Greg Byrd – Pastor

Greg Byrd - PastorPastor Greg is a native Texan, from Dallas. A graduate of Dallas Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, he holds a BAS in Business Administration and Christian Ministries, and an MDIVBL. He has been married to Kim for 31 years and they have four children, James, Elisabeth and her husband Mark Swofford, Lottie, and Emma. They welcomed their first grandchild in December 2013 and are waiting for their second to arrive soon. After serving as a Pastor for 7 years, he and Kim were appointed to the IMB and served in Puebla, Mexico as Spiritual Formation Mentor, and as a Strategy Leader in Mexico City until being called to Ridgecrest. Pastor Greg brings to Ridgecrest a passion for making Disciples of Jesus Christ through a very intentional observance of the teachings of Jesus. He brings a vision for loving God, loving people and making disciples. In his free time he enjoys eating good food, especially real Mexican Food and good Texas BBQ while watching his Texas Longhorns!

Amber Crafton – Worship Leader

Ruben Segura – Missions Director