Dr. Mark Rutland While Ronny Brannen is known mostly in Covington as the pastor of the Prospect Church UMC, he is Uncle Ronny to more than 100 girls in both Thailand and Ghana.

To one Thai girl in particular, he is lovingly known as father.

Pastor Brannen serves on the board of Global Servants, an outreach ministry that serves Ghana and Thailand. The ministry has established numerous churches in both countries. In addition to the churches, the ministry has opened a girls' home in Thailand and Ghana.

"We have a girls' home in Northern Thailand," said Brannen. "here we are just opening a girls' home in Ghana and there are six little girls."

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Global Servants

Global Servants was founded by Dr. Mark Rutland in 1977 as a worldwide, nonprofit missions and ministry organization. He started this ministry with the desire to see lives changed by the power and truth of God’s Word. For more than a quarter of a century, the men and women of Global Servants have risen to the call and gone into the world to preach the good news and spread the love of God. READ MORE.