Rich Nathan is senior pastor of Vineyard Columbus. Prior to pastoring, Rich taught business law at The Ohio State University. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and received his Juris Doctorate with honors from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1980. Rich has served on the Vineyard’s national board for nearly two decades and is currently serving as the Large Church Task Force leader for the Vineyard. He is a popular national and international conference speaker. Rich wrote Who is My Enemy? Welcoming People the Church Rejects and coauthored Empowered Evangelicals with Ken Wilson. He has written numerous articles in publications such as Leadership. Rich was born and raised in New York City. He and his wife, Marlene, have been married for over 35 years. They have two children and six grandchildren.