Gabriel & Janet Smith

Our Call To South Africa

Gabe and his wife Janet have been married for 17 years and have a 9-year-old daughter Madeline. Gabe graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1999. In 2007 Gabe left the Army to attend seminary at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. While in graduate school Gabe served as Missions Pastor at Forest Hill Church and then Director of Mobilization and Communication at United World Mission ( In these roles he traveled to over 15 nations on 5 continents, helping to strengthen the local church. Gabe’s passions are to disciple, and equip Christian leaders so that the local church is strengthened for its mission in the world. The Smiths now live in Stellenbosch, South Africa where they are establishing a missional community called East Mountain.


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