Ministry Assistant responsible for writing small group Bible Study material, biblical research and bridging the gap between academic theological studies and the church.
Richard began a BA in Biblical studies at Sheffield University in 2000 and gained a PhD in Biblical studies (Old Testament) in 2010. Before joining the St John's team, he was involved in small group ministry for 10 years at a church in Sheffield, as well as working for a year with UCCF as an Associate Staff Worker with responsibilities for theological students. Richard also currently teaches on the Yorkshire Training course and is the secretary for the Biblical Archaeology forum of the Tyndale Fellowship.
Richard is married to Helen (a local GP) and has two children, Rose and Thomas. Richard enjoys historical wargaming, board gaming and cooking. The whole family are also members of the the English Civil War reenactment society, the Sealed Knot.