Lance Ralston

Founder & Pastor | Calvary Chapel Oxnard


Lance and Lynn, his wife of forty years, have three children, four grandchildren, and have lived in Oxnard for all but their first year. They began Calvary Chapel Oxnard thirty-seven years ago, meeting in a park in the Southern California costal city of Port Hueneme with a dozen people. Today, the church has 1,200 adults each Sunday. CCO's outreach to the community includes an FM radio station, 101.5 FM, KOCC.

Lance's Ministry is centered on a verse by verse expository study of Scripture. He and the people of CCO are currently making their way through the entire Bible for the fifth time.

Pastor Lance is the author of Marriage: As It Was Meant To Be. He authors the popular podcast Communio Sanctorum: History of the Christian Church. He holds a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies and Minisrty from Channel Islands Bible College & Seminary.