Gavin was born in Kent, England, where he played professional soccer for 18 years. He was converted to Christ at age 18 and was used by God to bear witness to the gospel throughout his career. In 2006 God called him to pastoral ministry, and after moving to Calgary in 2008, he graduated from seminary with an MACS. In February 2012 Calvary Grace commissioned him as Home Missionary, and he became an Elder in 2013. He now serves full-time as Calvary Grace Church's Missions Pastor and lives in Canmore, Alberta with his wife, Amanda, and their two children Jake and Ava.