Rice Broocks is cofounder of the Every Nation family of churches, which currently has churches and campus ministries in more than seventy nations. He is also the senior minister of Bethel World Outreach Church in Nashville, Tennessee, a multiethnic, multisite church.

Rice is a graduate of Mississippi State University and holds a master’s degree from Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi, as well as a doctorate in missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California.

The author of several books, including GOD’S NOT DEAD: Evidence for God in An Age Of Uncertainty, MAN MYTH MESSIAH: Answering History’s Greatest Question, THE PURPLE BOOK: Biblical Foundations for Building Strong Disciples, and EVERY NATION IN OUR GENERATION, Rice lives in Franklin, Tennessee, with his wife, Jody, and their five children."