Dick married his wife, Kathy, in 1974, and they had two children. Dick had been involved in the founding of Bible colleges in the southern portion of the United States. He also planted Fayetteville Bible Church in Fayetteville, South Carolina. In 2000, Dick and Kathy moved west in order to join the faculty of Frontier School of the Bible.
In addition to his responsibilities at Frontier, Dick also serves as the president of Integrity Press and Clarity Ministries.