For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Richard served as Assistant Director and resident Dean of Men at the Teen Challenge Center in Syracuse, New York from 1988-1996. He has been traveling as an evangelist since 1994.
"Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work- of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain."
I Corinthians 15:58
Previously, he was the Youth Pastor and Director of Children's Ministries at Franconia Assembly of God in Alexandria, Virginia. He graduated from Valley Forge Christian College in Pennsylvania in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in Pastoral Studies. He was licensed with the Potomac District of the Assemblies of God in 1988 and was ordained with the New York District in 1990. Richard would enjoy ministering at these events:
"And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone."
I Thessalonians -5:14