Rick is a husband, father, speaker, author and passionate Christian leader.
Rick is a Liberty University Alumni holding a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Arts degree with three concentrations: Theology, Religion, and Psychology.
Pastor Pughe has served as Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor in primarily larger churches ranging in size from 1,000 to 3,500 people.
Rick and his wife (Gina) launched a brand new church start (HopeCity Church) for 2020 with a simple vision and mission: to love God, love people and to bring God’s HOPE to people at their greatest time of need.
Rick currently serves as the Lead Pastor of HopeCity Church in Mount Dora, FL, Chairman of the This Hope Foundation, and Chairman of Rick Pughe Consulting Ministries.