MISSIONS

Dr. William “Rick” and Leslie Renninger

Equipping Leaders International

Both Rick and Leslie grew up and were married in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Rick earned his M.Div. and Th.M. degrees at Western Seminary in Portland, OR. They moved to Belgium where Rick taught at the Bible Institute. While there they were blessed with three children, Laura, Daniel and Marcus. After 13 and a half years, they returned to Pennsylvania. Leslie returned to her teaching career, and Rick taught theology and philosophy at Alvernia University in Reading, PA for the next 12 years. Rick learned about Equipping Leaders International (ELI) through Joel McCall, who is a former pastor of Community Evangelical Free Church. In March 2010 and March 2012 Joel and Rick paired up to teach at the Antioch Graduate College of Theology in Akure, Nigeria.  Rick considers the opportunity to be part of what the Lord of the harvest is doing in places like Nigeria and Sierra Leone not only strategic, but a joyous privilege.

missions

Dr. William “Rick”
and Leslie Renninger

Equipping Leaders International
Both Rick and Leslie grew up and were married in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Rick earned his M.Div. and Th.M. degrees at Western Seminary in Portland, OR. They moved to Belgium where Rick taught at the Bible Institute. While there they were blessed with three children, Laura, Daniel and Marcus. After 13 and a half years, they returned to Pennsylvania. Leslie returned to her teaching career, and Rick taught theology and philosophy at Alvernia University in Reading, PA for the next 12 years. Rick learned about Equipping Leaders International (ELI) through Joel McCall, who is a former pastor of Community Evangelical Free Church. In March 2010 and March 2012 Joel and Rick paired up to teach at the Antioch Graduate College of Theology in Akure, Nigeria.  Rick considers the opportunity to be part of what the Lord of the harvest is doing in places like Nigeria and Sierra Leone not only strategic, but a joyous privilege.