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 served on the Baylor University Board of Regents for 9 years.

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 women’s and children’s ministry as well as church administration. Ramiro and Orphalinda have been married for over 25 years and have three children- Andrea, Rebekah and David.

You can email Pastor Peña at



Senior Associate Pastor

Jason serves as Senior 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 co-founded and is the Director of The Central Texas School of Supernatural Ministry. The school of ministry is a free school that meets weekly to train and equip all christians to walk in the supernatural power of God.

Jason is passionate about helping everyone know the incredible calling and destiny they have available to them by pursuing the heart of God.  Jason has been on staff at Christ the King since September 2005. He is married to the love of his life Christine Carver, and they have two beautiful daughters- Abby and Sydney.

You can email Pastor Jason at