Receiving New Directees: YES
Directing Clergy: YES
Directee Genders: Both MEN & WOMEN
Skype or Facetime: YES
Retreat/Workshop Leader: YES
AREA OF RESIDENCE
Director (2010) and Supervisor (2015) through the C. John Weborg Center for Spiritual Direction (North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL).
AREAS OF INTEREST
Pastors, Church Leaders, Selective Supervision Work
The bond of attentive listening is sacred; a treasured gift that nourishes and strengthens one’s journey through life.
Familiar with adversity and challenges, Richard’s strength and resilience is a result of HOPE found through submission to God’s purpose and strong confidence that God is ever active and always present.
Others describe Richard as compassionate, humorous, honest, a leader, pastor, shepherd, accepting, non-judgmental, and trustworthy. He speaks and writes in a way that is inviting, loving, and kind. He listens and is an encourager.
Richard is an ordained minister with the Evangelical Covenant Church and speaks in various cross-denominational settings. He was trained and certified as a spiritual director (2010) and supervisor (2015) through the C. John Weborg Center for Spiritual Direction (North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL).
A seasoned, empowering, and compassionate leader, he devotes his life to assisting others to discover HOPE through writing, speaking, and offering spiritual care to pastors and ministry leaders.
Richard serves as the Director of Discover Hope, an outreach ministry of MSW Ministries, a 501(c)(3) organization.
He resides in sunny Glendale, Arizona with his wife, Vicki. He’s always up for a round of golf, and enjoys a hot cup of coffee to keep him caffeinated for the benefit of others!