Pastor Rick was born in Florence, Arizona and raised in San Diego, CA.
He is an alumnus of San Diego State University, West Coast Bible College, Melodyland School of Theology, and California Graduate School of Theology.
He has served the Christian community as pastor, missionary, Bible college professor, and conference speaker.
He is the founding pastor of HillsideChurch here in Julian where he serves as the Senior Pastor.
He is married to Janet, his wife of 43 years.
Pastor Rick became the senior pastor of HillsideChurch (HCC) in historic Julian, California (January 4, 2004), where he serves as the Teaching Elder.
is a local, independent, non-denominational church.
"If you are ever in our area I hope you will honor us with a visit.
I have one goal in mind as I serve the community. I want to connect people with God and each other, changing lives."