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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  • I Am The Vine

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2018

    Growth, Connection, Fruit, Discipleship

    I AM - I AM the Vine June 24, 2018 John 15:1 (p. 752) Introduction: Marvin Yeager was almost 90 years old when I met him. I’d gone to visit his wife, Vernice at the hospital and then had her funeral after she lost her battle with cancer…Marvin was more country than more

  • I Am The Son Of God

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2018

    Sonship, Acting Like Our Father, Family

    I AM - I AM the Son of God June 10, 2018 John 10:36-39 (p. 748) Introduction: One of my least favorite people to deal with in this world is a “bully.” Bullies prey on those who they think are weaker than them…either physically or emotionally…they use their perceived more

  • I Am The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on May 29, 2018

    Salvation, Sacrifice, Our Value, He Knows Us

    I AM - I AM the Good Shepherd June 3, 2018 John 10:11 (p. 748) Introduction: I love animals…They are delicious! No, listen, I really do love animals…Until the Lord got ahold of my future I was going to be a Veterinarian. Milligan for my undergrad work then Auburn, more

  • I Am From Above

    Contributed on May 21, 2018

    How We See Jesus, How We See Other People

    I AM - I AM from Above May 27, 2018 John 8:12-23 (p. 746) Introduction: [For the 15 years I ministered in Louisville I had the privilege of being on WJIE the Christian radio station 3 times a day doing a “Ministry Minute.” 60 seconds of encouragement, scripture, or more

  • I Am The Living Bread

    Contributed on May 18, 2018

    Spiritual Food, Understand God's Word, Sacrifice

    I AM - I AM the Living Bread May 20, 2018 John 6:51 (p. 744) Introduction: Jesus said, “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats this bread they will live forever. This bread is my flesh which I will give for the life of the world.” (John more

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