Rick McKinley serves as Lead Pastor of Imago Dei Community. He and his wife, Jeanne, and their four kids moved to Portland in October of 2000 to plant Imago Dei. Today, besides his pastoral and preaching duties with Imago, Rick travels widely to share local movements like Advent Conspiracy with the broader church. He also teaches on topics such as holistic mission, leadership, and spiritual formation.
Rick has authored four books and is a professor at Multnomah University. He received his Doctorate from Gordon Conwell Theological Sminary.
Rick and Jeanne enjoy spending time with their kids and thanking God for all He has done and continues to do.
See Rick elsewhere:
• Imago Dei Blog
• Twitter Account
• Imago Dei Community
• Check out Rick’s books on our Recommended Reading page.
The subtle motive behind Universalism is a desire to “polish off the sharp edges” of Jesus and the Gospel, says Rick McKinley, lead pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, OR. The only way we can subscribe to Universalism is by reducing Christ to a mechanism. In that, we overlook the complexity of God’s perfect love and judgement.
How do you keep your kids on the right path?
“My hope for my kids’ salvation cannot be their decisions and their commitments,” says Rick McKinley, Author and Lead Pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, OR. “It has to go back to Christ.” No matter how much we want our kids to develop a strong faith, we are imperfect parents raising imperfect kids. We have to trust their heavenly father to raise them into the people he intends them to be, however he chooses to do that.
More Rick McKinley Videos
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