Pastor Bob Ogden serves as the Lead Pastor of Peoria Church of the Nazarene. Before coming to Peoria in 2006 he served as pastor of churches in Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, and Arizona.
Bob's passion is people. His desire is that people learn about God and themselves, and become everything God had in mind for them when He created them. Bob's goal for Peoria Church of the Nazarene is that it will be a place of learning, growing, and serving, as individuals and as a community. The focus is on God, for He is the only One who can meet our deepest needs and make our lives complete.
Bob and Karla were married December 23, 1976. They have a daughter, Amanda. Bob is a graduate of Phoenix Christian High School, Nazarene Bible College, Northwest Nazarene University, and Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Pastor Krisi Ruth serves as Associate Pastor and Pastor to youth. She has served at Peoria Nazarene since 2009 and is an ordained Elder.
Pastor Krisi desires to see students develop in their spiritual journey and engage in all aspects of the Kingdom of God.
Pastor Krisi graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in 1998 (B.A.) and from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2012 (M.Div).