Moderator of Session
Richard D. Phillips is Senior Minister of the historic Second Presbyterian Church in Greenville, SC. He is the author of forty-five books and frequently speaks at conferences on the Bible and Reformed Theology. He has been the chairman of the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology since 2000 and is series co-editor of the Reformed Expository Commentary series (P&R).
Dr. Phillips is an adjunct professor at Westminster Theological Seminary, where he serves on the Board of Trustees as chairman of the Academic Affairs Committee. He serves also on the Board of Directors of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and the Council of the Gospel Reformation Network. He has enjoyed a long association with the Rafiki Foundation and contributed extensively to the Rafiki Bible Study.
His degrees include a D. D. from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B. A. from the University of Michigan.
He and his wife, Sharon, have five children and live in Greenville, SC. Rick is an avid follower of University of Michigan sports, enjoys reading historical fiction, and regularly watches Masterpiece Theatre together with his wife.