Rick McKinley

Rick McKinley is the founding pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, Oregon, which he
planted in October of 2000. Imago Dei has been voted one of the top 25 most innovative
churches in the country by Outreach Magazine. Rick is the co-creator of the Advent Conspiracy,
a global initiative designed to help solve the water crisis by calling Christians back to the real
meaning of Christmas. He is also co-creator of Love Portland, a growing city-wide initiative
designed to engage the church with the community by loving and blessing the city. Rick is the
author of multiple books, including Faith for This Moment: Navigating a Polarized World as the
People of God. He speaks around the country teaching the Bible on the topics of the Kingdom of God, holistic mission, leadership, and spiritual formation. Rick completed his Doctorate from
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. He is married to his best friend, Jeanne, and
they have four wonderful children.