Rich Villodas


Rich Villodas is the author of The Deeply Formed Life (WaterBrook, 9/15/20) and Brooklyn-born lead pastor of New Life Fellowship, a large, multiracial church with more than 75 countries represented in Elmhurst, Queens. Prior to becoming lead pastor, he gave oversight to New Life's small group ministry and served as preaching pastor. Rich graduated with a BA in pastoral ministry and theology from Nyack College. He went on to complete his master's of divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary. He enjoys reading widely, and preaching and writing on contemplative spirituality, justice-related issues, and the art of preaching. He's been married to Rosie since 2006 and they have two beautiful children, Karis and Nathan. Visit him online at and @richvillodas

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What We Get Wrong About Racial Reconciliation

One of the many reasons we need to read the Prophets is because they speak…

Why Do People Get So Mad When Their Political Party Is Criticized?

Why are so many people triggered when their political party or leader is criticized?  As…