Church Evangelism Initiative Leaders and Partners

Our Team

Rick Richardson (PhD, TEDS) is Professor of  Intercultural Studies at Wheaton College and Director of the  Masters in Evangelism and Leadership and the  Masters in Missional Church Movements degrees. He is a Graduate Faculty Fellow for Evangelism with the BGC. He has also been a visiting professor at St. Edmunds College, Cambridge University. He presently serves as President for the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education and on the Planning Committee for the Mission Leadership Forums for the Overseas Ministries Study Center. Rick’s books include Evangelism Outside the Box: New Ways to Help People Experience the Good News and Reimagining Evangelism: Inviting Friends on a Spiritual Journey among others.

Ministry Partners

Kevin HarneyKevin Harney of /



Beth SeversenBeth Seversen with the Evangelical Covenant Church



Lon AllisonLon Allison with Wheaton Bible Church 



Dan W Scott HarneyDan Weyerhaeuser (right) & Scott Chapman (left) with Christ Together