Lead Teaching Pastor
Myers-Briggs: INFJ-The Advocate
Enneagram Number and Title: 9-The Peacemaker
Spiritual Gifts: Teaching and Leadership
Top Strengths: Harmony, Maximizer, Competition, Consistency, and Connectedness
In his role as Lead Teaching Pastor at Parkview Community Church, Ray Kollbocker’s typical day is filled with focused time in prayer, study, and writing. When he is not preparing for sermons or serving as a mentor, Ray also hosts a podcast called The Ray K Translation, where he discusses contemporary issues and the challenges of life. As a dynamic speaker and teacher, Ray is driven by a desire to help others come to know and love Jesus. As many of his test results above clearly indicate, Ray is concerned about the issue of peace-making. Originally from northern New Jersey, Ray was ordained as “Reverend” while he was the youth pastor at Grace Church on the Mount in his home state. Ray completed his Master of Divinity degree at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. He joined the staff at Parkview as Senior Pastor in 1995. Married to Margie, together they have two children named Meghan and Corey. Outside of work, Ray finds joy in fishing, cooking, and coaching. When he is not planning or teaching, Ray finds it vital to take time to rest and be still with His Savior so that he can refill his cup in order to be able to pour out to others.