John Riley

Founder, Gentle Response

John is an Army Veteran and retired police officer who followed the call to create a conflict de-escalation program for church staff and volunteers.  The training program is specifically designed to help develop stress inoculation, muscle memory, self-confidence, and confidence in colleagues. A sought-after speaker and trainer, John reminds people to develop a ministry mindset, play their God-given ACE card, and treat every contact with a person as a ministry opportunity.