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Sharon Ries

Sharon Faith Ries is the wife of Pastor Raul Ries of Calvary Chapel Golden Springs in Diamond Bar, CA. He is the evangelist of the EXIT Concerts, Somebody Loves You Concerts and the Bible teacher of the radio program Somebody Loves You, heard daily throughout the USA and New Zealand.

Sharon spent her childhood and early youth in South America with her missionary parents Edmund and Naomi Farrel. Upon her parent’s return from the mission field, to further their two daughters’ education, Sharon fell in love with Raul who was a non-believer, married him and suffered verbal and physical abuse. The story of Raul’s miraculous conversion has been recorded in her book My Husband, My Maker and his book & movie From Fury to Freedom which has been distributed in several languages worldwide.

She leads the Women’s Ministry at CCGS, serves on the Calvary Chapel Pastors’ Wives Board and does extensive missionary work throughout South America. Sharon has an intense passion to see souls saved in the utter most parts of the world.

Sharon is a gifted Bible teacher, listen and watch Bible studies from Sharon and the women at Calvary Chapel Golden Springs by clicking here or we have added some of them below.

The Infinite God

February - May, 2017
The Existence of God | Notes | - Sharon Ries
The Mercy of God | Notes | - Colleen Powers
The Love of God | Notes | - Shirley Craver
The Trinity | Notes | - Mary Grigsby
The Jealousy of God | Notes | - Sharon Ries
The Truth of God | Notes | - Claire Engeron
The Ways of God | Notes | - Miriam Mann
The Guidance of God | Notes | - Linda Barela
The Strength of God | Notes | - Georgette Leal
The Peace of God | Notes | - Marcella Roark
The Healing of God | Notes | - Hallie Martinez

The Work of Your Hand

January, 2017
A Lump of Clay - Georgette Leal
The Work of Your Hand - Sharon Ries
Resting the Vessel - Hallie Martinez
Firing the Vessel - Vianey Anzu
Glazing the Vessel - Shirley Craver

Transformed into His Image

Transformed Into His Image - Sharon Ries
Transformed Through His Word - Michelle Randall
Transformed Through Obedience - Karyn Johnson
Transformed Through Surrender - Janie Alfred
Transformed Through Prayer - Sandy Macintosh

I Am With You

Fear Not, I Am With You - Sandy Macintosh
Be Not Dismayed I Am Your God - Cathy Dickinson
I Will Uphold You - Jeannette Walls
I Will Strengthen & Help You - Sharon Ries
I Am With You - Jean McClure

Contrary to Popular Belief

Guest Speaker: Annie Stone
The Holy Spirit Has Given You Gifts - Lauren O'Neill
You Can Share Your Faith - Melynda Ries
Reading Your Bible Is Not Boring - Melissa Salamat

Doj Conference

Part 1 - Sharon Ries
Part 2 - Sharon Ries

A Woman Who Fears the Lord

A Virtuous Woman | Proverbs 31:10 | Notes - Sharon Ries
Her Husband Trusts Her | Proverbs 31:11 | Notes - Colleen Powers
Willing Works With Her Hands | Proverbs 31:13 | Notes - Mary Grigsby
Clothes Her Family In Scarlet | Proverbs 31:21 | Notes - Shirley Craver
Instructs Her Children In The Word Of God | Proverbs 31:1 | Notes - Linda Barela
Reaches Out To The Needy | Proverbs 31:20 | Notes - Hallie Martinez
Feeds On The Word Of God | Proverbs 31:14 | Notes - Marcella Roark
Warns Against The Evil Woman | Proverbs 31:3 | Notes - Georgette Leal
Warns Against Intoxicating Drink | Proverbs 31:24-29 | Notes - Colleen Powers
A Woman Who Fears The Lord | Proverbs 31:30 | Notes - Sharon Ries

Wise and Foolish Women of Old

Abigail | 1 Samuel 25:1-44 | Notes
Deborah & Jael | Judges 2-5 | Notes
Esther | Esther | Notes
Hannah | 1 Samuel 1-2 | Notes
Potiphar's Wife & Delilah | Genesis 37-39 | Notes
Jochebed & Miriam | Exodus 1-2 | Notes
Jezebel | 1 Kings 16:23-34 | Notes
Ruth & Naomi | Ruth | Notes
Michal & Bathshebami | 1 Samuel 18-19 | Notes

