Ricardo Gómez (Th.M, Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary) is an ordained pastor and full-time missionary with the Free Methodist Church of North America. He was born and raised in Bucaramanga, Colombia. He and his wife Beth live in Santiago, Chile with their two children, where Ricardo and Beth serve on the pastoral team of a new church plant. Ricardo teaches in the local Biblical Institute and lectures throughout the Latin American continent in his role as the Free Methodist Curriculum Coordinator for Theological and Pastoral Training for Latin Americans. He is also an adjunct professor for Asbury Theological Seminary through their distance-learning program and a Research Fellow at the Manchester Wesley Research Center in Manchester, England.