JOEY RUYTER

How long have you been at the Ridge?
Since 2016

What is your past ministry involvement?
Groups + Equipping Pastor, D-Group leader, Pastoral Ministry since 2007

What are your degrees in?
BA in Bible & Theology, a MA in Leadership, and a Master of Divinity

What is your church, teaching, or theological experience?
Preaching on Sunday AM, Men’s & Young Adult Ministries, curriculum writing

What are your church and theological passions?
Our constant need of God’s grace; moment by moment. Then, telling people about it!

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
Men and women equipped not only in knowledge, but more importantly, in their love, deeds, convictions, and motivations for their daily walk in this world in order to help others know, grow, and serve Jesus.

JEFF MOORE

How long have you been at the Ridge?
Since 2013

What is your past ministry involvement?
20 years of pastoral ministry

What is your degree in?
MACL, Dallas Theological Seminary

What is your church, teaching, or theological experience?
Disciplemaking, Teaching classes, curriculum writing, worship leading

What are your church and theological passions?
I love seeing people equipped to understand articulate their faith in Jesus and be equipped to help others do the same.

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
I hope the Institute will help everyone at the Ridge who invests the time and energy to take these classes truly own their faith and come to understand what they believe in a way that impacts the world around them.

LORRI WINKCOMPLECK

How long have you been at the Ridge?
Since 2008

What is your past ministry involvement?
Bible teacher with Women's Ministry, worship leader

What are your degrees in?
Degrees in BA English; MA Rhetoric 

What is your church, teaching, or theological experience?
About ten years of writing Bible studies and teaching/leading large and small groups

What are your church and theological passions?
Teaching people to be able to read the Word with confidence and glean truth from its pages

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
To see men and women equipped with the word of God to live as an outward focused people

CARRIE RUNN

How long have you been at the Ridge? 
Since 2012, Women's Ministry Director

What is your past ministry involvement?
Women's Ministry Director, Cru

What are your degrees in?
BBA University of Texas; MA Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

What is your church, teaching, or theological experience?
Women's Bible teacher - small and large groups; EQUIP teacher

What are your church and theological passions?
Making theology practical and God's Word accessible; Helping women know and follow Jesus

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
That we would grow in our knowledge and affection for the Lord and be spurred on to obedient, faith-filled lives

BRET BOYD

How long have you been at the Ridge? 
Since 2014

What is your past ministry involvement?
Various Bible studies and church groups

What are your degrees in?
BS from West Point, MBTS from Dallas Theological Seminary

What is your church, teaching, or theological experience?
Teaching experience in business and military settings

What are your church and theological passions?
Biblical theology, Christian apologetics

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
An easy-to-access biblical and theological foundation to enable more productive self-study and a lifetime of spiritual growth.

GLENN GORDON

How long have you been at the Ridge?
3 Years, Associate Pastor at Ridge Dripping

What is your past ministry involvement?
7 years of Pastoral Experience, Preach at Dripping 

What are your degrees in?
Bachelors in Psychology, Master of Arts in Christian Education

What are your church and theological passions?
I enjoy the wonder that comes with discovering who God is, how He works in the world and the joy found in worshiping him.  

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
I hope the institute will become a pocket of community that would help our people grow in their knowledge of and affection for God.


 

 

WARREN D. CULWELL, JR

How long have you been at the Ridge?
Since 2013

What is your past ministry involvement?
Life Group Leader, Campus Crusade for Christ/Cru for 40 years- Campus Staff, Retreat/Conference Speaker, Institute of Biblical Studies Teacher, Red River Regional Biblical/Theological Development.

What are your degrees in?
U of T in Civil Engineering, MABS, ThM, DMin Dallas Theological Seminary 

What are your church and theological passions?
My Mission is to build disciples of Jesus from biblical wisdom and whole life apprenticeship to Jesus. 

What is your hope for EQUIP ministries or the Institute?
Hope: Help build deeper foundation of Scripture for personal apprenticeship to Jesus. 

 

 

 

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