Dr. Tony Richie (DMin Asbury Theological Seminary, PhD Middlesex University/London School of Theology), a third generation Classical Pentecostal in both his maternal and fraternal heritage, began his public ministry at six years of age testifying to local congregations before his father preached. Today he is a missionary teacher at SEMISUD (Quito, Ecuador), guest lecturer at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary and Lee University (Cleveland, TN), and adjunct theology professor for Regent University Divinity School (Virginia Beach, VA). Dr. Richie is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God, and Senior Pastor at New Harvest Church in Knoxville, TN, where he resides with his beloved wife and partner in ministry, Sue. He serves the Society for Pentecostal Studies as Ecumenism Interest Group Leader and Liaison to the Interfaith Relations Commission of the National Council of Churches (USA) and represents Pentecostals on the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, an ecumenical international advisory board to the World Council of Churches and Non-Governing Organization to the United Nations. Richie has previously published numerous articles and chapters on Christian theology, and has traveled to more than 20 countries engaging in ecumenical and interreligious activism and dialogue.