Richard F. Ramos II earned his Doctor of Ministry and Master of Theological Studies from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He earned his Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Hoseo University in South Korea, and his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Bachelor's degree from Wesley Divinity School and Wesleyan University Philippines. He is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and has served churches in the Philippines, South Korea, and the United States in various capacities. His research and ministry interests vary from holistic healing and wellness, faith and medicine in cardiovascular health, preaching and evangelism, clinical psychology & counseling, prayer and worship, biblical studies, history, and politics. He serves as a resource person for the ministry of health and wholeness at First United Methodist Church in Carrollton, Texas. Richard has been employed with a non-profit healthcare organization engaged in preventing and curing heart disease and stroke. He and his wife Eva have been blessed with two children, John Reeve and Vea, and they presently live in Dallas, Texas.