After a psychology degree at Durham and theology degree in Cambridge, Richard served two curacies in London – at Christchurch, Cockfosters and St Helen’s, Bishopsgate. He was Vicar of Burford for 20 years before being appointed Rector of Cheltenham. Richard is passionate about teaching the Bible so that the church loves Jesus more, flourishes and grows. He has an interest in theological education, through the training of curates and students. Richard is married to Nicola and they have four children. Richard enjoys reading, theatre, films, music and all country pursuits.