Our Pastoral Staff

  • Charles Rikard

    Education and Administration Pastor

    Charles and his wife Malena joined Calvary in May 2010 as our Student and College Pastor. He holds a Master of Theological Studies in Church Revitalization from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Student Ministry, and a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry from Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, AR. He loves being involved in the many areas of our church from Senior Adults to Worship Ministry. He and his wife are the proud parents to their daughter Olivia. He enjoys music, photography, and coffee.


  • Curtis James

    Worship Pastor

    Curtis and his wife Kilyn joined Calvary in September of 2013 as our Worship Pastor. They have two teenage sons. Curtis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Oklahoma Baptist University and is currently completing a Masters of Arts in Christian Studies from Criswell College. He enjoys leading worship and mentoring others in their relationship with Christ. Curtis enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and working with technology. His greatest desire is to see Christians reach the potential that God has placed in each of their hearts. 


  • Kilyn James

    Children's Ministry Coordinator

    Kilyn and her husband Curtis, along with their two sons, joined Calvary in September of 2013. Shortly after coming to Calvary, she took the position of Children's Ministry Director. She has a Bachelors degree in Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Kilyn is passionate about sharing the love of Christ to children and families through the church. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading. It is Kilyn's goal that every child come to know Christ and fulfill His purpose in their life both in Nacogdoches and abroad.