In the third of this series, we explore what God expects of us as we live in this world, but are told to “come out of it.” What we must do is not unlike men of faith have done in both Old and New Testament times. The question is, “Are we doing it?” and “How do we do it?”
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.