I Am a Shepherd and a Salesman

Timoteo Sazo | January 12, 2017

Ramny Perez was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Florida and New York. He studied literature and philosophy at The City College of New York. He currently works as a insurance sales representative and is a full-time seminary student. He and his wife, Dayami, live in Louisville, Kentucky, and are members of Immanuel Baptist Church, where Ramny serves as an elder.

What do you do every day?

I work in sales. As soon as I get to work, I look through all my leads and tasks, determine a plan of attack for the day, and try to keep my inbox under control. I spend the rest of the day interacting with clients, and making and receiving calls. I’m also a full-time seminary student and an elder in my church. Most evenings I’m either taking classes, meeting with people for discipleship or counseling, or having people over.

As an image-bearer of God, how does your work reflect some aspect of God’s work?

In at least two ways: communicating with people and meeting their needs. In my sales work, I sit down with people, or talk to them on the phone, to figure out what kind of protection they need. Client needs…

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