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Reverend Ross Holtz

Ross has been pastoring for the last 44 years. He founded The Summit EFC 30 years ago and continues to serve as the Senior Pastor today. His eldest son leads worship and both grandsons are on the worship team.

He attended Criswell College back in Dallas in the 70’s and holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies and a D.D. from Columbia Evangelical Seminary. His ordination is with the Evangelical Free Church of America.

Most recently Ross received the “Pastor of the Year” award from the National Coalition of Ministries to Men at their Reload Convention in Little Rock, AR, and is the author of “Are You in the Game or in the Way: A Question for Pastors and Men’s Ministry Leaders” (Redemption Press 2017). He also has contributed to two other books, “How to Disciple Men” and “If You Passed Your Baton.”


Being an Active Intentional Follower of Jesus

Last Sunday I preached on Matthew 28:19-10 ( Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to...

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We Must be Vigilant

MARCH 6, 2015 2 COMMENTS I am a religious man, a man of faith. I respect people of all faiths and people of no religious faith at all. I respect the practices of religious people and non-religious people, so long as their practices don’t interfere with the exercise of...

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Enjoying the Stress of Christmas

(My latest article for the Courier Herald) “So,” she said, “I’m sure glad that’s over.” “Glad what’s over,” I responded, though I suspected I knew what she was talking about. “Christmas!” she exclaimed, “I’m glad Christmas is over.” “Oh, well, technically it isn’t...

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