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Pastor Cal Searles was born and raised in the Oberlin, Ohio area, graduating from Firelands High School in 1973.  He is a graduate of Cedarville University and Baptist Bible Seminary and has pastored for 39 years.


His focus is on verse by verse exposition of the Bible. He has written multiple discipleship lessons and other teaching tools.  He has traveled to Mexico and the Philippines to share the Word of God.  He is married to Deb (Jackson), who shares in his ministry with much love and a passion for people.  They are the co-authors of a series of children's books.  Deb has traveled extensively across America with her sister, Dee, sharing a ministry of music. They are the parents of four children and one grandchild.


Pastor Cal began his ministry at Abbe Road in July 2014.  His focus is prayer, making disciples, expository preaching, and loving people.


Pastor Cal & Debbie Searles

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