Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.



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Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr. is President and Co-Founder of Third Millennium Ministries, an evangelical ministry that provides Biblical Education. For the World. For Free. Thirdmill was established in 1997 to respond to the overwhelming scarcity of theological education around the world. For more than 20 years now, Thirdmill has been creating and distributing multimedia, seminary-level curriculum in multiple languages worldwide, with no cost to those who need it.

Before dedicating himself full-time to Thirdmill, Dr. Pratt served as Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary and was chair of the Old Testament department. An ordained minister, he travels extensively to evangelize and teach. Dr. Pratt studied at Westminster Theological Seminary, received his M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary, and earned his Th.D. in Old Testament Studies from Harvard University. He is the general editor of the NIV Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible, a translator for the New Living Translation, and a Christian theology consultant for the Islamic Encyclopedia. He has authored numerous articles and books, including Pray with Your Eyes Open, Every Thought Captive, Designed for Dignity, He Gave Us Stories, Commentary on 1 & 2 Chronicles and Commentary on 1 & 2 Corinthians.