About us

Apostle Richard S. Routie, MBA

Our Bishop

Apostle Richard Routie was born in Georgetown, Guyana, where he was ordained as a Pastor in February 1980 at Word of Life Ministries an apostolic prophetic church that he founded in Georgetown, Guyana while working in business.

He immigrated to the USA December 1982 and immediately took a career position on Wall Street with a Brokerage firm. He subsequently founded Restoration Christian Fellowship, Inc. (RCF) of Queens, New York and in Orlando, Florida. 

His ministry life’s vision and calling is for the emerging apostolic and prophetic movement in the earth, with strategic focus on equipping believers for service (Eph4) especially for Marketplace Ministry.

As such he carries a strong burden for apostolic church foundation, leadership development, activating and releasing believers for business and marketplace ministry and the discipleship of people groups so that the church of Jesus Christ might fulfill the mandate of the Kingdom of God.  to the nations.

Apostle Routie has ministered in Africa, Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, South America and the USA. He has conducted targeted training to over 3,000 pastors in strategic apostolic “missions” outreach to un-reached people groups of the world.

He strongly believes that the gospel of the Kingdom of God is holistic and it’s preaching must be for life and character changes in people – That apostolic decrees of the Kingdom will transform communities, tribes, and nations and hence their economies.

His strategic vision articulates that the biblical apostolic and prophetic message must also incorporate the call of God to both the “kings and priests” ministries, believing that the Marketplace is a vital tool to advancing God’s Kingdom.

Richard has not only given himself to teaching Kingdom economics, business & entrepreneurship and financial seminars, but throughout his working life, he has pursued full time both the “service of ministry” as a senior pastor and a strong business career path. He has over sixteen years’ experience in the Financial Industry on Wall Street, and has also served as a financial Consultant, with some of the largest corporations in the USA.

He has been a Financial Advisor since 2008.


Richard earned his Bachelors of Administration degree (honors) in 1994 from Baruch College (CUNY), New York and his MBA (cum laude) in Finance from St. John’s University, New York, Jan’96. He holds several certifications including the series 7, 63 & 66 Securities and state licenses, and several insurance licenses.  

He is a member of Kingdom Advisors and the US co-chair of Bridge Ministries Apostolic Network with Apostle Terry Noel, Saskatoon, SK 

Apostle Richard and his wife Yvonne reside in Orlando, Florida with their four children, two sons-in-laws and six grandkids.

Restoration Christian Fellowship, New York P.O. Box 656856 Fresh Meadows, NY 11365 (347) 829-5967 Nicole Prince, Pastor Restoration Christian Fellowship, Orlando P.O. Box 656856 Fresh Meadows, NY 11365 (347)829-5967 Apostle Richard Routie, Bishop

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