Tampa ABI is the successor of the New Life Tabernacle Ministers in Training Program founded by Pastor Daniel M. Davy. This intensive program covers many topics to equip individuals for ministerial licensing, primarily within the United Pentecostal Church International.

Pastor Davy attended Ryerson University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. He’s also a graduate of Aenon Bible College and Alpha Bible College. Under his leadership, more than 50 ministers have been licensed with the United Pentecostal Church International.

Meet The Team

Daniel Davy

  • Pastor of New Life Tabernacle UPC
  • Ordained Minister, UPCI
  • Sectional Presbyter, UPCI
  • S. in Chemistry, Ryerson University
  • A. in Theology, Alpha Bible College
  • A. in Theology, Aenon Bible College

Sorle Diih

  • Associate Pastor of New Life Tabernacle, UPC in Lakeland, Florida
  • D. in Criminology, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom 
  • P.A. in Public/Criminal Justice Administration, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY
  • A. in Philosophy, Lehman College/City University of New York

Lemuel Harris Dean of Students

  • Ordained Minister, UPCI
  • A. in Psychology, University of South Florida
  • Owner of Ageyi Services, Inc.



Shea T. Charles
Administrative Director

  • Retired War Veteran of the United States Airforce, having served 20 years
  • Staff Development Officer at the MacDill Airforce Base
  • S. in Speech Pathology & Audiology, East Carolina University
  • S. in Allied Health Sciences, Community College of the Airforce