Between the coronavirus pandemic, economic shutdown, George Floyd's death, protests resulting from that, the Seattle "Autonomous Zone," our nation and the world have gone from "disaster to disaster" as it says in the Bible. What might come next and what might it all mean? More importantly, what have we as God's people learned from this unprecedented time and how has it changed the focus of our lives going forward?
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.