Rich is the Co-Founder and Co-Lead Pastor of NewStory Church on the north side of Chicago. Rich is gifted as a teacher-prophet with a passion for learning, teaching and engaging in the beauty and mess of our world. Rich authored the e-book Just Step In, and was featured in a Christianity Today article entitled Racial Reconciliation Through Small Groups. Rich champions a partnership with the All-American Nursing Home, #ChalkTheBlock and serves alongside the 48th Ward Alderman to help restore God’s dream for Chicago. In his free time he loves to run, read, spend time with Dori and their two daughters, Charis and Nia. Rich also loves meeting new people and he’ll take any cup of coffee you offer him.