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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.

Psalm 51 I How To Undo A Mess

Sometimes all we can ask for is God’s mercy Sometimes all we can plead for is God’s unfailing love Psalm 51 is a peek into a soul coming to God after inflicting terrible pain on others. The Psalm answers the…

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Psalm 51 I The Backstory

* Often, only God’s mercy can undo the messes we make in our lives * Thankfully, God’s steadfast love is stronger than the strongest sin King David knew better, and knew exactly what he was doing, which is why his…

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Psalm 23 I How Jesus Shepherds Me

*Jesus Is My Shepherd *Nothing Else Matters Little did King David know his words would stand the test of time. Psalm 23 is arguably the best known words ever penned. Psalm 23 finds itself in an interesting section in the…

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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.