Except for the last few hundred years, the world has lived under monarchies, subject to a King’s rules and whims. Those who were in his court were expected to give total loyalty and support to the king, at the risk of their lives. According to Bible prophecy, monarchies are in our future, and we will be part of the King’s court. Do we understand what life will be like then, and what will be expected of us?
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, Florida, churches. Rick served as the Treasurer for the United Church of God from 2013–2022, and was named President in May 2022.