Pastor Rick is a California native, the older of two siblings. In 1990 he graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA degree in Political Science. Pastor Rick came to faith in 1994. He worked in state government, city management, retail, and business owner before the Lord called him to ministry.
In 2001 Pastor Rick joined the ministry of Jews for Jesus where he continues to serve as the Director of Church Relations. Shortly before joining the ministry he married Michelle. They have two sons, Aslan and Quinn. Pastor Rick has been serving in various ministries at CCS since 2004. In 2013 he was ordained and is now the Children and Youth Pastor and also heads the marriage ministry.
In addition to serving God’s people he enjoys great books, watching movies, USC football, running, golfing and hanging out with his family. He is also a recovering politics junkie.