||Richard was working as a missionary in Pacific Marshall Islands when he decided to become a full-time minister. On returning to the UK, he attended Newbold College, Bracknell where he gained a BA in Theology and an MA in Religion. Now an ordained minister, Richard presently serves in Gloucestershire.
During his ministry Richard has authored a volume entitled "A Little Book of Bible Promises" published by Harper Collins, in 1996, and has also written a number of articles, published in various Christian magazines. A second book entitled "God's Little Book of Calm" has proved to be very popular 2007 saw further installments in the God's Little Book series on . . . Love, Hope, Peace.
As a Samaritan Volunteer, Richard particularly enjoys focusing on the ministry of encouragement and reconciliation, reaching out to those in need.
Richard has led a number of tours to the Holy Land and Egypt and naturally enjoys travelling. He also served as a Chaplain in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.