Buddy and Candy Rattray serve as the lead pastors of Tower City Church. They have three married children—Tiffany, Timothy, and Alexander whose families serve alongside them in the church. The Rattray’s are long-time residents of San Antonio and have been Texas residents off and on since their marriage in 1978.
Buddy is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene) and of Southwestern Seminary (Ft. Worth). The Rattray’s have served in pastorates in Oklahoma and Florida as well as Texas. In 1986 the entire family moved to the United Kingdom where they assisted and strengthened local churches in various parts of England. They were associate pastors for five years in London before returning to the States in 1995.
Buddy and Candy are members in good standing of Ministers Fellowship International, a fellowship designed to link leaders and ministers of like vision together to equip and enable them to be more effective in their calling. M.F.I. seeks to nurture meaningful relationships among its members, to provide needful accountability, helpful resources, and valuable apostolic assistance. Buddy and Candy attend the Annual Conference every October in addition to regional meetings and other fellowship opportunities. M.F.I. is based in Portland, Oregon and was begun in 1987 through the vision of Pastor Dick Iverson.