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Ron and Brenda Ruse

Status: On the Field

Location: North America
Field: Canada
Ministry: Church Planting



Ron and Brenda Ruse have been involved in mission work in Nova Scotia, Canada, for the past 35 years. During that time they have been involved in planting and establishing six churches. They presently are continuing the work of establishing Grace Ind. Baptist church in Truro, Nova Scotia. Over the past seven years, both Ron and Brenda have taught block classes at Emmanuel Baptist Bible Institute. These classes aim to equip Canadian Christians for future ministry.

Ron grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago, IL. He met Brenda in college, and they have been married for over 27 years. Brenda grew up in Westerville, OH, and is the daughter of Roger and Emma Jane Bixler who also serve with GFA Missions.

God continues to bless the church planting ministry in Truro, NS. God has also used their summer Bible School ministry to bring new children and families to the church. 

The Ruses have three children. Laura is married to Ryan Thien. They live in Piedmont, SC. David is married to Andrea Coblentz. They live in Greer, SC. Krista lives in Piedmont, SC.

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