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I lead the amazing team at The Ranch Church in Solvang, Ca. I want to share my decades of experience with you, just like I share it with my team. I want to make this as simple for you as possible, so here are my pulpit notes, most recent news on life and leadership in Solvang, and how we are moving forward in faith to reach our communities for Christ.

Colossian 1

He’s Coming For You. Jesus is coming for you. That is how Paul opens his letter to the Colossians by identifying himself as an apostle. v.1 Sent An apostle is someone sent, that is the exact meaning of the word. If…

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Colossians * Jesus Supreme

Intro to the book Colossae resides in modern Turkey. By Paul’s day the city had collapsed, and it’s former glory was long gone. An earthquake leveled Colossae, and then the main road was diverted, sending most traders to nearby Laodicea…

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Psalm 133

Unity comes from a divine place, and she is the after birth of grace. The current political temperature is cold to biblical unity. The founding of the United States, mainly by Christ followers, and a few not Christ followers like…

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My name is Rick Soto and I love the scriptures, and treasure every opportunity to teach someone about God. More than anything, I pray in this lifetime I am a wonderful witness for Christ, and a friend on the journey. I was not always this way. It was during my senior year at San Diego State University when I had a radical encounter with Jesus Christ. Instantly, a powerful love from heaven overwhelmed my life—I can honestly tell you I was not expecting that to happen, and since then, I have never been the same.