Richard Schwartz

Clarksville, Tennessee

In order to be included in RW360’s Directory, this individual has fulfilled and affirmed these training and accountability requirements.


Christian Conciliator

Coaching/Conciliation Focus Areas:

  • Family (including mixed/foster)
  • Marriage
  • Church/group

About Richard Schwartz

Richard is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church of America.  He served as an assistant in two different contexts, has labored as the lead pastor in Clarksville, Tennessee for 20 years and led this particular body through several different stages of transition.  For the last 15 years he has also been on the Shepherding Committee of his local presbytery (as chairman, co-chairman, and member) coming alongside pastors in crisis.

Richard has been trained in conflict coaching and mediation through Peacemaker Ministries and is a certified conciliator with Ambassadors of Reconciliation and Relational Wisdom 360.  He has taught various courses related to biblical peacemaking and plans to pursue further training and certification through RW 360 as a coach and instructor.

Richard is also a certified spiritual director through Lipscomb University and is on staff with Dovehouse Ministries.

He desires to assist others in connecting the gospel to their personal lives, living out of their identity in Christ, and discerning the Spirit’s work in their ongoing story.

Richard and his wife, Sarah, have been married for over 30 years and have three children and two grandchildren.  They also have two rescue dogs and enjoy reading, kayaking, and finding good local places to eat or get coffee.