Dr. Richard N. Ledford II, is the Senior Pastor of Restoration Place Tallahassee. He is an anointed and dynamic minister of the Gospel who delivers a charismatic and passionate message of Jesus Christ. His high energy and candid delivery, compels audiences to live a life of faith and purpose.
Dr. Ledford has a unique gift for reaching across social and ethnic boundaries with his message. This enables him to effectively communicate his message to individuals from diverse backgrounds. He is most recognized for his ability to cross cultural and generational boundaries by bridging the gap with a cutting edge and relevant message. He is a prolific speaker, anointed teacher, and successful entrepreneur who has effectively led three culturally diverse churches through exponential growth and innovative development.
Dr. Ledford is an inspirational speaker, author, and successful entrepreneur who has attained wide spread recognition for his leadership skills and business expertise. Dr. Ledford has impacted and influenced many business entities in the greater Tallahassee area through his monthly business leadership meetings, seminars, and keynote addresses. Dr. Ledford’s business savvy combined with his unique approach has enabled him to motivate, inspire, and challenge individuals and groups to develop and attain personal, financial, and organizational goals.
Dr. Ledford operates in an Apostolic anointing and has mentored many men and women into ministerial positions. As President of Covenant Bible College & Seminary, he continues to motivate and impart vision and purpose into the hearts of those he trains in ministry. As owner of WWRP, a Christian television station reaching the Tallahassee region, Dr. Ledford capably ministers the word through several multi-media avenues.
During his nearly 30 years in ministry, Dr. Ledford has pioneered three successful and thriving churches and served as Senior Pastor of one of the largest and fastest growing churches in the Southeastern United States.
Dr. Ledford studied under the leadership of Dr. Kenneth Hagin at Rhema Bible Training Center. He later received his PhD from Life Christian University. Dr. Ledford served on staff at World Harvest Center with Pastor Rod Parsley and traveled extensively with Dr. Lester Sumrall before launching his first church in Zachary LA.
In 2001, Dr. Ledford arrived in Tallahassee to accept the Senior Pastorate of a 400 member church. Under his leadership, that church grew to nearly 7000 members.
In early 2010, Dr. Ledford was led to pioneer his third church in Tallahassee. On May 2, 2010, Restoration Place Tallahassee launched with nearly 700 people in attendance at the first service. Since its inception, Restoration Place has grown to approximately 3000 men, women, and children from culturally diverse backgrounds.