Gabriel has served as the Family Pastor since March of 2018. He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia but was raised in the Island of Puerto Rico for 16 years. Gabriel moved from Puerto Rico to Pensacola, FL in 2010 to pursue a degree in Marine Archaeology at the University of West Florida. It was during this time that Gabriel felt a call into full-time ministry prompting him to leave his studies and move to Graceville Florida to the Baptist College of Florida. He has obtained a Degree in Veterinary technology from the University of Puerto Rico, a Ministry Studies degree from the Baptist College of Florida and is currently obtaining a Masters in Church Planting from Midwestern Seminary.
What is your favorite Bible verse?
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6
What books other than the Bible have most shaped you?
- Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald Whitney
- The Imperfect Pastor: Discovering Joy in Our Limitations Through a Daily Apprenticeship with Jesus by Zack Eswine
- Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles by Paul Tripp
What is your favorite place to visit?
Any place that I can explore, I love discovering new places.
What is your favorite college sports team?
ROLL TIDE! The Crimson Tide, Alabama.
What is your favorite hobby?
It is hard to just pick one so here are a few: Martial Arts, Shooting/Hunting, Longboarding, Traveling, really anything that is creative and outdoors.