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Bro. Joseph Richard

Joseph Richard is a vibrant Gospel Minister as he serves the Lord by preaching, teaching the gospel, and evangelizing in the Junction City Kansas area and online. Joseph has been married to Stacey for 25  years and they have two children, Jerohn and Jaylon. Joseph is a native of Orange, Texas where he graduated from West Orange-Stark High School in 1984. Joseph entered the U.S. Army in 1985 in Houston, Texas. He would go on in his military career to serve 21 years as an active-duty soldier. He served 6 tours to Iraq and Afghanistan during his time in service and as a civilian contractor. He retired from his military service in 2006 from Ft. Riley, Kansas, at the rank of Sergeant First Class. Joseph and Stacey decided to remain in Kansas following his retirement because their children were so young and in school. 

Joseph graduated from Columbia Southern University in 2011, receiving his Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health Environmental Management. Later, Joseph made the decision to attend Seminary college and received two Doctoral Degrees, one in Pastoral Studies in 2012 and a second Doctoral degree in Biblical Counseling in 2013 from Covington Theological Seminary. He is currently enrolled part-time with South New Hampshire University seeking a Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security.

Joseph has been employed with MTC Technologies since 2013, as a Supervisor of Individual Training Team Lead at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Joseph was previously the Minister at the Junction City Church of Christ from 2006-2015.  He has been the full-time Minister of the Church of Christ JCKS since its inception in 2017. Our congregation is a home-based congregation where we meet every Sunday for worship at our home in Junction City, Kansas. Joseph endeavors to preach and teach the Word of God continuously, with the main focus of bringing lost souls to Christ. Joseph also seeks to teach the Word of God to all souls in order to please God. The overall prayer is that the whole body will hear the Lord say, “Well done my good and faithful servant”, Matt. 25:21.

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