Rich Butler is the Lead Pastor at Restoration Church in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He loves solving problems, stewarding the dreams of others, and drinking coffee on his front porch. An entrepreneur at heart, Rich loves to pursue innovative means of reaching people and restoring lives. Before coming to Restoration Church, he co-founded The Hinge, a non-profit designed to promote church unity and collaborative prayer in the Upstate of South Carolina. In the last 5 years, he has balanced ministry through his local church while crossing oceans to serve the vulnerable in Haiti, India, Taiwan and Israel.

Rich is married to his childhood sweetheart, JoAnna, and they have 4 beautiful children (Ella Tays 10, Mary Ellis 5, Mac 3, Camp 1), and a dog named Tupelo.