Rick I. Johnson

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Location: Oregon
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Rick speaks at many large conferences across the US and Canada including MOPS International conventions, Promise Keepers Canada events, Design 4 Living women’s conferences, and Iron Sharpens Iron men’s conferences. He is a popular keynote speaker at men’s and women’s retreats and conferences on parenting and marriage. He is a nationally recognized expert in several areas having been asked to deliver papers at venues such as the 2007 County of Los Angeles Child Abuse Prevention Conference and the 2008 State of New York Fatherhood Conference.

Rick is the founder of Better Dads, a fathering skills program designed to inspire and equip men to be more engaged in the lives of their children. He develops and delivers inspirational training workshops and presentations across the country for organizations including businesses, churches, civic groups, social service agencies, hospitals, prisons, and schools. Rick is a graduate and certified trainer of the National Center for Fathering’s Train the Trainer program. He attended the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association’s Next Generation Alliance Evangelist’s Conference; a by invitation-only, three-day training program for evangelists.

Prior to becoming a bestselling author and speaker, Rick was a small business owner for 16 years, owning and operating an environmental engineering firm. He attended George Fox University receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and Organizational Leadership, and has a Masters in Education from Concordia University. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, has served on the Board of Directors for several community and business associations, and coaches high school basketball in his spare time. Rick has been featured in many national publications such as New Man Magazine, Crosswalk.com, Christianity.com, Christianity Today’s Men of Integrity, and Proverbs 31 Ministries Magazine. He is the bestselling author of the books, That’s My Son: How Moms Can Influence Boys to Become Men of Character, Better Dads Stronger Sons: How Fathers Can Guide Boys to Become Men of Character, The Man Whisperer—Speaking a Man’s Language to Bring Out His Best and all by Revell Publishing. His newest book, The Power of a Man: Using Your Influence as a Man of Character, was recently released.

Rick has appeared on over 200 radio programs and television shows around the United States. He is the former co-host of a live, weekly radio show called, “An Hour of Honesty and Common Sense.”

Rick and his wife Suzanne have two (nearly) adult children and live in Gresham, Oregon.