Rick Richardson

Rick Richardson is director of the Billy Graham Center Institute and its Church Evangelism Initiative, and professor of evangelism and leadership at Wheaton College Graduate School.

Confronting the Challenges of Leading Evangelism

Overcoming the perception that evangelism is only for the “professionals.”

Who’s the Evangelism Champion in Your Church?

“It takes a team—a multistrand cord of leadership—to effectively direct the local church in evangelism.”

Witness During the Time of the Coronavirus

Suggestions for keeping witnessing on the radar during social distancing and beyond.

Outreach Temperature Card

Courtesy of Billy Graham Center

3 Evangelism Lessons From the Front Lines

What Saddleback Church has learned about outreach

Rick Richardson: You Found Me

New Research on How Unchurched Nones, Millennials, and Irreligious Are Surprisingly Open to Christian Faith

Chicken Little Syndrome and the Church

We have bought into myths that hinder our witness and keep us passive and fearful about sharing our faith.

5 Ways to Elevate Evangelism

Evangelism often gets short shrift in the church. Here's how to discover and equip the latent evangelists in your midst.