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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.

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Psalm 16 I How Great Is Jesus

*Jesus is great *Many are the boasts of men, but no man can guarantee his own life, or the life of another, but Jesus can. I treasure the hymn penned by Martin Luther (A Mighty Fortess Is Our God), words…

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Psalm 1* The Winning Ticket

*Psalm 1 teaches happiness * Psalm 1 is the winning ticket to happiness Everybody wants to be happy. Happiness is not a product but a by product, it comes through the right connections, namely to a who and what, as…

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How God Answers Prayer * The Pruning Principle * John 15: 1-7

The Pruning Principle God Answers Prayer By Pruning Jesus Disciples Be Careful In some ways there is a danger in telling stories of miraculous deliverance. For example, right before getting married I had major knee surgery. Just a few months…

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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.