Dr. Ralph West is the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Church without Walls in Houston, Texas. The church began with 32 members and now meets in three locations conducting six services each Sunday. He completed degrees at Bishop College, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Beeson Divinity School, where he received the Doctor of Ministry Degree. He serves as Adjunct Professor of Preaching at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University. He serves on boards, agencies, trusteeships and committees at local, state and national levels. Ralph and his wife, Sheretta, have two children.