About our Pastor

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Ron Yabut, DMin.,BCC

Pastor Ron perceives his calling into the ministry not as a singular event, but rather as an enduring quest throughout his life. He has diligently sought to discern his purpose and service in various stages of his journey. For him, the calling to ministry is not an enigmatic occurrence, but rather a clear manifestation of inspiration and guidance from the Holy Spirit. Pastor Ron firmly believes that it was God who called and led him into the sacred and blessed vocation of pastoral ministry.

Educationally, Pastor Ron holds a degree in History, Philosophy & Religion, along with a Bachelor in Theology from the Adventist University of the Philippines. He earned his Master of Divinity from Liberty University School of Theology in 2006 and is a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and the Adventist Chaplaincy Institute. In June of 2021, Pastor Ron obtained his Doctor of Ministry in Leadership from the Liberty Baptist University John W. Rawlings School of Theology.

Throughout his career, Dr. Ron Yabut has had the privilege of serving in various roles, including youth pastor, healthcare chaplain, lead pastor, senior pastor, and spiritual care & mission director, across diverse locations in three different countries: the Philippines, Canada, and the USA.

Presently, Dr. Ron Yabut serves as the sole pastor of Anderson SDA Church within the Northern California Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist.