Richard Lee, Ph.D. is the President and Speaker for There’s Hope America broadcasting media, Atlanta, Georgia; and president of There’s Hope for the Hungry food ministries. A native of Atlanta, Georgia he served as pastor of five churches in the Atlanta area with three of the churches being recognized nationally for their rapid growth. For over twenty years he has been active in national religious broadcasting through radio and television.
Education – His formal education includes the B.A., Psychology, Mercer University; Master of Divinity, Luther Rice Seminary; Doctor of Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary; Doctor of Literature, Toccoa Falls College; Doctor of Laws, Liberty University; postdoctoral C.E. studies in Theology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England; Ph.D., GTF Foundation House/Oxford.
Publishing – Dr. Lee has published 21 books by major publishing houses. Among those are: The American Patriot’s Bible (Thomas Nelson Publishers); The American Woman’s Bible (Harper Collins) was released in June, 2016, In God We Still Trust (Thomas Nelson Publishers), The Coming Revolution (Thomas Nelson Publishers); The Unfailing Promise (Word Books), Miracles Still Happen (Word Publishing), Issues of the Heart (Word Publishing), Windows of Hope (Multnomah Publishers), and Windows to the Heart of God (Harvest House Publishers), among others; contributing author, The Believer’s Study Bible.
Special Mention – Other involvement includes: Member of the Oxford Roundtable, Oxford, England, board member, National Religious Broadcasters, board member, Board of Governors, Counsel for National Policy, Past President of the Pastor’s Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention, Father of the Year, S.E. Father’s Day Council, Ministry of the Year, National Religious Broadcasters, and Alumnus of the Year, Luther Rice Seminary; Alumnus of the Year, Toccoa Falls College, recipient, F.C. Ronald Reagan Leadership award, and the 2016 William Ayers Distinguished Service Award from the National Religious Broadcasters Association; interviewed, Fox News, CBS News, The BBC, CNN, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Essence magazine, The London Times, and Newsweek, among numerous others.
Dr. Lee is best known for his clear and straightforward presentation of the Christian worldview concerning current events in America’s religious and culture, and has often been called, “America’s Patriot Pastor.” Dr. Lee is a frequent speaker for conferences, conventions and university campuses across America. He and his wife Judy live in metropolitan Atlanta.