Ramesh Richard

In addition to more than thirty years of faculty service, Dr. Richard is founder and president of Ramesh Richard Evangelism and Church Health (RREACH), a global proclamation ministry that seeks to evangelize leaders and strengthen pastors primarily of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He has ministered in over 100 countries, speaking to wide-ranging audiences, from pastors in rural areas to heads of state. In partnership with DTS, RREACH launched the Global Proclamation Academy to equip influential young pastors from all over the world. Dr. Richard is also the founder of Trainers of Pastors International Coalition (TOPIC) and the general convener of the 2016 Global Proclamation Congress for Pastoral Trainers. He and his wife, Bonnie, have three grown children and three grandchildren.

Ramesh Richard’s Journal Articles

  • “Soteriological Inclusivism and Dispensationalism.” Bibliotheca Sacra (151). 1994. 85-108.
  • Review of “Christian Spirituality: 5 Views of Sanctification.” Bibliotheca Sacra (148). 1991. 238-239.
  • Review of “The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text: Interpreting and Preaching Biblical Literature.” Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 472-474.
  • Review of “The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives.” Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 357-358.
  • Review of “Scaling the Secular City: a Defense of Christianity.” Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 223-224.
  • “Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 4 : Application Theory in Relation to the Old Testament.” Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 302-313.
  • “Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 3 : Application Theorcal Proposals for Scripture Relevance.” Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 205-217.
  • “Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 2 : Levels of Biblical Meaning.” Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 123-133.
  • “Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 1 : Selected Issues in Theoretical Hermeneutics.” Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 14-25.
  • “Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History.” Bibliotheca Sacra (138). 1981. 203-212.
  • “Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History.” Bibliotheca Sacra (138). 1981. 108-118.
  • “Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History.” Bibliotheca Sacra (138). 1981. 13-21.

Ramesh Richard’s Contributions

Outlive Your Death

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor at DTS and founder of RREACH, walks through Psalm 90, highlighting applicable…
January 14, 2021
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Testing, Testing: The Global Pan(dem)ic and Trinitarian Christianity

Earlier in my speaking career, I used to count at soundchecks. Counting beyond ten was unnecessary…
May 4, 2020
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Get It Done!

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries, challenges believers to prioritize an…
January 15, 2020
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Not in Vain

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries and founder of RREACH, reiterates…
January 30, 2019
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Race… Finish

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor at DTS and president of RREACH, challenges believers to run and finish…
March 2, 2018
Salvation Grammar

Salvation Grammar: Reformation’s Nouns & Prepositions

Over its first 1,300 years, “Christianity” increasingly separated from the Bible and developed a salvation grammar…
December 11, 2017

Strive On

Dr. Ramesh Richard, Professor at DTS and founder and president of RREACH, issues the challenge of…
February 19, 2016

Reachable

Dr. Ramesh Richard, Professor of Global Theological Engagement and President of RREACH, speaks on a human…
January 30, 2015
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Who's Got This?

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries, and Founder and President of…
January 28, 2014
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Cross-cultural Evangelism and Apologetics

In this episode, Dr. Ramesh Richard and Dr. Darrell Bock discuss global cultural engagement, focusing on…
May 28, 2013
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Training Pastors for Global Service

In this episode, Dr. Ramesh Richard and Dr. Darrell Bock discuss the need to train pastors…
May 21, 2013

Reversing Human Destinies

Dr. Ramesh Richard, Professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries, DTS, speaks on the global…
January 29, 2013

Global Contagion

Dr. Ramesh Richard, Professor of Pastoral Ministries and Global Engagement, explains how God's blessings can liberate…
January 19, 2012

Reaching the Vision of a Plentiful Harvest

Professor of Pastoral Ministries and Global Theological Engagement, Dr.Richard encourages us to see the needs around…
January 13, 2011

The Ministry Problematic

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Pastoral Ministries, reminds us that everything that occurs is used by…
February 17, 2010
Fail Safe - Facing Failure Successfully

Fail Safe: Facing Failure Successfully

DTS professor Dr. Ramesh Richard speaks to the niche audience of Christian CEOs, business owners, entrepreneurs,…
July 1, 2009

Five Prayerful Convictions

Dr. Ramesh Richard, Professor of Pastoral Ministries and World Missions and Intercultural Studies, President of RREACH,…
September 15, 2006
Divine Meaning in Natural Disaster

Divine Meaning in Natural Disaster

On this rainy October day (8, 2005) in Costa Rica, I am overwhelmed as CNN scrolls news…
July 7, 2006
Do Justice

Do You Want Justice or Revenge?

“I would like my epitaph to read, ‘A spokesman for the sovereign Savior worldwide.’”
July 7, 2006

Is Jesus the Only Savior?

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A Comrade Has Fallen!

Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Pastoral Ministries, helps us know what to feel, think, and do…
January 15, 2004
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