Faith Tabernacle Church


Rick Aspden - Campus Assistant Director/Pastor Rick came to us as a homeland missionary and church planter, who is experienced in entrepreneurial business management and all aspects of church management. With diverse backgrounds of military, business and ministry, coupled with his no nonsense approach, he challenges men not just to be men, but men of God. He is a gifted speaker, counselor and pastor who has a heart for the hurting and a willingness to do something about it. Rick is married and has one daughter. He serves Faith Farm as a Pastor and Assistant Director at the Okeechobee Campus, managing the Spiritual aspects of the program along with the day to day operations of the farm.

We believe the Holy Bible to be the inspired and infallible, authoritative Word of God. II Timothy 3:16-17, II Peter 1:20-21

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons/expressions: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Mark 12:29; II Corinthians 13:14; Ephesians 4:4-6; I John 5:4-6

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 8:16-17; Acts 1:9-11; Romans 5:8; Romans 8:34; I Corinthians 15:3-4; I Peter 2:21-25

We believe that the salvation of lost and sinful humanity, regeneration by the Holy spirit through repentance and faith in Jesus Christ, is essential.John 14:6; Ephesians 2:8-9

We believe in the ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life. John 14:15-17; Acts 1:8; Galatians 5:22-23

We believe in the ordinance of water baptism which identifies us with Jesus Christ. Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38; Acts 8:36-38; Romans 6:4

We believe in the ordinance of communion as a commemoration of the death of our Lord in remembrance of Him until He comes again. Luke 22:19-20; I Corinthians 11:23-26

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.John 17:20-22; I Corinthians 12:12 and 27

We believe in the resurrection of the saved and the lost, one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting damnation. John 3:16; Revelation 20:11-15