Women Who Met Jesus

The First Woman to Meet Jesus | Luke 1:1-56 | Notes - Sharon Ries
Jesus Met Her at the Well | John 4:1-42 | Notes - Mary Grigsby
A Home For Jesus with Mary and Martha | John 10:38-42 | Notes - Jeannette Walls
The Woman who Followed Jesus | Luke 8:1-3 | Notes - Shirley Craver
The Woman Jesus Rescued | Luke 8:1-12 | Notes - Marie Rosales
The Women who Influenced a Youth for Jesus | 2 Timothy 1:1-5 | Notes - Vianey Anzu
Women Who Served Jesus | Acts 9:32-43 | Notes - Janice Orate

Old Testament Stories for Perilous Times

Introduction | 2 Timothy 3:1-5
Eden: Deception In The Garden | Gen. 1-3 | Notes
Earth: Destroyed By The Flood | Gen. 6-8 | Notes
Sodom and Gomorrah: Depraved Cities Of The Plain | Gen. 18-19 | Notes
Babel: Tower of Defiance | Gen. 11:1-9 | Notes
Shechem: A City Defiled | Gen. 33-35 | Notes
Jericho: A City Destroyed | Joshua 2,5&6 | Notes
Gold Image In Dura | Daniel 3 | Notes
Mount Sinai: The Golden Calf | Exodus 32, 34:1-9 | Notes
Canaan: From The Pit To The Palace In Egypt | Gen. 37 | Notes
Outside The Garden: The First Murder | Gen. 4 | Notes
Babylon: The Writing On The Wall | Daniel 5 | Notes

Then I Met The Master

Introduction: Born Blind | John 9:13-25 - Sharon Ries
A Royal Official | Notes | John 4:46-54 - Hallie Martinez
A Pool Named Bethesda | Notes | John 5:1-19 - Georgette Leal
A Paralytic | Notes | Mark 2:1-12 - Miriam Mann
A Canaanite Woman | Notes | Matthew 15:21-31 - Melissa Salamat
A Demonized Boy | Notes | Luke 9:37-43 - Hallie Martinez
A Widow of Nain | Notes | Luke 7:11-18 - Sharon Ries
A Rich Young Ruler | Notes | Matthew 19:16-26 - Claire Engeron
A Roman Governor | Notes | Matthew 27:1,2,11-26 - Shirley Craver
Two Criminals | Notes | Luke 23:32-43 - Linda Barela
Discouraged on the Road | Notes | Luke 24:13-35 - Lauren O'Neill
A Leper | Notes | Mark 1:40-45 - Georgette Leal
A Blind Man | Notes | Mark 10:46-52 - Miriam Mann
His Disciples in a Storm | Notes | Mark 4:35-41 - Shirley Craver
The Conversion of Saul | Notes | Acts 9:1-19 - Lauren O'Neill

Divine Appointments with the Savior

A Woman Caught in Adultery | Notes | John 8:1-12 - Sharon Ries
Mary Magdalene | Notes | John 20:1-18 - Lauren O'Neill
A Woman at a Well | Notes | John 4:4-42 - Hallie Martinez
A Possessed Man | Notes | Mark 5:1-20 - Georgette Leal
Two Sick Daughters | Notes | Mark 5:21-43 - Miriam Mann
Mary of Bethany | Notes | John 12:1-11 - Linda Barela
Joseph & Nicodemus in a Garden | Notes | John 19:38-42 - Claire Engeron
Nicodemus, A Ruler | Notes | John 3:1-21 - Melissa Salamat
Peter After the Resurrection | Notes | John 21:1-19 - Debbie Andre

Genuine Faith

Genuine Faith - Sharon Ries
The Purpose of Trials | Notes | James 1:1-11 - Debbie Andre
The Source of Temptation | Notes | James 1:12-18 - Miriam Mann
Faith Obeys the Word | Notes | James 1:19-27 - Claire Engeron
Faith Removes Discrimination | Notes | James 2:1-13 - Hallie Martinez
Faith Proves Itself by Works | Notes | James 2:14-26 - Shirley Craver
Faith Controls the Tongue | Notes | James 3:1-12 - Georgette Leal
Faith Produces Wisdom | Notes | James 3:13-18 - Linda Barela
Faith Produces Humility | Notes | James 4:13-5:6 - Hallie Martinez
Faith Produces Dependence of God | Notes | James 4:13-5:6 - Miriam Mann
Faith Endures Waiting on Christ's Return | Notes | Georgette Leal - Georgette Leal
Faith Prays for the Afflicted | Notes | James 5:13-18 - Debbie Andre
Faith Confronts the Erring Brother | Notes | James 5:19-20 - Sharon Ries

