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Chris Bauer

Senior Pastor

Pastor Chris serves as SRBC’s Senior Pastor/ Pastor-Teacher. He has earned a Diploma in General Bible from Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music and a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Biola University. He has attended Grace Graduate School and Western Seminary.

He enjoys reading, listening to music of all kinds, 1930-1960 American history, playing and watching most sports, and traveling.

He loves his family, dark chocolate, frosted sugar cookies, foo foo coffees, and the Minnesota Twins and Vikings.

He doesn’t like brussel sprouts and cold weather.

He loves the Lord Jesus, Christ’s Church, God’s Word, and preaching and teaching the Bible.

Chris has been married to Lorri for more than 35 years.

He has three children, Andy (who is married to Jen), Anna (who is married to Tim Roney), and Claire (who is engaged to TJ Robert). He has two sweet and precious grandchildren, Lily and Henry.

His ministry verses are Colossians 1:28-29: “Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.”


Josh Carrillo

Student Ministries Pastor

Josh is the Student Ministries Pastor at the church.

He has earned his diploma of theology at The Cornerstone Seminary in Vallejo, California. He enjoys spending time with his family, friends, reading, eating food & watching sports. He also likes to make up words like magneticent & spartaculous.

His passion is to represent Jesus by seeing the gospel advanced in the lives of his people and others (2 Cor. 5:20-21).


Brent Mitten

Associate Pastor

Brent is the Associate Pastor of Santa Rosa Bible Church.

He earned his Bachelor of Ministry from Prairie Bible College and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alabama- Birmingham. He is married to Laurie and they have four children. Brent enjoys family time, cycling, running, and the occasional triathlon.


Mike Robert

Children Ministries Pastor

Mike Robert works as SRBC's Children's Pastor.

He earned his BA in Biblical Studies from The Master's College and then worked on staff at TMC for 5 years before starting a sales and marketing career. He was called to full time ministry almost 10 years ago and now enjoys his new ministry/career right here at the church where he grew up.

Mike is married to Donelle. Together, they have three children. TJ, Garrett and Shaylie.

He enjoys camping, fishing and watching his children play sports.

He hates beans.


Stan Willis

Music and Missions Pastor

Stan serves as the Worship and Mission Pastor at SRBC.

He graduated with a Masters in Christian Education from Dallas Seminary in 1991 and has been in full-time ministry since then.

Stan has been married to his wife Lori since 1987. They have four children.

Stan LOVES to cook and is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers (much to the chagrin of almost everyone in Santa Rosa).


Carlos Zapata

Hispanic Ministries Pastor

Carlos is the Hispanic Ministries Pastor.

Originally from Peru, Carlos graduated from the C&MA Ministry Education Program in Theology and Pastoral Studies.

At the heart of his ministry is: evangelism in the community, preaching, teaching and leadership development.

He enjoys sharing Christ with people, running and traveling.

He loves Peruvian food!


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