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Ramesh P. Richard

Professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries

BCom, Madras Christian College, 1973; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1979; ThD, 1982; PhD, University of Delhi, 1991.

Ramesh Richard, a member of the Dallas Theological Seminary faculty for more than thirty years, is the founder and president of Ramesh Richard Evangelism and Church Health [RREACH], a global proclamation ministry that seeks to evangelize opinion leaders and strengthen pastoral leaders of Asia, Africa and Latin America. His teaching interests include expository preaching and the spiritual life. Other academic and research interests include global pastoral training, contemporary world trends, hermeneutics for homiletics, and applied Christian apologetics, with special reference to the uniqueness of the Lord Jesus Christ. He has ministered in over 100 countries, including a role as pulpit pastor of the Delhi Bible Fellowship in New Delhi, India. Dr. Richard is also the founder and chair of the Trainers of Pastors International Coalition (TOPIC). In concert with Dallas Seminary, RREACH sponsors the Global Proclamation Academy to connect the future leadership of world Christianity. A decade-long, human capital campaign of connecting, uniting, strengthening large numbers of pastoral leaders ministering in 200 countries to accelerate church health worldwide was begun in 2011. The Global Proclamation Congress for Pastoral Trainers seeks to bring up to 5000 pastoral trainers from both formal institutions and non-formal training initiatives, Lord willing in mid-2016, to Bangkok, Thailand.

Ramesh P. Richard
  • PM101 - Spiritual Life
  • PM251 - Evangelistic Preaching
  • PM201 - Expository Preaching III
  • WM510 - Theological Issues in Contemporary Missiology
  • WM530 - Cross-cultural Apologetics and Worldview Evangelism
  1. "Soteriological Inclusivism and Dispensationalism." Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (1994). 85-108.
  2. "Review of 'Christian Spirituality: 5 Views of Sanctification.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (1991). 238-239.
  3. "Review of 'The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text: Interpreting and Preaching Biblical Literature.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 146 (1989). 472-474.
  4. "Review of 'The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 146 (1989). 357-358.
  5. "Review of 'Scaling the Secular City: a Defense of Christianity.'" Bibliotheca Sacra 146 (1989). 223-224.
  6. "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 4 : Application Theory in Relation to the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra 143 (1986). 302-313.
  7. "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 3 : Application Theorcal Proposals for Scripture Relevance." Bibliotheca Sacra 143 (1986). 205-217.
  8. "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 2 : Levels of Biblical Meaning." Bibliotheca Sacra 143 (1986). 123-133.
  9. "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 1 : Selected Issues in Theoretical Hermeneutics." Bibliotheca Sacra 143 (1986). 14-25.
  10. "Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History." Bibliotheca Sacra 138 (1981). 203-212.
  11. "Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History." Bibliotheca Sacra 138 (1981). 108-118.
  12. "Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History." Bibliotheca Sacra 138 (1981). 13-21.

Academic Interests

  • Global pastoral training
  • Contemporary (and future) world trends
  • Hermeneutics for homiletics
  • Applied Christian apologetics
  • Christological uniqueness in the present

Personal Interests

  • Family
  • Travel
  • Light work outs
  • Global affairs and trends
  • Shopping for gifts and collectibles

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