Reverend Sterling Hudgins graduated from RHEMA Bible Training College in 1984. He served as associate pastor at different churches for several years before becoming the senior pastor of Living Water Ranch Church in Olsburg, Kansas, in 1994.
In 2000, the church was renamed Agape Family Church and relocated to Manhattan, where Pastor Hudgins continues as senior pastor.
Pastor Hudgins is a Regional Director for RHEMA Ministerial Association International (RMAI) and oversees ministers in Kansas and Nebraska. He is a chaplain for the Riley County Police Department and is currently serving as Chairman of the Board for Life Choice Ministries. Pastor Sterling also serves as interim pastor for New Hope Family Church in Holton, Kansas.