- Author, Coordinator, U.S. Strategic Prayer Network
As a Regional Vice President of Harvest Evangelism for 17 years, Rick is a seasoned implementer and practitioner of the principles of prayer evangelism. In his first book, Thank God It's Monday! Rick tells how he learned to do business God's way. In his second book, The Elk River Story, Rick documents his work with leaders in Elk River, Minnesota, to implement prayer evangelism and transform the spiritual climate in the city. The Elk River proototype has detonated city transformation projects in ten other cities, with more on the way. A third book, The Threshing Floor, documents Minnesota's calling as the threshing floor to the nation. His fourth book, Marketplace Miracles, provides 6 principles of how to do extraordinary miracles in the marketplace and builds faith for seeing God-sized solutions to human issues in marketplaces around the world. That book also defines 12 commitments needed to operate a Kingdom Company. Rick is a visionary and encourager to transformation efforts around the globe, in which he combines extensive knowledge of the Word of God, the anointing of the Holy Spirit and 25 years of business experience. Rick serves on the board of directors for Transformation Minnesota which is pursuing a strategy to adopt and pray for every street in the state of Minnesota. He also serves on the board of directors for a Kingdom Company called Deep Well, Inc. (d.b.a. "Crash + Sues), which is a Post Production House in Minneapolis serving the national Advertising Industry. Rick and Rachel live in Bloomington, MN and have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.