Pastor Jason Ridley is a native of Richmond, Va. He received his call at an early age and preached his first sermon at the age of 13. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies and Philosophy from Virginia Union University. He then went on to Andrews Theological Seminary in Berrien Springs, MI where he received a Master’s of Divinity. Pastor Ridley has been blessed to preach and minister all around this country and around the globe, in such places as Canada, Bermuda, Thailand, Taiwan, Zambia, the Amazon in Peru, Albania, Birmingham & London, England and while in the seminary he preached a three week evangelistic campaign in Kampala, Uganda where 282 souls were baptized. Pastor Ridley is a Pastor in Allegheny West Conference where he has had the privilege to Pastor in Charleston & Huntington, West Virginia and currently he is the Pastor of the Hilltop Community Worship Center in Columbus, Ohio where he also serves as the Ministerial President for the Central Ohio Area. Pastor Ridley also sits on the Executive Boards for both Allegheny West Conference and the Columbia Union Conference. He is also a member of the African-American Ministers Leadership Council which is a National cross-denominational organization in the United States which deals with issues of race and equality for all. As well as a member of the Micah Leadership Council which is also a National cross-denominational organization in the United States for emerging Pastors under the age of 40 who are in the fight for Social Justice. Pastor Ridley also serves as the co-chair of the Westside Community Health Advisory Committee under Columbus Public Health.