Michael Riccardi

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Faculty Associate, Theology

B.A., Rutgers University
M.Ed., Rutgers University
M.Div., The Master's Seminary
Th.M., The Master's Seminary

Mike Riccardi currently serves as the pastor of local outreach ministries at Grace Community Church, which includes overseeing Fundamentals of the Faith classes, six foreign language outreach Bible studies, and evangelism in nearby jails, rehab centers, and in the local neighborhood.

He also has the privilege of serving alongside Phil Johnson as co-pastor of GraceLife, a fellowship group at Grace Community Church. His dear wife, Janna, lovingly supports and serves alongside him in these ministries.

Posts by Michael Riccardi

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Can I Adapt the Gospel Message to Make Evangelism Easier?

Michael Riccardi | September 17, 2019

When we preach the gospel, can and should we mold the message to fit into our present cultural moment? After all, isn’t this what Paul did in Acts 17 at Mars Hill?

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How to Not Preach Yourself on the Mission Field

Michael Riccardi | September 3, 2019

The issue of cultural relevance is on the mind of every believer, especially the missionary. How much should a believer adapt his life and message to the surrounding world?

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Should I Use the Sinner’s Prayer in Evangelism?

Michael Riccardi | July 9, 2019

I think many of us, at some point in our lives, have prayed this prayer. But can we actually have the confidence to base our eternity on repeating these words after our mom, dad, or youth leader?