Pastor Rodrigo Soares

Discipleship Pastor

Joined GT Staff: May 2006

Family: Married beautiful Beth (2002), two precious children, Daniel (2006) & Anna (2008)

Date you began your relationship with Christ:  Grew up in church, but would say 11 years old and then at 19 years old again.

Education: Rhema Bible Training Center.

One of the things I find most fascinating: To see the things my son does that are just like me, genuine & loving people, the changing of seasons.

Life Motto: Be yourself.

My Hero: My dad.


Book: The Bible, “Crash the Chatterbox” by Steven Furtick, “Following God’s Plan For Your Life” by Kenneth E. Hagin, “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

Food: Japanese cuisine.

Snack Food: Chocolate

Movie: Star Wars Saga, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Last Samurai, The Passion of the Christ, Sherlock Holmes.

Musical Artists: The Beatles, Jeff Porcaro, Dream Theater, Rush, Miles Davis, Dave Matthews Band Israel Houghton.

Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman, Tom Cruise.

Time of Day: Night time

Season: Fall

Place in the World: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (my hometown) & Paris, France.

Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Riding my bike, listening to music, watching movies, reading .

Scripture: 1 John 4:10, Romans 5:17, John 1:4, Ephesians 1:7

Sports Team: Clube de Regatas Flamengo (soccer team from Brazil)

Sports: Soccer, Football (to watch)

Least Favorites

Food: Lettuce, peas.

Time of Day: First 5 minutes of waking up at any time.

Place in the World: Hospitals.