John Richards, M.Div, J.D.
John Richards is the founder of Seminary Toolbox, the founding editor of Urban Faith: The Magazine, and author of The Tenacity of Hope. A Best-Faith Based blog winner, John’s passions are leadership, discipleship, and teaching people the Bible. John is currently the Managing Director of The Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton College.
He received his B.A. from Morehouse College, a J.D. from Howard University School of Law, an M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Applied Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (yes, he loves school).
John is a gifted expositor and communicator and has spoken at various conferences and events, touching on relationships, discipleship, spiritual disciplines, interpretive biblical methods, and faithfulness to Scripture. John lives in Chicago, Illinois with his wife Sheridan, their son, John III aka Scooter and daughter, Shiloh.