Apostle Z. Rinaldi III, M.Div. is the founder and Senior Pastor of the First Love Alive Victory Army Church (FLAVA), Director of Christian Education for the Churches of Worship, Inc., and president of the Faith Christian College (FCC) in Richmond, Virginia.
With his lovely wife, Pastor D, he offers biblical and practical teaching .
Apostle Z and Pastor D have dedicated hearts for God and the sincere desire to see our communities wholistically healed.
Together, they offer sound bible-based doctrine, guidance and practical wisdom to improve the quality of our lives: spiritually, physically, and emotionally.
Apostle Z is a trained family counselor. He earned his Master Degree in Theology from Virginia Union University and is working towards his doctorate.
Using costumes, interactive exercises and other unique methods to engage his students, Apostle Z teaches History and English in the exceptional education program for the Richmond Public School System.
He mentors at-risk youth and families through ministry and community initiatives, and
is the Founder of Faith Christian College (FCC), offering courses in Christian Counseling and Ecclesiastical Services.
Apostle Z 'back in the day' with gospel singer,
Apostle Z has worked as chaplain for the Richmond Police Department (RPD) and instructor for the RPD Chaplains Academy. He is also the Apostle of Christian Education for Churches of Worship, Inc.
A popular motivational speaker, the Apostle shares his testimony to encourage others to change their lives and step into the wonderful plans God has for each of us.
As a young man involved with drugs and the street life, Apostle Z was shot at point blank range and pronounced dead-on-arrival. Through the power of God, he emerged from a comatose state a changed man, born again, full of joy and dedicated to witnessing for The Lord!
He invites you to find your joy too! For information on how to enjoy a brand new life with Christ, visit our: What is Salvation page.
Apostle Z is available to speak at your church and other organizations. Please use this link for your requests: Speaking Engagements.
Apostle Z and Pastor D were married in an elegant ceremony before God, Church, Family & Friends on
August 13, 2011.
What a wonderful day!
* God Bless You *