Ramon Navarro, Lead Pastor
Pastor Ramon was born in Manila, Philippines. He came to saving faith in Jesus Christ at a small Bible study ran by American missionaries in 1981. He sensed the call of God to become a minister even as a young Christian and grew in the faith through the ministries and missions of the local church.
While in college, he was involved in the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. With a passion for studying the Bible,Ramon won the Assemblies of God National Bible quiz held in Cebu City in 1985. He later graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of the Philippines.
After passing the Board exam to be a licensed Civil Engineer in 1989, Ramon started a career in Information Technology through a software company where he also met his wife Guia. He came to the United States in 1993 through a job as an IT professional.
Ramon and his family moved to Colorado in 2006. After a brush with death in 2008, he responded to God's call to pastoral ministry by leading Bible study groups. He served the local church as a lay minister under the mentorship of Pastor Ric Doguiles until he was ordained as a pastor in 2013. He served as executive pastor at CrossWind church for three years until he was installed as the lead pastor in January of 2017.
Ramon and Guia have been married for over 25 years and have two children – Josiah Emmanuel and Jeremiah Daniel. The whole family is serving at CrossWind Church.