The Acts of the Apostles

Introduction to Acts | - Sharon Ries
The Faith of the First Christians | Notes | Acts 1 - Hallie Martinez
The Birth of the Church through the Holy Spirit | Notes | Acts 2 - Sharon Ries
The Power of the Name of Jesus | Notes | Acts 3:4 - Georgette Leal
Persecution, Prayer and the Fear of the Lord | Notes | Acts 4:5-5:11 - Miriam Mann
Persecution of the Apostles | Notes | Acts 5:12-42 - Claire Engeron
Stephen, the First Martyr of the Church | Notes | Acts 6 - Sharon Ries
Persecution Spreads the Gospel | Notes | Acts 8:1-40 - Mary Grigsby
The Damsacus Road | Notes | Acts 9:1-31 - Hallie Martinez
The Work of the Holy Spirit through Peter | Notes | Acts 9:32-10:4 - Georgette Leal
The Church Grows | Notes | Acts 11 - Miriam Mann
Violence and the Prayer of the Saints | Notes | Acts 12:1-25 - Georgette Leal
Paul and Barnabus: The First Missionaries | Notes | Acts 13:1-52 - Debbie Andre
The Church Council at Jerusalem | Notes | Acts 15:1-35 - Hallie Martinez
Paul's Second Missionary Journey | Notes | Acts 15:36-16:40 - Sharon Ries
Paul's Second Missionary Journey Continued | Notes | Acts 17:1-34 - Miriam Mann
Paul's Second Missionary Journey Ends | Notes | Acts 18:1-22 - Sharon Ries
Paul's Third Missionary Journey | Notes | Acts 18:23-19:41 - Claire Engeron
Paul's Third Missionary Journey Ends | Notes | Acts 20:1-38 - Hallie Martinez
Paul's Arrest and Defense | Notes | Acts 21:1-22:29 - Georgette Leal
Paul Before the Jewish Sanhedrin | Notes | Acts 22:35 - Miriam Mann
Paul Before Felix the Roman Governor | Notes | Acts 24:1-27 - Sharon Ries
Paul Before Festus and King Aarippa II | Notes | Acts 25 - Hallie Martinez
Paul Shipwrecked | Notes | Acts 27 - Sharon Ries

Women in His Image

Eve: Mother of All Life | Notes | - Debbie Andre
Sarah: Mother of all Nations | Notes | - Hallie Martinez
Leah: A Woman Unloved Rachel: A Woman Loved | Notes | - Georgette Leal
Ruth: A Virtuous Woman - Naomi: A Woman of Wisdom | Notes | - Vianey Anzu
Potiphar's Wife and Delilah: Women of Seduction | Notes | - Miriam Mann
Jochebed & Miriam: Women in the Life of Moses | Notes | - Sharon Ries
Rahab: A Harlot with a Mission | Notes | - Claire Engeron
Deborah & Jael: Women on the Battlefront | Notes | - Debbie Andre
Hannah: A Woman of Prayer | Notes | - Hallie Martinez
Abigail: Wisdom that Captivated a King | Notes | - Georgette Leal
Jezebel: The Queen of Evil | Notes | - Sharon Ries
Esther: Triumph of God's Sovereignty | Notes | - Miriam Mann
The Canaanite Woman: A Woman of Great Faith | Notes | - Georgette Leal
Martha and Mary: Service and Devotion | Notes | - Claire Engeron
A Woman of Samaria: The Woman at the Well | Notes | - Debbie Andre
Mary Magdalene: A Woman of Disciple | Notes | - Hallie Martinez

Philippians

Introduction: Rejoice! | - Sharon Ries
Introduction: The Church Begins | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 1-2 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 3-4 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 1:1-11 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 1:12-30 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 2:1-11 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 2:12-30 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 3:1-11 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 3:12-21 | - Sharon Ries
Philippians 4:1-7 | - Sharon Ries

Instructive Moments in the Old Testament

Introduction Study: Melchizedek | Notes - Sharon Ries
Adam and Eve: Creation | Notes | Genesis 1:26-2:25 - Hallie Martinez
Adam and Eve: The Fall | Notes | Genesis 3 - Debbie Andre
Cain and Abel: The First Children | Notes |Genesis 4-5:5 - Miriam Mann
The Family of Noah | Notes |Genesis 6-9:19 - Georgette Leal
God Calls on Abraham | Notes |Genesis 12:1-9 - Claire Engeron
Hagar, Sarah's Handmaiden | Notes |Genesis 16 - Linda Barela
Lot's Family in Sodom | Notes |Genesis 19 - Sharon Ries
Abraham and Isaac: The Sacrifice | Notes |Genesis 22:1-19 - Hallie Martinez
A Bride for Isaac | Notes|Genesis 24 - Miriam Mann
Jacob and Esau: Brothers at War | Notes | Genesis 25:28-34 - Shirley Craver
Rachel and Leah: The Struggling Wives | Notes | Genesis 29-30:1-24 - Georgette Leal

