Randall M Mooney
Agent: Terry Burns
Brandon, Mississippi, United States
Home page: www.shoutlife.com/ranz
Randall M. Mooney is the co-founder and President of The DeRanz Companies, Inc. and an ordained minister. Mr. Mooney began writing in the seventh grade and is also a skilled musician and songwriter. He toured with a contemporary Christian band in the 1970's and 1980's - has written over three hundred songs and performed at concerts and festivals from Florida to Pennsylvania. In addition to song writing, he has written hundreds of poems, articles, blogs, and short stories. His book "Prophets and Poets" is available from Crossover Publications, LLC. on Amazon.com, and from crossoverpublications.com.
Mr. Mooney has ministered throughout the United States as a featured speaker for churches, conferences, and conventions. He has also ministered in Belize, Mexico, Columbia, and Israel. In 1987, he and his wife Deidre, settled in Jackson, MS and started a construction company called DeRanz Building Systems, Inc., (www.deranz.com). They also started a ministry in downtown Jackson in one of the worst drug infested areas of the city called, The Rock House. They have raised six children together and currently have ten grandchildren.
In addition to writing professionally, he also continues to expand his business interests. In addition to DeRanz Building Systems, Inc., (a commercial construction company) he has started several other companies in Mississippi. DeRanz Graphics and Media (creatergy.com) - Crossover Publications LLC - Creative Energy (www.creatergy.ning.com) and Amazing Stories of Grace (www.gracestories.ning.com).
Other current ministry projects include being on the board of My Father's House of Freedom, where he teaches recovering drug addicts and alcoholics the way to take control of their addictions and their lives through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He is also working with other local ministries to establish fresh outreaches to desperate inner city neighborhoods through outreach to the poor and homeless, and those afflicted by addictions and destructive lifestyles.
Interests: Writing (Inspirational non fiction & fiction, songs, poems, books, short stories and misc. articles on a variety of subjects), Photography, Music (playing & listening), Building, Traveling, Public Speaking, Tennis.
Published writer: Yes