Richard Rupnarain (1956 – ) was born in the former British colony of Guyana. At age 20 he became a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God and took up his first pastorate. He moved to Toronto in 1989, where he currently resides with his wife Sandra and their two children. Presently he serves as the senior pastor of Calvary Worship Center in Mississauga, Ontario. He has written a series of 4 books on his experiences in Guyana as an accountant and pastor, including Spirits of Le Resouvenir, a historical piece on events leading up to the Demerara Rebellion of 1823.