Dr. Rick J. Light
Dr. Light has been associated with PEF since 1980. He has previously served as the Director of International and United States Ministries (1982-2001). During that time, he led many successful evangelistic efforts in Uganda, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, India, and Russia.
In 2001, Dr. Light was installed as the 3rd Executive Director of the PEF, and has faithfully served in that capacity ever since. He graduated with a B.B.E. in Bible & Theology from Graham Bible College, located in Bristol, TN.
He received Seminary training (M.A. & M.Div.) through the Atlanta School of Biblical Studies and in 2005, his Ph.D. in Christian Thought through the Jonathan Edwards Institute of Princeton University, which is credited through the University of Biblical Studies and Seminary of Oklahoma City, OK.
He is married to the former Evangeline Patricia Wilkinson, daughter of the late Dr. & Mrs. Ben Wilkinson. The Light’s have 3 children, Joshua, Victoria, and Nathan. Joshua is the oldest and is PEF’s COO/Global Developer. Victoria is married to Mr. Justin Rodda and they have a daughter. Nathan is married to the former Beth DeVault and have a son and daughter.