About RICK

Since 1996, Rick has fulfilled the role of senior pastor at Violet Baptist Church. For 43 years, he’s been happily married to his wife, Lisa, and together they have raised three daughters and are blessed with five grandchildren. Rick holds a Master of Divinity degree from Rockbridge Seminary. As a firm believer in leading from a healthy soul, Rick’s passion lies in encouraging and coaching other leaders to do the same. When he’s not fulfilling his pastoral duties, Rick can be found enjoying his favorite pastimes such as reading, hiking, exercising, and vacationing with his loved ones. He also enjoys rooting for both the Buckeyes and the Steelers.