Riverside Mandarin Baptist Church -- 4889 Tyler Street -- Riverside, CA 92503 -- (951) 688 6332

Pastor David Chao,Currently serving as Chinese Pastor. Full Bio To Follow

 Is currently an Associate Professor of Theology at California Baptist University in the School of Christian Ministries.  He holds a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School as well as a J.D. Degree from the University of California, Hasting College of the Law and has spent time practicing law. Most notable is a M.DIv. in Pastoral Ministry from the Master’s Seminary.

His aims at RMBC is to serve the Lord by training and nurturing the next generation of Christian leaders, utilizing fully my scholarly as well as pastoral training and experience to do so.

2. To serve the Lord by providing a bridge between the church and the academy, that is, in my pedagogical approach, to always demonstrate (directly or indirectly) the complementary relationship of the church and the academy in one’s search for holistic and biblical human existence and development.

3. To serve the Lord by having a writing as well as speaking platform to articulate the relevance of Christian truths in our society, especially concerning contemporary theological, social, cultural and ethical issues.

He has a passion to connect with people and teaches with a very conversational style engaging people.  

At his previous church before moving to the inland empire to teach at CBU he preach regularly in the English speaking congregation, taught weekly Young Adult Sunday School class. He oversaw and taught each of the monthly Young Adult Large Group gathering as well as oversaw the weekly Young Adult Small Group ministry as well as trained and discipled small group leaders and potential small group leaders.

Lead occasional seminars or workshops dealing with current relevant theological issues.