“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” ~C.S. Lewis

Meet Ross

Pastor Ross

  • Where were you born?

    Ada, Oklahoma

  • When did you join the team?

    February 1999

  • What did you do before coming to Lakeview?

    I was a social worker and a Baptist missionary.

  • What's your favorite thing about being at Lakeview?

    The wonderful people on staff and our congregation.

  • What's your favorite bible verse/passage of scripture?

    Galatians 2:20. “… it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me.”

  • What are some of your favorite hobbies?

    Shooting, archery, photography, hiking, dancing and singing.

  • Who are some of your favorite authors/books?

    The Apostle Paul, Max Lucado, Rick Warren, Robert Ludlum and Robert Fulghum.

  • What's your favorite type of music?

    Upbeat hymns and contemporary Christian music. Big Daddy Weave and Mercy Me.

  • What are some of your favorite movies?

    Chariots Of Fire, Oklahoma, Camelot, Somewhere In Time, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, and the Indiana Jones series.

  • What's your favorite type of food?

    Home cookin’! Meatloaf with mashed potatoes & gravy, fried okra and Boston crème pie.

  • What's your favorite sport/team?

    I like watching football and enjoy playing basketball and pickleball. Oklahoma Sooners and the Arizona Cardinals.

  • What's your favorite place to go in Phoenix?

    My church and my son’s house.

  • What's your favorite holiday?


  • What's an ideal day off look like to you?

    A breakfast at Waffle House, shooting in the desert and swimming in the afternoon.

  • What's your favorite vacation spot?

    San Diego

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