Gabe was born in Hollywood, California and grew up in Los Angeles. He planted a church in Eugene, Oregon —the home of Track Town USA and the University of Oregon. Currently, He resides in Portland, Oregon and is the Supervisor of the North Pacific District of Foursquare Churches (Oregon, SW Washington, and Alaska). He is the director of the Church Planting Movement in the Pacific Northwest, working with a national and interdenominational team. He serves on the National Hispanic Commission and Global Cities Task Force. Gabe is a student at Fuller Theological Seminary working on his MA in Global Leadership. He has been married to his wife, Nicole, for 21 years and together they have two boys, Kinkade – 17 and Isaac – 13.