Ray joined the cbm NZ Board in 2015 because of his conviction that the heart of God is to care for the poor and needy. Knowing that as cbm cares for the poorest of the poor and the disabled among the poor, that this is a ministry where he would like to give some of his time. Ray serves on the International Programmes Committee and the Personal and Compensation Committee.
Ray has recently retired as a Presbyterian minister. He served as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church from 2012-2014 and continues ministry at the national level as a member of a number of Church Committees.
Ray is the New Zealand representative on the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Ray is married with four adult children.