Dr. Paul Richardson, the founder of the Full Gospel of Christ Fellowship, Inc., was born in Houston, Texas, in January of 1936. He was born-again in May of 1956, and baptized into the Holy Ghost 22 months later. Four months after that, Jesus appeared to him in an open vision, smiled upon him, and literally touched him. He entered the public ministry a month later.
Dr. Richardson attended the Southern Bible College in Houston, Texas, for over as year, and finally received his Bachelor's degree in Biblical Subjects from the International Bible Institute and Seminary. He earned a Master's degree in Christian Education is from Northgate Graduate School in Edmonds, Washington,. Later, he earned a Doctorate in Biblical Theology from the International Bible Institute and Seminary.
Dr. Richardson has evangelized from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes, and preached from the Atlantic to the Pacific. He founded two churches in Texas and Two in North Carolina, and has done mission work in Japan and Israel. He has appeared on or hosted numerous radio and television programs, and authored many pieces of Christian literature and developed many Christian curriculum programs. In addition to being the President of the Full Gospel of Christ Fellowship, Inc., Dr. Richardson is the Chancellor of the Spirit of Truth Institute, in Richamopnd, Virginia. He founded two churches in Texas, two in North Carolina, and one in Virginia. Dr. Richardson is married to the Rev. Dr. Faye Richardson, and has three grown children.