Keynote Speakers:

Mike Riccardi Speaker

Mike Riccardi has served on staff at Grace Community Church in Southern California since 2010. He currently serves as the pastor of Local Outreach Ministries, which includes overseeing Fundamentals of the Faith classes, eight foreign language outreach Bible studies, and evangelism in nearby jails, rehab centers, and in the local neighborhood. Mike earned his B.A. in Italian and his M.Ed. in Foreign Language from Rutgers University, and his M.Div. and Th.M. from The Master’s Seminary, where he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. and teaching as a faculty associate in the theology department. He also has the privilege of serving alongside Phil Johnson as co-pastor of the GraceLife fellowship group at Grace Church. Mike and his wife, Janna, have two children.

Carl Hargrove Speaker

Carl ministered at Grace Community Church in Southern California from 1990–1993, where he was ordained. He then pastored two churches in the Los Angeles area from 1994–2014 before returning to Grace Church. He has a passion for foreign missions and travels internationally each year supporting leaders and volunteers in various countries. Carl serves on several missions boards, holds a certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), and serves as a board member of the Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Association of Southern California (BCDA SoCal). Carl has earned degrees from The University of Cincinnati and The Master's Seminary (M.Div., Th.M., D.Min.), and he serves as the dean of students, associate professor of pastoral ministries, and director of placement at The Master's Seminary. Currently, Carl co-pastors the Anchored fellowship group. He and his wife, Joanna, have five children.

 

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Faith Bible Church is a loving community making disciples of Jesus Christ. We desire to have a regional impact, helping equip believers and church leadership around the northwest through biblical resources and conferences such as Aspire.