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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.

John 12:1-19 * Jesus Always Knows What Time It Is

From the moment Jesus was born, a prophetic clock was ticking in his head. In order fulfill prophecy, certain matters needed to be taken care of, and in the last week of his life, Palm Sunday was one of them.…

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Run With Horses

My son gave me a book to challenge me in my walk with Christ. I gave him a long look, not sure what he meant, but it was a compliment and the challenge was taken. Eugene Peterson’s book Run With…

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Jesus Is Christmas

Jesus is Christmas, and Christmas is a miracle. Ever since Mary wrapped Jesus in swaddling cloths, the human race has experienced countless Christmas miracles. Some are dramatic, like the boys who stopped World War I in order to bring Christmas…

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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.