The Sermon on the Mount

The Sermon on the Mount Introduction - Sharon Ries
Kingdom Living Part 1 | Notes | Matthew 5:1-4 - Debbie Andre
Kingdom Living Part 2 | Notes | Matthew 5:5-7 - Hallie Martinez
Kingdom Living Part 3 | Notes | Matthew 5:8-12 - Sharon Ries
You Are Salt and Light | Notes | Matthew 5:13-20 - Claire Engeron
Righteous Living | Notes | Matthew 5:21-48 - Georgette Leal
Give Humbly, Pray in Secret | Notes | Matthew 6:1-8 - Shirley Craver
Holy is His Name | Notes | Matthew 6:9 - Debbie Andre
God's Will Be Done | Notes | Matthew 6:10 - Sharon Ries
Our Daily Bread | Notes | Matthew 6:11 - Linda Barela
True Forgiveness | Notes | Matthew 6:12,14-15 - Hallie Martinez
The Deliverer | Notes | Matthew 6:13 - Claire Engeron
When You Fast | Notes | Matthew 6:16-18 - Georgette Leal
Don't Worry Be Happy | Notes | Matthew 6:19-34 - Hallie Martinez
Judging | Notes | Matthew 7:1-6 - Sharon Ries
Choose The Kingdom Life! | Notes | Matthew 7:7-29 - Debbie Andre

Tetelesti: Women's Conference

September 2013
Part 1 - Sharon Ries
Part 2 - Sharon Ries
Tetelesti! - Sharon Ries
The Master Workman - Jean McClure
The Workman's Urgency - Cathy Dickinson
The Workman's Sacrifice - Kathy Gilbert
The Workman's Witness - Sandy Macintosh

Far Above Rubies

January, 2011
Far Above Rubies - Sharon Ries
Clothed in Scarlett - Shirley Craver
Worth Far Above Rubies - Claire Engeron
Praised By Her Husband And Children - Hallie Martinez
Considers A Field - Debbie Andre
Willingly Works With Her Hands - Georgette Leal
Provides Spiritual Nourshment - Miriam Mann

Simply Grace

January, 2012
In the Grasp of His Grace - Sharon Ries
Grace for Each Day - Jean McClure
Grace in Tribulation - Jean McClure
The Riches of His Grace - Janie Alfred
Eternal Grace - Janie Alfred

Mission Earth

January, 2013
Mission Earth - Janie Alfred
The Call to The Mission - Shirley Craver
The Enemy of The Mission - Mary Grigsby
The Lord of The Mission - Sharon Ries
The Strategy of The Mission - Hallie Martinez

Be Still

January, 2014
The Eternity of Christ - Sharon Ries
The Eternity of Christ - Karyn Johnson
The I AM's of Christ - Janie Alfred
Our Tender Loving Christ - Debbi Bryson
Christ, Our Defender - Jeannette Walls

The Warrior

Young Women’s Studies
The Warrior | Ephesians 6:10,11,13 - Kelly Vegas
The Warrior's Belt & Breastplate | Ephesians 6:14 - Lauren O'Neill

Colossians

Young Women’s Studies
Set Your Mind | Colossians 3:1-2 - Kelly Vegas
Put to Death | Colossians 3:3-4 - Sherri Youngward
Put Off These | Colossians 3:8-9 - Lauren O'Neill
Put On The New Man | Colossians 3:10-11 - Gia Lucid
Elect of God | Colossians 3:12-13 - Heather Hathaway
Put On Love | Colossians 3:14 - Melynda Ries
Let Peace Rule | Colossians 3:15 - Myshell Leal
Dwell in the Word | Colossians 3:16-17 - Morgan Beeler

Abused

Young Women’s Studies
Violated - Claire Engeron
Starved - Kelly Vegas
Dysfunctional - Miriam Mann
Emotional Abuse - Debbie Rasumssen
Addicted - Peggy McDermitt
Abortion Part 1 - Georgette Leal
Abortion Part 2 - Myshell Leal
Drunk - Sherri Youngward
Secrets - Sarah Macintosh

Spring Teas

Children of the Light | 1 Thessalonians 5:5 - Sharon Ries
Perfect Peace | Isaiah 26:3-4 - Gail Mays
Home Sweet Home - Janie Alfred
City of Lights, Love and God | Hebrews 11:16 - Janice Orate
A Royal Tea | Psalm 45:2 - Claire Engeron

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From Fury to Freedom

The personal testimony of Pastor Raul Ries