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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.

In addition to more than thirty years of faculty service, Dr. Richard is founder and president of Ramesh Richard Evangelism and Church Health (RREACH), a global proclamation ministry that seeks to evangelize leaders and strengthen pastors primarily of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He has ministered in over 100 countries, speaking to wide-ranging audiences, from pastors in rural areas to heads of state. In partnership with DTS, RREACH launched the Global Proclamation Academy to equip influential young pastors from all over the world. Dr. Richard is also the founder of Trainers of Pastors International Coalition (TOPIC) and the general convener of the 2016 Global Proclamation Congress for Pastoral Trainers. He and his wife, Bonnie, have three grown children and three grandchildren.

Courses Taught

  • PM5101 - Christian Life and Witness
  • PM5202 - Advanced Expository Preaching
  • WM5510 - Theological Issues in Contemporary Missiology
  • WM5530 - Cross-cultural Apologetics and Worldview Evangelism
  • PM5251 - Evangelistic Preaching


Academic Interests

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

Personal Interests

Light work outs
Global affairs and trends
Shopping for gifts and collectibles


DTS Voice Videos

Training Pastors for Global Service
Reaching the Vision of a Plentiful Harvest
A Military Metaphor for the Ministry

DTS Voice Articles

Journal Articles

  • "Soteriological Inclusivism and Dispensationalism." Bibliotheca Sacra (151). 1994. 85-108.
  • Review of "Christian Spirituality: 5 Views of Sanctification." Bibliotheca Sacra (148). 1991. 238-239.
  • Review of "The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text: Interpreting and Preaching Biblical Literature." Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 472-474.
  • Review of "The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives." Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 357-358.
  • Review of "Scaling the Secular City: a Defense of Christianity." Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 223-224.
  • "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 4 : Application Theory in Relation to the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 302-313.
  • "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 3 : Application Theorcal Proposals for Scripture Relevance." Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 205-217.
  • "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 2 : Levels of Biblical Meaning." Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 123-133.
  • "Methodological Proposals for Scripture Relevance, Pt 1 : Selected Issues in Theoretical Hermeneutics." Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 14-25.
  • "Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History." Bibliotheca Sacra (138). 1981. 203-212.
  • "Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History." Bibliotheca Sacra (138). 1981. 108-118.
  • "Premillennialism As a Philosophy of History." Bibliotheca Sacra (138). 1981. 13-21.