.com
Facebook: Ronald Anthony Archer
Twitter: ronarcher43
LinkedIn: Ronald Anthony Archer
Google+: Ronald Anthony Archer
 
International Reconciliation Coalition
International Office
PO Box 3278
Ventura, CA  93006
Office: (805) 642-5327
Fax: (805) 642-2588
Email: ircio@pacbell.net
Web Site: http://www.reconcile.org
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  2. Oh dear Brother, Mighty Man of God who loves the Lord first, and then others! You definitely ARE a son of God, and a man after His own heart ~ “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” May the Lord richly bless you as you continue to reflect His Love, as you minister healing, deliverance, and restoration to the lost and hurting so all may experience the Good Plans He has for each one…..

    • Maryal, Thanks so much for your kind and encouraging comments. If you see anything good, its Jesus, bad, its me. Jesus has been so merciful and gracious to me and all I can do is say THANK YOU JESUS. We’re all doing our small part of love Jesus and advance His Kingdom on planet Earth. Bless you sister, you carry a serious passion and anointing for Jesus! R

  3. Thanks for your faithfullness through all of life’s seasons. Your steadfast love of the Lord has born fruit in many of our lives. Onward!

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    • Thanks Tyson. Sorry to take so long to approve and respond. Been busy elsewhere. Hope to start blogging actively again soon. Busy season. Actually, I’m still kinda learning how this all works.

      Have a GREAT week,

      Ron

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  6. hello ron,its been alot of years.loved having you as a mens pastor at faith chapel.hope you are well.you came on my heart tonight so i tracked you down.love your web site.

    steve mcmurphy

    • Wow, talk about blast from the past. Send me an email at ron.archer@gmail.com

    • Steve, Wow, talk about blast from the past. Great to see your name here – takes me back to a lot of great memories. Not sure if I replied earlier. I was on a break-neck travel schedule from Sept 5 to Nov 10. Turkey – Israel – USA – Belgium – USA – San Diego – Lake Arrowhead. Would love to hear more from you and catch up. Pray you and yours had a Great Christmas and Wishing you much Success, Prosperity and Blessing in 2014. My email: ron.archer@gmail.com Been living back in Simi Valley since Jan 2009. 🙂

  7. Albert K.Ballahou for sharing this great site with me. it is exciting and it is a blessing to read through all the comment. i will visit this blog every day.God bless you for all the journey in the service of Our Great King. I also invite Bro. Ron to Lib

    God bless you Bro. Ron

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  10. Please Ron could you arrange to come with a team for reconciliation to Juba South Sudan and we will be able to mobilize south Sudan pastors and leaders from different churches.
    South Sudan need emergency reconciliation plz
    thank you
    yours

    Robert Nathana from Juba South Sudan

    • Robert, I would be very interested in bringing a team to Juba. Our Reconciliation Team spent three weeks in Gulu & Kampala Uganda in 2008. Have we met while our team was there? While there we met Mama Shekinah and two of our team returned to Uganda & Sudan to video a documentary of her story. Not sure if you know her? Can you please email me more details with your contact information to ron.archer@gmail.com
      Thank you and may Father God watch over, bless & protect you. (I just noticed your email address, so we can take it up there) Shalom, Ron Archer

  11. Marlee Dubnow

    Just wondering how individuals can become involved to mobilize our churches to embracing reconciliation.

    • Marlee, Thank you for your visit & question. Not sure where you live but we have an Online Reconciliation School at http://www.reconcile.org. You might want to check that out – possibly a good place to begin. Another way is to begin to gather Christians in your community to discuss reconciliation issues, pray for one another, pray for the church and begin a dialogue that will take you in that direction. One initial reconciliation resource is John Dawson’s book, Healing America’s Wounds. You can contact me by email: ron.archer@gmail.com or by phone: 619.507.1644. I live in San Diego (La Mesa) CA. Have a blessed weekend! Ron

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