Gus was born and raised in Philadelphia and came to know Christ, that is, be known by Him, in December 1978. He spent time studying at Temple U and CUTS (Center for Urban Theological Studies). He has been happily married to Kathleen for 25 years with whom he raised 5 children who have given him 16 grandchildren. Gus recently retired after working at Verizon/Bell of PA for 26 years. His life’s focus is on his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and the building of His Kingdom.