Loren was born in Cuba, New York in 1952. Kathleen was born in Denver, Colorado in 1956. They have four children, Katherine, Loren Jr., Sarah, and Deborah. They are all college graduates. Loren attended Cedarville College in Ohio and graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri in 1974. Loren served as Youth Pastor from 1974-1978 with Bob Adrian at Long Island Baptist Temple in Mineola, New York. Loren married Kathleen June 22, 1979 in Littleton, Colorado, and returned to New York City to serve in the ministry of Queens Bible Baptist Church through 1980. They then ministered a few months in Woodbridge, Virginia. They returned to New York in 1981, where Loren pastored Victory Bible Baptist Church until 1991. The church merged, and today is known as All Nations Baptist Church of Woodhaven, Queens. In 1991, Pastor and Mrs. Richmond moved to Denver, Colorado, and were active as Lay People in various ministries. Their involvement with Thanksgiving Outreach with the East Denver YMCA (1998 the first) led them to start the East Denver Bible Baptist Church. In June of 2001, the East Denver Bible Baptist Church began meeting at the old East Denver YMCA.