Ron McClung has been pastor of the Haddock Baptist Church since August 1992. Prior to his ministry here, Ron and his wife, Sharon served for almost 10 years in Ecuador as Baptist missionaries. Sharon is a Family Nurse Practitioner and is the Director of Health Services at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville. Ron and Sharon have two adult daughters: Jennifer and Kimberly. Jennifer serves as associate pastor of FBC Pendleton, South Carolina where she lives with her husband Travis and two year-old son, Thomas; they are expecting baby Caleb in November 2016. Kimberly, an attorney, lives with her husband Rob and sons RJ, 4, and Ryan, 2, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Ron was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He is a twin (Don is also a pastor) and has four brothers and four sisters. He received his undergraduate degree from Mercer University in Atlanta. After teaching school for several years, obtaining a graduate degree at Georgia State University in school administration; Ron followed God’s calling in his life to pursue vocational ministry. He was ordained to the ministry in 1980. He is also a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1983-M. Div.) and Columbia Theological Seminary (1997- D. Min.) in Decatur, Georgia. He has served as a pastor in both Kentucky and Georgia, and in Ecuador where he also served as a seminary professor.
He enjoys walks with his wife and playing with their young grandsons. Ron is a college football fan (UGA) and also pulls for his home town team- the Atlanta Braves.