Local Church Week: Dr. Richard Allen Farmer


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Richard Allen Farmer speaks about deceit for Local Church Week.

A graduate of Nyack College and Princeton Theological Seminary, Reverend Richard Allen Farmer is an accomplished pastor and college chaplain, serving currently as the Senior Pastor of Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Previously he has served as Senior Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Pittsburgh and as Dean of the Chapel at both Gordon College and Taylor University. A native New Yorker, Dr. Farmer began piano studies in New York City at the age of 11 and accepted Christ into his life a year later. As his faith and musicianship grew, the two became blended. Dr. Farmer now uses his music as a unique vehicle to inspire, motivate and entertain diverse audiences everywhere.