Richard Liantonio is an intercessory missionary with the International House of Prayer in Kansas City (IHOP-KC) and is on the faculty of the Forerunner School of Ministry (FSM). He has served with IHOP-KC since 2002. His passion is to proclaim the glad heart of God, the free forgiveness he offers to those who are his and the exceeding great hope he gives in the promise of new life, justice, peace and joy in his reign upon the earth.
He grew up near Princeton, New Jersey, earned a Bachelor of Arts with two majors in music and biblical studies at Houghton College and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies (Biblical Studies) at Nazarene Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature.