Ric Bender is Founder and Lead Pastor of Partners Church. A Church-Plant. 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 the State of Washington.
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.
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 in Tehaleh, WA to be announced soon.