Ric Bender, Founder and Lead Pastor of OceanHills Church. A church-plant in Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA. Ric gave his life to Jesus in 1974 answering the call of God to Pastor in 1989. Ric has Pastored in California and Texas, currently praying about planting a new church in Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA.
An inspiring Bible expositor, teaching the word of God with clarity, simplicity, relevance, and authority in the power of the Holy Spirit. Ric’s passion is sharing and equipping others to live-out the life-changing message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Life Verse: “…speak to the people all the words of this life.” – Acts 5:20
Ric and his wife, Nancy, have been married 39 years, have three grown children and seven grandchildren. Ric and Nancy are currently praying for the new church-plant to be announced soon.