Multiple times God warns New Testament Christians to beware of those who follow "the doctrine of Balaam." What is the doctrine of Balaam? What can we learn, what should we learn to be sure we are not guilty of this sin?
Rick Shabi was ordained an elder in 2000, and relocated to northern Florida in 2004. He attended Ambassador College and graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, with a major in Accounting. After enjoying a rewarding career in corporate and local hospital finance and administration, he became a pastor in January 2011. Since then, he and his wife Deborah have served in the Orlando and Jacksonville, FL churches. Rick also serves as the Treasurer for the United Church of God.