Our Director Bill Rhetts
Chaplain Bill is a retired policeman. After becoming a born-again Christian, he began serving the Lord under the umbrella of his local church, and various ministries. Since 1995, Bill has led and taught Bibles studies in homes and in churches. He is the founder and director of IPOC Ministries.
His undergraduate studies were in Biblical Studies (with a concentration in ‘Pastoral Ministries’). And through his postgraduate studies, he earned his Masters degree in Bible and Theology.
Bill has received the following ~
- Special Congressional recognition for ”invaluable service to the community” from Congressman Ken Calvert
- A “special recognition” from the Calif. State Assembly Assemblyman Rod Pacheco
- An award from Calif. State Assemblyman Mike Morrell (now a State Senator).
His story, ministry, testimony, and/or miscellaneous roles have been featured in (including but not limited to:) The “Peacemakers Journal,” the “Christian Police Assoc” magazine, “Guns and Weapons for Law Enforcement” magazine, ”The Christian Times,” newspaper (now the Christian Examiner,) “Cops and the Cross” magazine, “The Plain Truth” magazine, “Businessmen’s Fellowship International” magazine, “The Fellowship of Christian Police Officers” journal, “Peace Officers for Christ Intl.,” the “Police” magazine, “Today’s Global News,” “Focus on the Family’s – Family News and Focus” radio program, special guest on “KKLA 99.5FM” radio, “KTYM 1460AM” radio, “KTIE 590AM The Answer” radio, “Missions Media” TV broadcast, ‘News Odyssey,’ a consultant re a “BBC TV documentary,” featured in Local News, and has worked as a ‘Technical Advisor’ for a Christian film producer (this is not an endorsement of the above organizations).
He describes himself as an “ordinary guy saved by an Extraordinary God.” Having said that, he confesses, “I am not qualified. As one mentor said, ‘God doesn’t call the qualified. He qualifies the called.”
Bill and his wife attend a Reformed Church, which confesses the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith. They are members in good standing, and are actively involved with their local church, and congregation.
“And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry” (1st Timothy 1:12).