Dr. Rick Rhoads

Chair of the Church & Ministry Leadership Department


717-560-8200 ext: 5374

Rick is the Chair of The Church and Ministry Leadership Department at Lancaster Bible College and Capital Seminary & Graduate School. He has served as a Professor of Student Ministry, Leadership, and Spiritual Formation for the past 12 years. His passion is cultivating spiritual health in emerging and seasoned leaders, resulting in healthy leadership which then impacts their respective families and ministries. Rick received a Bachelor of Science in Christian Education from Lancaster Bible College, a M.A. in Leadership from Columbia Biblical Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Global Leadership. Over the past 22 years, he has served in Student Ministry and Pastoral roles at Lebanon Valley YFC, LCBC, Calvary Bible Church, and Riverbend Community Church. Rick and his wife Naomi live in East Petersburg, PA with their two children, Grace and Eli.


“Who we are and how we live together is what we teach.” — Dr. Rhoads