Rick Biesiadecki was called as Senior Pastor on June 20, 2010. He is a "what you see is what you get" person. He is a passionate communicator who "REALLY" loves Jesus. His family mission statement is: "The Biesiadecki family will intentionally Love God, Love Each Other, and Love the World."
He and his beautiful wife, Julie, have been married for over 25 years, and they have two boys, Caleb (22) and Will (19). They are a competitive family. Their family theme song is, "We are the Champions."
Rick has worked in full time ministry for 28+ years. During that time, he has served as a pastor in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia. He and his wife also served as appointed missionaries with the North American Mission Board with the Missouri Baptist Convention. He is a graduate of Liberty University (BS, 1991) and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, 2000). He is presently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree in Marriage and Family Ministry, at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Other info about Rick:
- Favorite Movies: Lord of the Rings (Trilogy), Braveheart, The Patriot, Star Wars (some were better than others), Matrix, The Three Amigos, The Princess Bride, etc.
- Favorite Books: The Bible (Should be a given): The Closing of the American Mind, Can Man Live Without God, anything by C.S. Lewis; The Grace Awakening; Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy; The Greek New Testament.
- Favorite Quote: "I ain't got time to bleed." If you know the quote, Rick will buy you a coffee. (Don't cheat and look it up.)
- Hobbies: Time with his radiant wife, Julie; Time with sons; Playstation; Golf; Computers; COFFEE; Florida State University Football - GO NOLES.