Rick's church

Gardenside Christian Church
Lexington Kentucky , 40504
859 278 3484

About Rick
  • Education: BA. Degree in the Preaching Ministry from Johnson Bible College Continuing to pursue my Master’s Degree
  • Experience: 10 years in Youth ministries in Kentucky, W.V. and Florida Senior Minister at Antioch Christian Church, Anderson Christian Church, and Fern Creek Christian Church, now at Gardenside Christian Church
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: The fire that burns away the clutter Broken People....Mended Lives Joseph: The Hard Knock Life Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
  • Family: I’ve been married to my wife Kari for 32 years. We have four children and three grandchildren. (Little Toot, Peanut, and Shuggie)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: My Mom..."When You Preach somebody get’s tired...make sure it’s you!"
  • Books that have had an impact: UnChristian by David Kinniman One Size Doesn’t Fit All by Gary L. Macintosh Habits of Highly Effective Churches by George Barna Crazy Love and Forgotten God by Frances Chan Radical and Radical Together by David Platt Follow Me by David Platt Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire by Jim Cymbala
  • Hobbies: Reading, Golf, Cars, Motorcycles, fishing, Hunting
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I fell off the stage at Broadway C.C. while wearing brand new penny loafers...I fell into their Baby Grand piano...the invitation was blown. No one can respond to Christ when they are laughing uncontrolably.
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  • Leading The Way

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2018

    Leadership, Submission, Support, Obedience

    FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE UNKNOWN 2018 - Leading the Way February 18, 2018 Hebrews 13:17 (p. 845) Introduction: One of my favorite poems ever written is a take off of the famous Footprints poem…It goes like this: Butt prints in the Sand One night, I had a more

  • The Road Less Travelled

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2018

    Traveling Companions, Heaven and Hell, Eternity

    FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE UNKNOWN 2018 - The Road Less Travelled February 4, 2018 Matthew 7:13-14 (p. 679) Introduction: I’m not sure how many funerals I’ve done in 38 years of ministry, but it would be in the hundreds. I’ve done biker’s funerals, golfer’s funerals, more

  • Help Others On The Road

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2018

    Rescue, Sin, Redemption, Testing

    FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE UNKNOWN 2018 - Help Others on the Road January 28, 2018 Galatians 6:1-10 (p. 813) Introduction: I remember a couple of years ago being at Mom’s on a Friday to cut grass and the riding mower wasn’t acting right…and before you call me a wimp more

  • Watch Out For Danger Areas

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2018

    The Last Days, Peril, A Remnant of God's People

    FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE UNKNOWN 2018 - Watch Out for Danger Areas January 21, 2018 2 Timothy 3:1-9 (p. 833) Introduction: Everyone should know that a “Redneck’s” last words are… “Hey y’all watch this…” If you’ve ever watched one of those video shows like more

  • The Journey Begins

    Contributed on Jan 9, 2018
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    Faith, Pleasing God, Risk, Reward

    FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE UNKNOWN - The Journey Begins January 14, 2018 Hebrews 11:6 (p. 843) Introduction: When he was 88, the Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes found himself on a train. The conductor called for tickets, but Justice Holmes couldn’t find more

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