Randy S. Duckett , a native of Pleasant Grove, Alabama, became Pastor of Solid Rock Baptist Church in April of 2015. Randy married Tina Hames on August 21, 1993 while a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. They spent the first 21 years of their marriage and ministry in west Texas with all but two of those years in Odessa, Texas.
After thirteen years of ministry visits and educational pursuits in the Pacific Northwest, doors opened for his family and ministry to move to Portland, Oregon. Randy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. He earned his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and a Doctor of Ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary’s Pacific Northwest Campus in Vancouver, WA.
In addition to pastoring Solid Rock, Randy spends time during the school year investing in leaders in the Portland metro area. He currently teaches the Biblical Studies track for Gateway Seminary’s Contextual Leadership Development program. The weekly encounter with church leaders is a highlight of his week. He enjoys the opportunity to connect his passion and knowledge of God’s word with his commitment and love for the church and the development of her leaders.