Rocky Shrable

Rocky Shrable

Lead Pastor

Pastor Shrable, better known as "Pastor Rocky,"  and his lovely wife, Rebecca, have served Wings since 2006.  Pastor Rocky and Rebecca met at Lee University where he recieved his Bachelor of Science degree in 1984.  Prior to his ministry here at WOFF, he served as Senior Pastor of the Jubilee Family Church in Grand Junction, Colorado for ten years, and as the Senior Pastor of the Christian Worship Center in Ogden, Utah for eight years.  He has served in many other positions both inside and outside the church.

Pastor Rocky and Rebecca have been married for over thirty years. They have three wonderful children (Josh, Julie, and Jessica) and three great in laws: daughter-in-law, Bethany and sons-in-law Caleb and Trevor. They have four grandchildren with a fifth on the way.

Pastor Rocky enjoys being active and doing a variety of things -- golfing, biking, motorcycling, and horseback riding.

 

 

 

Steve Burkowske

Steve Burkowske

Assistant Lead Pastor/Children's Pastor

Pastor Steve Burkowske and his wife Dawn have been serving in children’s ministry for over 17 years.  They have four wonderful children that have been key components of their ministry team: Eric, Hannah, Abigail and Olivia.  Pastor Steve and Dawn have both traveled to Europe and the Dominican Republic serving on missions teams to provide training in children’s ministry to local churches and students at the European Bible Seminary.

Pastor Steve also has the privilege of serving on the leadership team for the Children’s Leadership Association (CLA) which is the national children’s board for the Church of God, Cleveland, TN.  In addition, he has served on the state children’s committees in Maryland, Kentucky, Alabama and now Florida.

The Burkowske’s joined the Wings of Faith family in the Fall of 2012.  Previously they served at churches in Baltimore, Maryland, in Madisonville, Kentucky, and in Gadsden, Alabama.  It is their passion to lead children into an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ and experience the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives.

 

 

 

Josh Shrable

Josh Shrable

Student Pastor

 

Josh and his wife, Bethany, have been involved in student ministry since 2006 in volunteer and full-time roles. Josh attended Lee University and holds a degree in Business Administration from the College of Central Florida. They have four children: Caleb, Aubriella, Gideon, and Vivianna.

 

 

Kevin Christian

Kevin Christian

Music Pastor

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Pastor Kevin grew up and graduated from high school in southern West Virginia.  While earning his B.A. in communications at Lee University, Kevin sang in Campus Choir then moved to the Lee Singers, where he was accompanist for three years and student director his senior year.  Kevin was also part of Second Edition, a traveling ensemble from Lee Singers, for three years.

Pastor Kevin first came to Wings of Faith Fellowship in August 1990 when he served dual roles – minister of music and youth pastor.  In May 1991, he moved to Orlando to become the accompanist and assistant minister of music at Calvary Assembly for the next four years.  During this time, he also played piano at various Walt Disney World locations and hotels.  After Calvary, he went back to school and earned his Master’s Degree in broadcast journalism, graduating with highest honors from The University of Miami.

In June 1996, Kevin moved back to Ocala to work as a news anchor and reporter for WCJB TV20, an ABC affiliate in the Gainesville-Ocala market.  He earned two first-place Associated Press awards for his work there.  In 2001, he became the public relations and communications officer for Marion County Public Schools, which has over 42,000 students and 6,000 employees.

Kevin currently serves as the music pastor at Wings of Faith, directing the complete music program and leading praise and worship for weekly services.

Pastor Kevin also has five CD projects to his credit, including a Christmas album and “The Colours of Love,” his latest recording.

 

 

 

Roland Scroggins

Roland Scroggins

Senior Adult Pastor

Roland and Janet moved to Ocala from the Pacific Northwest.  After 47 years of active pastoral ministry they decided to "semi-retire" in Ocala.

They have been married for 53 years, have two children (David and Cara), seven grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and two dogs.

Roland attended West Coast Christian College in Fresno, California and Southern California Graduate School of Theology in Glendale, California.  He has served the church in many areas of ministry including Pastor, Evangelist, State Youth Director, State Council Member, State Youth Board Member, State Evangelism Board Member and District Overseer.

Janet attended Chaffy College, Golden West College, Santa Ana College and West Coast Christian College in California.  She taught piano and pedagogy at West Coast.  She is an accomplished pianist and presently teaches piano in her Ocala, home.  She is a kind and compassionate woman with a servant's heart - which has been of inestimable value over their many years of ministry.

 

 

 

Jorge Cruz

Jorge Cruz

Latin Ministries Pastor

Pastor Jorge received his ordination in 1996 from the Eastern District to the Southeastern Spanish District in Orlando. He has been a Presbyter over 15 churches for the Assembly of God, a Senior Pastor for two churches and Bible Institute teacher and holds a Bible Institute Diploma. Currently Pastor has received his Chaplain credentials and continues his prison ministry in Marion County.  Pastor Jorge leads the Latin Ministry at Wings of Faith.

Janet received her License Minister credentials in 1996. She has taken leadership roles as Sunday School Superintendent, secretary of the Section 8 presbyter, Principal of the Theological Bible Institute and Associate Pastor with her husband. She completed her Advance Theological Studies from the Spanish Eastern Theological Seminary and holds a BA in Secondary Education and MA in Masters of Science degree (Administration). She currently is part of the church choir and she loves to serve and teach others the word of God.

Pastor Jorge and Janet relocated to Ocala Florida in 1991 and have been married for thirty-one years and have two wonderful children: Josué, and Jara, daughter-in-law, Christy and son-in law Jasyn. They have three grandchildren: Isabella & Aaryn and Emma. Their children have been active members in their ministry. Pastor Jorge and Janet would like to invite the Spanish speaking members to the Wednesday Bible studies.