Rev. Ronald V. Burgio, D.Min was the lead pastor of Love Joy Church in Lancaster, New York for 33 years from 1984 to 2018 when he transitioned the lead pastor role to his son, Jonathan Burgio. He continues at Love Joy Church as senior pastor, preaching once a month, overseeing the healing connection team, and teaching discipleship and mentor courses. An alumnus of Elim Bible Institute & College and a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College he is ordained through Elim Fellowship and has a Doctorate of Ministry from the School of Bible Theology. Along with other key pastors in the city of Buffalo, he gives visionary leadership to the region. He is the author of Living in the Spirit of Revival. He often ministers to missionaries, pastors, leaders and churches in various cities in the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Europe, Asia, Central America, Africa and the Middle East. From 2005 to 2015 he was president of Elim Fellowship, an association of 950 pastors, ministers, missionaries, and two hundred affiliated churches. He continues to serve as Vice President. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Elim Bible Institute & College.