River of Life United Pentecostal Church Las Cruces, NM


River of Life Leadership

Lead Pastor, Bart Dilks and his wife Deborah Dilks

Pastor Dilks, originally from Sedona, Arizona met his wife Deborah, originally from Dexter, Maine while attending Bible College at Christian Life College in Stockton, California. Both of which are now alums, class of 1991.

Upon graduating from Christian Life College, the couple moved to the  Maine District where Pastor Dilks pastored successfully for 15 years re-establishing struggling churches, assisting local pastors in the district and devoting himself to the work of God in Rockland, Maine. 

In 2006 Pastor Dilks moved to Minnesota where he assisted as the Evangelism Pastor of Christian Life Center in the Greater Minneapolis Area. While in Minnesota, Pastor Dilks served as the Sunday School Director for the Minnesota District of the United Pentecostal Church International.

In Fall of 2010, Pastor Dilks felt the calling of God to the city of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Armed with 19 years of ministerial experience, his love for God and a passion for revival- he and his wife are doing the work of the Lord they believe they are called to do here in the Mesilla Valley.

Pastor Dilks is a Christian Life College Alum (class of 1991) and is a fully Ordained Minister with the United Pentecostal Church International.

1880 N. Solano Drive Las Cruces, NM 88001