Ryan-Front-1536x1024-circleAbout Pastor Ryan

Pastor Ryan Rippee grew up in Vallejo and moved back into the area in 2018 after ministering in churches in the North and East Bay for 18 years. Now living in Benicia, his heart is to serve this community with the love of Jesus Christ. Ryan and his wife Jennafer have raised 5 children and love spending time with their nieces and nephews and extended family here in Benicia. Ryan is currently the President of The Cornerstone Bible College and Seminary in Vallejo, CA. He received his B.A. degree from the University of California at Davis in History, his M.Div. from The Cornerstone Seminary, and his Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Biblical Spirituality and a minor in Church History. To unwind, Ryan loves teaching Brazilian Jui-Jitsu at Rooted Jiujitsu here in Benicia (it's more blessed to give chokes than receive them!).


About Pastor Jason

J and C ProfilePastor Jason Hunt grew up in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains in Nevada City, CA. After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree from The Master's University in 2007, he married his wife, Christin, and has served in music ministry and youth ministry at his church in the foothills for 14 years. Jason, with his wife and three children, recently moved to Benicia to train for church planting at Trinity Church and complete his M.Div degree at The Cornerstone Bible College and Seminary in Vallejo, CA. He and his family are excited to share God's love in the gospel  wherever God places them.



Sending Church:

Grace Bible Church, Pleasant Hill

Affiliated with:




The Redwood Empire Baptist Association

Coalition of Christ Exalting Churches