Ray founded Maranatha Chapel in August 1984, teaching a midweek Bible study in a recreation center with 30 people. Today Maranatha serves 7,000 people weekly.
He is host to the daily Maranatha Radio show heard on stations across the United States and around the world. Ray has authored five books including his latest, The Holy Land Key. He is married to Vicki and they have two grown children and six grandchildren.