Rusty George is the Lead Pastor at Real Life Church in Southern California; a multi-site church with campuses in Canyon Country, Valencia and a large online community. Under Rusty’s lead, Real Life has become one of the fastest growing churches in America–growing by 111% in 2011 alone.

Beyond leading his church of 6,000+ members every weekend, Rusty is a global speaker, leader and teacher focusing his message on helping people find and follow Jesus. Rusty has also written several books and writes regularly at pastorrustygeorge.com.

Aside from being a loyal Chiefs, Royals and Lakers fan, Rusty is first and foremost committed to his family. Rusty has been married to his wife, Lorrie, for over twenty years and they have two daughters, Lindsey and Sidney. As a family they enjoy walking the dogs, watching the Food Network and playing board games together.

Latest Episodes

Episode 229: Crawford Loritts makes navigating culture simple

How do you want your life to impact the culture around you? Rusty sits down with Crawford Loritts, an influential pastor and evangelist to tackle that question and mor...

Episode 228: Tiana Spencer makes overcoming shame simple

It’s human to wrestle with your identity or to wonder what’s next when you're healing from traumatic experiences. Maybe you’ve wondered where to connect with God in th...

Episode 227: Clint Dupin makes church planting simple.

Clint Dupin from Eastown church gets real about the highs and lows of leading a church plant during COVID. Listen to his conversation with Rusty as they unpack the les...

Episode 226: Shawn Lovejoy makes between Sundays simple

It takes an incredible amount of courage to lead and even more to ask for help with your leadership. That’s why Rusty sits down with Shawn Lovejoy, founder & CEO o...

Episode 225: Theresa Brennan makes understanding Roe v Wade simple

Rusty sits down with Theresa Brennan from the Right to Life League to make sense of the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the practical steps churches can take to support...

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