Our Pastor

The Story of Our Pastor, Ray Cazis

Pastor Ray Cazis was born in North Ridge, California to Ray and Bonnie Cazis, Sr. At the age of 5, he trusted Christ as his personal Saviour at Faith Baptist Church in Canoga Park, California. He attended West Valley Christian Academy in Winnetka, California. During his high school years he attended the Faith Baptist School in Canoga Park, California.

Pastor met his wife, Melinda at Hyles – Anderson College where he also earned a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Masters degree in Education.

Pastor and Melinda moved to New York City in 1989 to work at the International Baptist Church. Although he was hired to serve as the Assistant Principal, he filled a variety of needs in his thirteen years at the church: Choir Director, interim Youth Pastor, Principal,and Adult Bible class leader, to name a few.

In the year 2001, God called the Cazis family to California to serve with Pastor Paul Chappell at the Lancaster Baptist Church where he filled the position of school administrator.

In January of 2007, God led Pastor and Mrs. Cazis back to New York City and to the International Baptist Church. He served as the Co – Pastor to Dr. John Morgan until April 2008 when he was called to be the Pastor.

The Cazises have two sons: Chris and Ray.

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