Ron Dotzler

For 8 years out of college, Ron worked as a successful Chemical Engineer in the computer industry. In 1988 he, his wife Twany, and their family moved into the inner city community of north Omaha and founded ABIDE, a 501(c)3 non-profit inner city mission. Ron is Pastor, Author, Entrepreneur, Founder and Chairman of ABIDE and the Founding Pastor of Bridge Church. God has used Ron and Twany to reach, raise and release over 150 emerging leaders, facilitate in the start-up of 28 non-profit ministries as well as several new church plants.

As a biracial couple, Ron and Twany have 14 children. Their favorite scripture verse is, “be fruitful and multiply”! God has used Ron and Twany to build a powerful church and dynamic inner city mission. Ron has served as a coach and consultant to many churches and non-profit ministries on a local, national and global basis. Ron’s passion is to see “a beautiful church transforming a broken world”!

To stay up-to-date on Ron’s books, Out of the Seats and into the Streets and Church Different: Unleashing the Church to Change the World, or to request Ron as a speaker or consultant, please email or visit