John Ramsey was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1943. He attended Michigan State University and graduated with a master’s degree. In 2009, he completed discipleship training at YWAM’s University of the Nations. The suffering in his life has given Ramsey a unique platform to speak to other suffering people, offering them encouragement and hope. He now considers this his calling and a way to serve God. He is the proud father of his surviving children Melinda, John Andrew, and Burke.