About the Author

While working in the corporate world at Wyeth Pharmaceutical (now Pfizer), Rick decided to return to school pursuing a masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University. From then until his retirement from Wyeth, Rick served part-time as a therapist with The Peacemaker Center in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. He also served as a counselor on the pastoral staff at Providence Church West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Now Rick and his wife Kathy live in Cleveland, Tennessee where Rick serves as Director of Workforce Development for a local community college. He also continues to provide private counseling to pastors and couples as well as Life Group Pastor for a local church. Rick mentors pastors and others who are seeking to grow and move forward with their lives and career.

Kathy serves as Director of Children’s Ministries for the international offices of The Church of God Of Prophecy. She travels extensively both in the US as well as outside the US conducting leadership and ministry training sessions.

Rick and Kathy have been married since 1978. They have two sons, Lee and Clint. Lee and his wife Sarah have two baby daughters, Elodie and Amelia. Clint, their younger son, is married to Charis.