Curtis Baker joined the staff of RiverWalk as Pulpit Minister in August of 2016. He is originally from Neosho, Missouri, and was the minister for the Hearts Together Church of Christ in Slaton, Texas, for nearly a decade. Curtis and his wife Olya are both graduates of the Sunset International Bible Institute. Curtis also holds a Bachelor’s and Masters Degree from Lubbock Christian University. Olya is originally from Russia and came to the United States in 2000 to study at Sunset as a missionary. She holds a degree in Bible and Missions, as well as degrees from Russia in English and Russian literature. Curtis and Olya are the parents of 3 sons, Andrew, Luke and Elijah. Olya’s mother Valentina has also emigrated from Russia and lives with the family.