Rich Nathan has been the senior Pastor of the Vineyard Church of Columbus since 1987. Rich was raised in conservative Judaism and converted to Christianity at the age of 18. Prior to pastoring, Rich was an assistant professor of business law at The Ohio State University for five years. Rich has served on the National Board of Vineyard: A Community of Churches for more than a decade and is a the Large Church Task Force Coordinator for the Vineyard. He is a popular national and international conference speaker.