Rick Owens was saved while attending junior camp in Chetek, WI, and while a teenager felt God’s calling to ministry. After graduating from Bible College Rick and Sommer served in several ministries getting experience and training. In 2010 the Owens family planted Victory Baptist Church in Fresno, CA. After ten years of pastoring in Fresno, Rick accepted the call to the Meramec Valley Baptist Church in Bourbon, MO, where he serves as co-pastor.
Rick and Sommer have been married for 21 years and have four children: Tyler, Alex, Wesley, and Avery.