Dr. Richard Allen Farmer

About the Speaker

Dr. Farmer began piano studies in NYC at age 11 and became a person of faith at age 12. As his faith and musicianship grew, they were blended. Farmer now uses his music as a vehicle for inspiring, motivating, challenging and entertaining diverse audiences around the world.

A graduate of Nyack College where he earned the Bachelor of Music degree (1975) and Princeton Theological Seminary where he earned the Master of Divinity degree (1980), The Reverend Farmer has been awarded the honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by Gordon College in 1986 and the honorary Doctor of Sacred Theology degree by Houghton College in 1999.

An experienced pastor and college chaplain, Dr. Farmer has served as Senior Pastor of the Bethany Baptist Church in Pittsburgh (1980-1988) and as Dean of the Chapel at both Gordon College (1988-1992) and Taylor University (1999-2002).

Dr. Farmer spends most of his time offering inspirational, informational, verbal and musical presentations that clearly demonstrate passion and excellence.

Chapel begins at 10:50AM