About the AuthorsTogether
Richard and Linda currently fellowship at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Western Australia. Over the years they have led youth groups and been involved in building communities via small home groups. They have also been involved in lay preaching and engaged as guest speakers. They recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.
Richard G. Berlach
Richard’s life as an academic has allowed him to travel to many parts of the world. He has had the fortune of being able to combine travel with his training and interests, which has resulted in a very fulfilling career. He holds undergraduate qualifications in psychology, education and theology. He has completed a Master of Divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary and earned a PhD in Education.
Linda M. Berlach
Linda’s early life as an Occupational Therapist morphed after she completed a Master of Arts in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. For some years, she was on the pastoral team at her home church. Currently, Linda’s interests encompass most things relating to personal growth and development. Academic pursuits include introducing first year medical students to the essentials of reflective thinking, mindfulness and professionalism.