Senior Pastor & Elder
Pastor Joe Ricchuiti graduated in 1982 from Dallas Theological Seminary. He holds a Master’s Degree in Theology. He’s been pastor of Del Rio Bible Church since its inception. Joe and his wife, Cathy, have two grown sons, Tim and Andy.
Steve and his wife, Jana, helped start DRBC while assigned to Laughlin AFB in 1997. He retired from the Air Force in May of 2012 and joined Del Rio Bible’s staff in January 2013. He has a Master’s Degree in Administration and has served on several church boards including being an Elder at DRBC from 1998-2000 and 2010-2012. Steve and Jana have one son, Joseph.
Chris and his wife, Kattleya, attended DRBC from 2012-2016. They then moved to Dallas to attend Dallas Theological Seminary. Chris graduated in 2020 with a Master’s Degree in Theology earning the H.A. Ironside Award in Expository Preaching. Chris continues to serve in the Air Force Reserves and he and his wife are excited to be a part of the Del Rio community again. They desire to love God and love people. They have 4 children: Caleb, S.J., Aaron, and Adeline.
Jana grew up in Oklahoma (go Sooners), married Steve, and then traveled the world as an Air Force spouse. Along the way, God added their son Joseph to the family. Since settling in Del Rio, Jana volunteers in several church ministries, worships as part of the praise team, teaches piano, and herds many crafts.
The Greenhouse Director
Laura and her husband, Ryan both graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). They moved to Del Rio Texas in 2015 after Ryan accepted a position with the Border Patrol. At the end of an extensive search, they finally found their new home church, Del Rio Bible Church in 2016. Shortly thereafter, Laura joined the DRBC staff as both the secretary and the Greenhouse Assistant Director. She currently serves as the Greenhouse Director
Frank is a 1984 graduate of LSU and served in the Air Force until 1996 as a B-52 Pilot. He is a veteran of Desert Storm. Frank and his family moved to Del Rio in 2003 after much prayer. After only one message from Pastor Joe, Frank knew that Del Rio Bible Church was where he and his family were meant to serve. He has been married to his wife Pam since 1989 and the couple has 3 boys: Thomas, James, and Andrew.
Scott and Kristen first attended DRBC 2004-2006, where Kristen served as church secretary. In 2015, they returned to Del Rio and have been serving ever since. Scott is retired Air Force and currently attaining an MDiv with Liberty. Scott and Kristen love people and desire to encourage others. They have three children: Kate, Will, & Jack.
Marvin and his wife, Donna, moved to Del Rio in 1998 following 18 years of active associate pastoral ministry. They have been a part of Del Rio Bible church since 2000. In 2018, Marvin retired from hospital chaplaincy. They are parents of three and grandparents of nine. Marvin’s desire is to encourage living out a life of faith and obedience in response to God’s love and the truth of His Word.