Rich has been a pastor at Arrow Heights since 2000 and served for 15 years as the Student Pastor before transitioning to his current role as Pastor of Care & Missions.
He is married to Jennifer, who teaches English and is the varsity girls tennis coach at BAHS. They have three beautiful daughters raised at Arrow Heights, and two sons-in-law, Braelyn & Ryan Ross, Skylar & Austin Thomas, and the youngest daughter Landrey.
Pastor Rich earned a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master of Religious Education in Administration from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Twenty-five of Rich’s thirty-three years in ministry has been serving as pastor to students & families in a couple of churches, including First Baptist Church Philadelphia, Mississippi, and North Peachtree Baptist Church in Dunwoody, Georgia.
Rich enjoys traveling, hunting & fishing, sports, and, most of all, being with his family.