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Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson is the Executive Director of Mission Network News, overseeing its donor relations and strategic planning.  He also heads up MNN’s parent organization, One Way Ministries.    Michael is an accomplished pianist, recording artist, author and missions leader. After college, he and his wife, Rachel, served as missionaries in Ghana for two years. Michael’s days in Ghana shaped his passion for activating God’s people to advance the gospel to the multitudes, a dream he pursued by founding OneWay Ministries in 2000.

Ruth Kramer

Ruth is the Executive Producer and anchor of Mission Network News. Ruth came to MNN in Grand Rapids in 1997. Her desire is to provide quality news and programming that will ultimately recruit Christians to get involved in ministry. She’s a writer, a dreamer and, somewhere along the line, became a 30+ year broadcast veteran. Ruth is responsible for the editing, mastering, and all other production phases of the broadcast that gives Mission Network News the professional sound we’re committed to. Ruth has traveled to Europe, Africa, and Central America to cover stories for MNN.


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