Originally from Zaragoza, Spain, Javier and Gema have provided leadership to Agape Europe since 2006 and have been staff members with Agape since 1981. Javier’s passion is engaging people with the message of Jesus Christ in relevant and culturally suitable ways that help them come to a personal faith decision. He is dedicated to equipping current and future leaders for service in ministry and other areas of society. Javier is actively involved in outreach projects in Burkina Faso through emsimision, a faith-based medical aid organization he helped found. He is an avid swimmer and watercolor artist.
He has been married to Gema, who leads staff care efforts for women within Agape Europe, for 25 years. They have two adult children and currently live outside of Barcelona.