Richard Taylor is an esteemed Christian writer, educator, and alumnus of Cascade College. He graduated from Cascade College in 1944 and went on to earn a doctorate in systematic theology from Boston University in 1953. After earning his doctorate he moved to Sydney, Australia where he founded and became president of Nazarene Bible College. Throughout his life he published many books, including Talks by the Way to Highway Travelers, The Disciplined Life, and Preaching Holiness Today. He was awarded in 1980 as Alumnus of the Year for his contributions as an educator, author, and pastor.