Join us for this exciting program with nationally recognized author and speaker Richard Blackaby at East Cooper Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, SC at 7:30am!
Richard is the president of Blackaby Ministries International and lives in Jonesboro, Georgia. Richard travels internationally speaking on spiritual leadership in the home, church, and marketplace as well as on spiritual awakening, experiencing God, and the Christian life. Richard regularly ministers to Christian CEOs and business leaders. He has written or co-authored 33 books including Experiencing God: Revised Edition; Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God’s Agenda; and Experiencing God: Day by Day.
Richard grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He has been married to Lisa since 1983 and has three adult children. He is also the proud grandfather to five grandsons.
Richard earned a B.A. in history from the University of Saskatchewan.
He has an M.Div and Ph.D. in church history from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and an honorary doctorate from Dallas Baptist University.
Richard served as a senior pastor at Friendship Baptist Church in Winnipeg, and then as the president of the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary in Cochrane, Alberta Canada for 13 years. He continues to serve as the seminary’s Chancellor.
Richard has written or co-authored thirty-three books, including: Experiencing God at Home; The Seasons of God: How the Shifting Patterns of Your Life Reveal His Purposes for You; The Inspired Leader: 101 Biblical Reflections for Becoming a Person of Influence; Unlimiting God: Increasing Your Capacity to Experience the Divine; and Putting a Face on Grace: Living a Life Worth Passing On.