Chuck Bonadies is the senior pastor of Ridgefield Baptist Church. He joined the church staff in 2014. Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy and government. He earned his master of divinity degree in 2004 and a master of theology degree in 2009.

screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-10-56-08-am“My passion is to lead the people of this church in Christ-honoring relationships with their Creator. This is only possible through the power of the Gospel.

“In my time as pastor I have come to appreciate how Jesus not only changes behavior, but also changes the very intents of the heart. My heart still skips a beat when I hear Paul say: ‘Christ died for the ungodly’ (Rom. 5:6). This is what I desire for each member: that we, as a church family, would not just go through the motions of religion but learn to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, and might (Deut. 6:5). And that we would not only pursue God as individuals, but as a called-out community, aspiring to be committed to each other as the Father is to the Son (John 17:11).”