Our pastoral staff and directors head up and oversee the teaching at Riverpark. Their goal is to make disciple-making disciples who make disciple-making disciples.
Pastor George is a graduate of Biola University (Bachelor of Music—1975) and a graduate of Talbot Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity—1979). He came to Riverpark in September of 1989. Pastor George and his wife Linda were married in 1974 and have three married children, Danielle, Jaime, and Chad, and eleven grandchildren.
Worship & College Pastor
559-435-0190 email@example.comPastor Mike is a graduate of The Master’s College (Bachelor of Arts-Music and Communications) and a graduate of UCLA (Master of Music—Vocal Performance) and previously served in full-time music ministry in Southern California. Mike joined the Riverpark staff in October, 2003. He and his wife Danielle were married in 1998 and have four children: Ethan, Ellie, Lucy, and Bryson.
Pastor of Student Ministries
559-435-0190 firstname.lastname@example.orgPastor Joey is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University (Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, Minor in Mathematics, Single Subject Teaching Credential). He is currently furthering his biblical education through his studies with Western Seminary. He served in our Junior High Ministry for five years before joining the Riverpark staff in May 2006. Joey and his wife Sam were married in 2004 and have three children: Quinton, Grace, and Maxwell.
Pastor of Gospel Growth
Pastor Gary is a graduate of Sacramento State (B.A. in Humanities and Religious Studies—1995) and The Master’s Seminary (M. Div.—2000). Gary has a wide breadth of pastoral experience serving in local churches since 1998, as an intern, youth pastor (working with children and teens), associate pastor, and senior pastor. He just recently joined the Riverpark staff in July, 2013. Gary and his wife Tracy were married in 1999 and have three children: Phoebe, Apollos, and Manny.
Visitation and Outreach Pastor
Pastor George Hansen is a graduate of Westmont College (Bachelor Degree in Psychology—1948), Lewis and Clark College (Master of Education—1950) and Western Conservative Baptist Seminary (Master of Religious Education—1968). Pastor George and his wife Joyce were missionaries in Brazil for 24 years, and served as senior pastor in Oregon and California before joining the Riverpark staff in January 1992. He coordinates our community Outreach Ministry, the ministry of visitation to our ill and shut-in members, and helps visitors feel at home at Riverpark.
Director of Children's Ministries
559-435-0190 email@example.comKaren has 30 years of experience working in children's ministries including nursery, preschool, elementary, Awana, and numerous children's choirs. She oversees Riverpark's nursery through preschool departments. She and her husband Dwight were married in 1973 and have two grown daughters: Heather and Stacy.
Director of Women's Ministries
Terri is a graduate of Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo and taught for 15 years at Heritage Christian Schools in Bakersfield. During that time, she also served as a Bible Study Fellowship discussion leader where her heart for Women's Ministries had its beginnings. She joined the staff of Riverpark in 2012. Terri and her husband Mike were married in 1969 and have two grown daughters: Tiffany and Ashly.
Dave is a graduate of Fresno State University (Bachelor of Science—1968). He taught science (Chemistry and Physics) for forty years in both public and Christian schools, retiring in 2011. He has served the Lord as a lay person in various capacities over the years; while most recently over a thirteen year period as an elder and the treasurer for the church. Dave now serves as the interim administrator here at Riverpark Bible; and when he can find the time, he loves to get out and play golf on the weekends. He and his wife Eunie were married in 1970 and are proud parents of three adult sons.