Ricky Texada serves with his wife, Cyd, as pastor of Covenant Church in Colleyville, Texas, one of the four Covenant Church campuses in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area. The Texadas have led this campus since its inception in 2006 (www.covenantchurch.org).
Covenant Church is a dynamic, thriving church, founded by Pastors Mike and Kathy Hayes. It has an average weekly attendance of 7500+ at four campuses in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and one in Flagstaff, Arizona. Covenant Church produces Covenant Radio, an internet radio program of praise and worship and excerpts of teaching from different pastors. Excerpts from Ricky’s messages can be heard at covradio.org.
Covenant also has a network of affiliate churches and ministries in the U.S. and abroad. This international affiliate network is a relationship-based network of churches and ministries that are united in building great churches together and transforming the church experience for millions globally. Their model includes building strong families, building strong churches through modeling and mentoring, and building the Kingdom through expansion into the gateway cities of the world.
In addition to their influential pastoral work, Ricky serves as a board member for Covenant Church and Makeaway Charities—a non-profit established to make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities by providing short-term financial assistance to prevent long-term financial catastrophes.
Throughout his 20 years of ministry, Ricky has challenged and inspired thousands around the globe to pursue a deeper walk with Christ. Ricky and Cyd share an incredible testimony of God’s faithfulness in the midst of tragedy and difficult circumstances. Theirs is a story which highlights God’s grace, mercy and restoration power for those who are willing to place their hope and trust completely in Him. They are the parents of two sons.