Paul John Roach is a native of Wales, UK. A graduate of Jesus College, Oxford University, he has BA and MA degrees in English and a postgraduate degree in Education from the University of Wales. Paul has been the minister at Unity of Fort Worth since 1988 after ordination from Unity Ministerial School in Kansas City, Missouri.
Paul has traveled extensively throughout the world including extended stays in India and Nepal. His interests include writing, poetry, ecological social action, birding, bicycling, walking, hiking, and gardening.
Paul believes joy, laughter, and gratitude are essential qualities on the spiritual path. Paul hosts a weekly radio show entitled World Spirituality on the Unity.fm internet radio network. He has written a number of booklets on practical spirituality as well as Morning Stars Singing, a selection of his poems. He is currently writing a book on the subject of unity in world religions. Paul has written a number of articles for Unity Magazine.
Paul has served the Unity movement on several boards and teams and currently serves on the board of Unity World Headquarters.
Paul was married to Davis Hoffman-Roach from 1978 until her death in 2003. They have one daughter, Miriam. Paul married Wendy Vann in 2006. She is a builder, artist, and sailor, and active in service to the local community. Wendy has one daughter, Nataleigh.
“Paul is a guiding luminary in the field of awakening consciousness. He leads a New Thought church in the heart of Texas and hosts an influential radio program on Unity.fm called World Spirituality. He is a poet, author and frequent contributor to Unity Magazine. He is committed, heart and soul, to the prospect of an awakening world that works for everyone.”
– Peter Bolland, professor, author, singer/songwriter, blogger.
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– Fran Smith