Richard has served as Worship Pastor since February of 2006. He has been in full-time or part-time ministry since 1993. He has served in churches Louisianna, Mississippi and Oklahoma. Richard received his Bachelors degree in music education from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Masters degree in Vocal Performance from Oklahoma City University. He then moved to Baton Rouge Louisianna where he spent three years working on a Doctorate of Musical Arts. It was there that Richard felt God's call to full-time Christian ministry.
Richard and his wife Pam have three children, Luke, Molly and Jack. His hobbies include golf, motorsports, fishing, cub scouts (with Luke), and of course music.