Dr. Kim Riddlebarger is senior pastor of Christ Reformed Church in Anaheim, California (www.christreformed.org), and co-host of the popular White Horse Inn, a radio-internet talk show which first went on the air in 1990 and which can be heard here: (http://www.whitehorseinn.org/).
A fourth generation Californian, Kim is a graduate of California State University Fullerton (B.A.), Simon Greenleaf University (M.A.), Westminster Seminary California (M.A.R.), and Fuller Theological Seminary (Ph.D.) where he worked under Richard A. Muller. Kim's doctoral dissertation is entitled The Lion of Princeton -- Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield: Apologist, Polemicist, and Theologian.
Kim has served as a visiting lecturer in the graduate program in Reformation studies at Concordia University in Irvine, CA and was the chairman of the Growing Reformed Churches Conference, cosponsored by First Chino URC and Westminster Seminary California, where he served as a member of the board of trustees. Kim also served as executive vice president of Christians United for Reformation (CURE), the forerunner of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (ACE). Kim also served several terms as visiting professor of systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California.
Kim is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Churches (URCNA), is a regular contributor to publications such as Modern Reformation and TableTalk and has written chapters for the books Power Religion (Moody, 1992), Roman Catholicism: Evangelicals Analyze What Unites and What Divides Us (Moody, 1994), and Christ the Lord (Baker, 1992), Theologia et Apologia (Wipf and Stock, 2006), Called to Serve (Reformed Fellowship, 2007), Risking the Truth (Christian Focus, 2009). Always Reforming: Essays in Honor of W. Robert Godfrey (2010), and Planting, Watering, Growing: Planting Confessionally Reformed Churches in the 21st Century (Reformation Heritage, 2011).
Kim is the author of four books: A Case For Amillennialism, (Baker Books, 2003/2013), and The Man of Sin: Uncovering the Truth About the Antichrist (Baker Books, 2006), First Corinthians: The Lectio Continua Expository New Testament Commentary (Tolle Lege Press, 2013); and The Lion of Princeton: B. B. Warfield as Apologist and Theologian (Lexham Press, forthcoming).
Kim is married to Micki, and has two adult sons, David and Mark. Kim is interested in family history and is presently writing a history of the Riddlebarger family. He is also a life-long New York Yankees fan.
Kim and his wife Micki, with Mike Horton and his wife Lisa, on the occasion of Michael's installation as J. Gresham Machen professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California.
Rod Rosenbladt, Mike Horton, Kim Riddlebarger, and R.C. Sproul taping the White Horse Inn, in Dr. Barnhouse's old studio at Tenth Presbyterian in Philadelphia.
The White Horse Inn crew at Christmas of 2008. (from left to right) Lisa Jones and Ken, Lisa Horton with Michael, Rod, Kim with his wife Micki.
Dr. Riddlebarger, delivering the May 2009 commencement address at Westminster Seminary California
A "live" White Horse Inn taping at the Liberate Conference at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL, in February of 2013
Dr. Riddlebarger preaching at Christ Reformed Church in Anaheim in March of 2013