Today we offer you our interview with The Rev. Dr. Rich Melheim. Dr. Rich is the Founder & Chief Creative Officer for Faith Inkubators. He is an entrepreneur, author, semiotician, cartoonist, comedian, speaker, publisher, playwright, songwriter, family counselor, business systems consultant, amateur complexity theorist, log cabin builder, preschool designer, and student of the human brain, Melheim has appeared on 50 network television news shows from WNBC-NY to KTLA to CNN consulting on family issues.
An ordained Lutheran pastor with a BA in Journalism (UND – 1977), an MDiv in Theology (Luther Seminary 1981) and a DMIN in Semiotics and the Future (George Fox Evangelical Seminary – 2013), Rich has invested his ministry in creating Christian education systems that pull parents into the core of children, youth and family ministry “every night in every home.”
Rich is the founder and initiating force behind Faith Inkubators, a Christian education systems design think tank. He founded and serves as CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Faith Inkubators, the Faith Inkubators Foundation, and the Preschool Incubators Project, a new entity dedicated to creating “access to excellence” in early learning through the arts.
We talked with Rich about the projects he is working on, and the importance of family in connection with our life of faith.