Joseph's Closet Ministries

With compassion, making a difference


About the Author


Dr. Ronald Joseph Ransom was born in Ronan, Montana. Upon graduation from college, he returned to the foothills of the Rockies for two months to write I'm Not Really Blind, I Just Can't See.  Upon completion of this book, Joseph (as he is now called) completed a Master's degree in Religious Education, a Doctorate of Ministries degree in Counseling, and a Doctorate of Theology degree, all from Antioch Seminary in Georgia. He also completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Religion degree from Christian Bible College in North Carolina.  Most recently Dr. Ransom completed his Doctorate of Psychology (Biblical Model) and is licensed and certified as a Professional Christian Counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Having been blessed with the opportunity to lose his sight twice, Joseph knows that you don't have to be blind to see clearly, but it sure helps!  With optimism, humor, and pathos Joseph shares his insite into the difference between sight and perception.

Through his autobiography "I'm Not Really Blind, I Just Can't See",  historical Christian dramas, one-man shows, college teaching, pastoring, and speaking in retreat and conference settings, Joseph will help you turn your blahs into blessings, trials into triumphs, and regrets into rewards as you allow God to help you see not with your eyes, but with your heart.

Joseph is the founder of Joseph's Closet, a traveling drama ministry specializing in one-man Biblical presentations.  He also travels as a motivational speaker & conference speaker .  He is an author of several novels, devotional books, and drama scripts. 

Joseph currently resides in Ozark, MO with his family where they are also hosts of Serenity View Lodge, a bed and breakfast style Christian Lodge and Retreat CenterJoseph is also Pastor of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Sparta, MO.

If you would like to contact Joseph for a speaking engagement, revival, retreat, conference or book signing,  please contact him at the following: 


Joseph's Family

Clockwise from top left: Kaye, Joseph, April and Katie. This was taken in Texas at Thanksgiving, 2008.