Pastor Rick and his wife, Sheri, have been serving CFA since November 2011.  They formerly served as Senior Pastor of Marysville Christian Fellowship in Marysville, KS for over 19 years.  Pastor Rick and Sheri have been married since June 1983.  They have been blessed with three children - Christina, Julie, and David.  Here's some more about Pastor Rick...
Birthdate: December 8
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio
Saved Since: 1975
Favorite Thing About CFA: Solid leadership and steady history
Colleges Attended: Oral Roberts University, Global University
Hobbies & Interests: Tennis, roller coasters, Sci-fi movies, books, TV
Most Fun Moment: Snorkeling in Cancun as part of our 20th anniversary trip
Dream Vacation: Visiting every Six Flags Theme Park in the nation, one after another
Favorite Movie or TV Show: King Kong (1933 version), Gone with the Wind, Star Wars (Episodes IV, V, VI)
Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden
Favorite Musician/Musical Group: (Christian) Chris Tomlin, Kari Jobe, Hillsong  (Secular) Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra
Favorite Dessert: Banana Cream Pie with Whipped Cream
Interesting Fact About You: I have "sun sneezing."  If you have it, you know what it is.  If not, Google it!
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  Pastor Austin has been serving CFA since June 2016. He is a graduate of Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL, with a B.A. in Business Finance and a minor in Bible and Youth Ministries. Austin was born and raised in Colorado, where his father is also an Assembly of God minister. Here's some more about Pastor Austin...

Birthdate: January 18
Birthplace:Littleton, Colorado
Saved Since: 2004
Favorite Thing About CFA: The friendly and welcoming environment
College Attended:
Southeastern University
Hobbies & Interests: Music, movies and sports
Most Fun Moment: Zip lining through the Canopy of Belize.
Dream Vacation: Venice, Italy
Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans, The Walking Dead
Favorite Restaurant: Qdoba, Bahama Breeze
Favorite Musician: (Christian) Planet Shakers, Hillsong Young & Free, Elevation Worship
                                  (Secular) Ed Sheeran, Twenty One Pilots, Dan & Shay
Favorite Dessert: Strawberry Cheesecake
Interesting Fact: I love taking pictures, and can't stand the feel of velvet.
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