Burning Man 2015 Team

Several BGCE team members attended this year's Burning Man event to focus on research and prayer.

Rick RichardsonDr. Rick Richardson (@reimaginer) is professor of evangelism & leadership at Wheaton College, director of the  MA in Evangelism and Leadership and the MA in Missional Church Movements degrees in the Wheaton Graduate School, and evangelism fellow for the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism. Rick consults widely with churches on evangelism and healing and reconciliation for the emerging generation and on contemporary missional churches and missional movements. 


Beth SeversenBeth Seversen is the denominational leader for evangelism in the Evangelical Covenant Church. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Intercultural Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Beth is researching emerging adults and the factors that make churches effective reaching them.



Kerilee VanSchootenKerilee Van Schooten is a Wheaton alumna who graduated in May 2015 with an MA in evangelism and leadership. She grew up as a missionary’s kid in Taiwan and Hong Kong and is now deeply passionate about what missions will look like in emerging Western cultures. She is currently working as a research assistant to Rick Richardson and helps lead the college ministry at Antioch Community Church.