To advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ and extend the influence of the power of God’s Word into every sphere of life through teaching, strengthening, and rescuing
In 1991, Rick moved his family to what is now the former Soviet Union and founded a church in Latvia which was the first church since the Bolshevik Revolution. They later moved to Moscow and founded Moscow Good News Church in 2000, where Rick remains the senior pastor. They launched a church in the Ukraine in 2007, and founded Media Mir – the first Christian television network in the former USSR. Rick resides in Moscow with his wife, Denise, and their three sons and families who partner with him in the ministry.
Teaching God’s Word through books, television, magazines, the internet, letters, seminars, church meetings, audio-visual materials, and personal ministry
Strengthening believers in the Kingdom of God through the Good News Churches, Good News Association of Pastors and Churches, the IMPART ministerial network, and the Good News Seminary
Rescuing the hurting and lost with outreaches to the poor, the elderly, the destitute, orphans, widows, and even ministers in financial need