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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.

My Black Brother In The Bible

Racism is back in the news, nothing new, but sad and tiresome, especially when certain hell bound heretics attempt to justify their evil through distorted bible references. To read the bible is to grow in love, truth, and justice, to…

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It’s True Right!

Roman Biography Important? The attacks against the Bible are endless, sometimes nasty, often ignorant. Let’s take for a moment what the gospels are, in terms of literature. The gospels are biography, written in Roman style. How did Rome write biographies?…

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Prayer is Hard?

Based on answered prayer, or the lack thereof, safe to say few know anything about prayer. To some prayer is a defined ritual or forced behavior, for others it is self help psychology, a self-conversation with self for the purpose…

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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.