Dr. Ken Van Vliet is the senior pastor at Monte Vista Chapel in Turlock, California. He grew up on a ranch in central California, and began ministry as a pastor to young adults. He has been the senior pastor at MVC for the past 25 years. Ken notably guided his church from a complementarian to egalitarian position on women in leadership, while also navigating a church culture shift from a large church event community to a spiritual formation community. He is also a Lead Mentor with Dr. MaryKate Morse in the Doctor of Ministry in Leadership & Spiritual Formation program at Portland Seminary in Oregon.