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Name  David Ring
Spouse  Karen Ring (m. 1981)
Parents  Oscar Newton Ring

David Ring is happy, mouth half open, in front of a backdrop, has brown hair, wearing a white polo with red necktie under a black coat.

Children  April Ring, Nathan Ring, Amy Joy Ring, Ashley Ring
Education  William Jewell College, Liberty High School
Born  28 October 1953 (age 67), Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

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David Ring (born October 28, 1953) is a Christian evangelist and motivational speaker who has cerebral palsy. Since 1973, Ring has challenged thousands of people with his signature message - "I have cerebral palsy... What's your problem?" He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and four children.


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David Ring Life Story

Early years

David Ring was born in Jonesboro, the seat of Craighead County in eastern Arkansas, the son of Baptist pastor Oscar Newton Ring. Ring's father died in 1964. Cancer took his mother four years later. Ring was hence an orphan at the age of fourteen. Depressed from the combination of losing his parents and the difficulties of his disability, Ring dropped out of high school. Ring specifically struggled with losing his mother, the only woman he believed would love him. According to Ring, he attempted to commit suicide many times over the course of the following two years due to his depression. With the encouragement of his sister, however, he gave his life to Jesus in 1970 and returned to Liberty High School in Liberty, Missouri, where he graduated in 1971. Ring earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell College in Liberty in 1976, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. His new signature message is "I have cerebral palsy, but cerebral palsy don't have me." His now famous catch phrase (concerning Christians who make excuses regarding their faith) is: "I have cerebal palsy and I serve the Lord with all that is within me, what's your excuse?"


David Ring is serious, mouth half open, in front of people in a room, hands pointing up, speaking, has brown hair, wearing a white polo with black dotted necktie under a black coat.

Ring has been a guest on The Old-Time Gospel Hour, The 700 Club, and at Bill Gaither's Praise Gathering. He has written one book Just As I Am: The Life of David Ring in 1994. Ring describes gospel musician Mike Speck as his "best friend in the whole world". Ring has been featured on broadcasts such as John Hagee’s ministry Cornerstone and James Dobson’s Focus on the Family.

In a cyan background, on the left David Ring is happy, mouth half open,, has brown hair, wearing a white polo with black printed necktie under a black coat, at the right is a wordings “You never have to give up hope”

In a room with yellow walls and a large pillar centerpiece with large leaves and plants on top. From left, Karen Ring is smiling, standing and has long black hair wearing a black scarf, earrings bracelet, gold ring, gold necklace, and a noodle strap black dress, at the right, David ring is happy, standing, mouth half open, right hands over Karen’s waist, has brown hair wearing a gold ring, white long sleeve polo under a black coat.


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