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Rick McGough – Bio


            Rick McGough is the Founder and President of Local Church Apologetics and the Coordinator of the Truth Conferences held in various locations across America with Josh McDowell and other speakers from around the nation. (The Pensacola Truth Conference was held at Olive Baptist Church in February of 2018)

            Rick is also the author of “Faith & Reason Made Simple” a book designed to help the average Christian understand and communicate Christian apologetics.

After 34 years of pastoring Rick has followed the Lord’s leading to step away from pastoring to devote the rest of his life to equipping local churches and believers of all ages in how to defend their Christian faith in the midst of the unbelieving culture of 21st Century America. Rick now travels and speaks at churches, schools, conferences, etc., delivering sermons, outreaches, teachings and seminars, all filled with visual content to help the listener grasp the truths being shared. Local Church Apologetics is working with other apologetics ministries to provide church friendly materials to assist local churches in teaching apologetics to every age group within the body of Christ. Rick & his wife Val live in Moline, Illinois. They have three grown sons and 6 grandchildren.

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