- San Antonio US-TX
Pastor Rick Godwin and his wife, Cindy, established Summit Christian Center in San Antonio, Texas, to help individuals seeking spiritual solutions to life’s problems. Today, Pastor Rick Godwin guides an empowered community of people with a common desire to glorify God and share the good news of Jesus Christ. The vision of Summit Christian Center, under Rick Godwin's leadership, is to communicate a message of hope and to remove barriers that prevent people from fulfilling their God-given destiny. It is the purpose of leadership at Summit to help its church family become an added-value presence in the community. The unique thing about Summit Christian Center is its family feel. Walk through the doors and you are greeted by smiling faces welcoming you into service. Connection is the key and at Summit connection is the focus. Rick Godwin leads a congregation that wholeheartedly believes and practices that one's connection to God is the most important connection on earth.
Religious leader Rick Godwin is the senior pastor at Summit Christian Center in San Antonio, Texas. Along with leading parishioners at weekly worship services, Rick Godwin oversees its numerous ministries. Aiding people throughout the community, Summit Christian Center runs ministries serving several constituencies. Its Counseling Ministries consists of “General Counseling” and “Widow Hood.” In the former group, trained counselors help members and nonmembers cope with the different issues faced in daily life. The latter organization empowers the recently widowed to work toward a better future for themselves and their communities. Many can benefit from Summit Christian Center's Generational Ministries. Eleven times a year, new parents can dedicate their child to God during “Baby Dedication.” The weekend “Carousel” program accepts volunteers who are interested in creating a fun and exciting experience for children as they ride the two-tiered vintage amusement park attraction. “King's Court” and “Elevate” educate children about God,serving youth between age 4 and 1st grade and between 2nd and 5th grade, respectively. Youth with special needs can attend “Exceed,” which focuses on their spiritual development while keeping the needs of the child and their families in mind. Also, the “Young Adult” program, ages 18-35, helps participants enhance their spiritual character so they in turn can positvely impact the world. For more information, visit www.summitsa.com.
The senior pastor of Summit Christian Center, Rick Godwin is responsible for overseeing all the operations and programs of the San Antonio church. Along with providing guidance to congregants at worship services and in private sessions, Rick Godwin regularly uploads podcasts of inspirational messages. Through the wide reach of Internet broadcasting, podcasts are popular among religious leaders, who recognize their power in spreading the word of God. This technology enables Rick Godwin to expand his church, inspire others with hopeful messages, and accompany them on a spiritual journey. Individuals who visit his website, www.summitsa.com, can follow a link to an iTunes page containing over 25 free podcasts. His talks cover a myriad of topics, and his advice can improve people's lives. The three-part podcast, “The Prodigal Son,” provides insights into the famous parable and explores the implications of the allegorical tale of two children estranged from their father. Another multipart series, entitled “Mystery of 2,” analyzes the use of two and the presence of duality in the Bible. Additionally, “Overcoming Adversity” encourages people to view real champions as those who defeat disabilities and obstacles.