Richard F Ward has recently joined Territory Tellers and is excited to be a part of the storytelling movement in Tulsa! Richard is an experienced teacher, storyteller, preacher, and workshop leader. He is the Fred B Craddock Professor of Homiletics and Worship at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa. He has his Phd in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. He also studied acting and directing at the Dallas Theatre Center and earned an MFA in Drama from Trinity University. Richard tells personal, biblical and other inspirational stories as well as stories from other religious traditions. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.