Pastor Rick was born in Florence, Arizona and raised in San Diego, CA. He is an alumnus of San Diego State University, West Coast Christian College, and Melodyland School of Theology.
He has served the Christian community as pastor, missionary, 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 35 years.
Pastor Rick became the senior pastor of HillsideChurch (HCC) in historic Julian, CA on January 4, 2003. 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."