Rick Hiemstra is Director of Research and Media Relations at the EFC. Prior to assuming these roles he served as the Director of the Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism (CRCE). Rick speaks on Canadian church and cultural trends, including the new Young Adult Transition Research about faith and the crucial year after high school.
Prior to coming to the EFC, he served as the pastor of a Wesleyan church in Cornwall, Ont., taught high school mathematics and computer science and held various positions in industry. He holds a Bachelor of Mathematics, a Bachelor of Education and a Masters of Theological Studies.
He lives in Ottawa, Ont., with his wife, Beth, and their children, John, Anna, James and Peter.