Rich was always searching for something more to life than a good job and a good education. He was introduced to the person of Jesus at an early age, but after talking to his rabbi decided that Jesus could not be the Messiah because He did not establish peace on earth. Rich’s experiences in college led him to be an activist working for social change, but he quickly realized that without God’s intervention, humans could not bring about any real change.
Rich began to search and question matters of faith, all of which led him to read the 53rd chapter of Isaiah. He soon realized that the answers to peace and the meaning of life were in the Bible and that the Bible pointed to a Messiah that makes peace between man and God and then ultimately brings the peace that humanity so desperately is longing for.