Richard comes to Joni and Friends with 30 years of pastoral leadership experience, having served in 5 churches. He has also spent 7 years in the business sector as project manager, sales manager, and grant/RFP writer. Rich’s philosophy about life and ministry is “to love God, to love people, that is the center of the mark!” (to quote a 4Him song). He is called to be an encourager who communicates the deep love of God through Jesus Christ so that people can live with confidence and hope.
Rich resides in Battle Ground, WA with his wife, Nadine, and their two dogs (Beren and Matilda) and cat (Molly Cat).