Ralph Emerson is senior pastor Rising Star B.C. He has served as Pastor for 27 years. Married to Gladys Emerson and the father of Deidra and Ralph S. Emerson. Ralph has a undergrad degree from San Jose State Univ in recreation Administration and a Grad degree for Cal State Hayward in Public administration and a MDIV from Fuller seminary. He serves on the board of managers for John Peter Hospital District. And the American Hospital Association Board.