Ramiro Peña

Senior Pastor

Ramiro and Orphalinda Peña are the founders and pastors of Christ the King Baptist Church of Waco and the founders of Peña Fiel, Inc. The Lord has used them to plant 10 other churches in Texas, Mexico, Cuba and India since 1996.

Ramiro began in youth ministry in 1982 and was licensed and ordained as a Baptist pastor in 1985 in Temple, TX. He is a graduate of Baylor University with a B.A. in Religion and has done graduate work in Philosophy and Business. A frequent speaker for revivals, crusades and events for men, he has ministered in Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, Argentina, Singapore, India and Germany. He has served on several ministry boards and currently serves on the Baylor University Board of Regents.

Orphalinda studied at Howard Payne University and graduated from San Antonio College School of Nursing. She is a licensed Registered Nurse and now serves the church full time focusing on womens and childrens ministry as well as church administration. Ramiro and Orphalinda have been married for 20 years and have three children: Andrea, Rebekah and David.


Jason Carver

Associate Pastor

Jason serves as Associate Pastor and is a Licensed and Ordained Minister. He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Mary Hardin - Baylor in Christian Ministry with a minor in Biblical Languages and his Seminary study is from Logsdon School of Theology.

Jason is passionate about discipleship in the body of Christ and pursuing the heart of God. His passion is to please the Lord and glorify Him through words and deeds. Jason has been on staff at Christ the King since September 2005. He is married to Christine Carver and they have two beautiful daughters: Abby and Sydney.

Jason also runs the Media Ministry at Christ the King. Whether it's producing & editing for the TV broadcast, updating and maintaining the Website, or running all audio visual media for the church services. If you have any questions or comments about the media side of our ministry, Jason is the guy to talk to.