Pastor Richard Cecil has been in ministry for 38 years. He began preaching at the age of 12 years old and comes from a rich heritage of preachers in his family. Pastor Richard’s heartbeat is to love people and share the gospel. Throughout his ministry, he has seen the hand of God move in powerful ways. With his life in ministry, he has faced challenging battles and circumstances. Through each of these situations, he has learned to trust in God and his Word.
Throughout his ministry, he has been influenced by ministers such as Pastor Harold Cecil, (Father) Bishop Ray Freeman, (Uncle) Bishop Jasper Walden, Bishop GE Patterson, and Dr. Lester Summerall. In 2003 he graduated from World Harvest Bible College in South Bend Indiana with a Ph. D in Theology and Apologetics. Pastor Richard has had the opportunity to preach the gospel all over the united states and even overseas in places such as India, Romania, the Philippines, Israel, Ukraine, and many more places.
Along with preaching Pastor Richard is also very skilled musically in singing and playing various genres of Christian music. Over the years he has been influenced by the likes of Kenny Hinson, Rusty Goodman, Marvin Winans, and Ron Kenoly.
Outside of Ministry Pastor Richard enjoys Life on the farm. He and his wife Chrissy together have a beautiful family. They currently reside in Highlands County Florida where they pastor Life Church. As a family, they love spending time together and making memories.