Pastor and Director of Evangelism for the South American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He is a presenter of the program Future Arena on TV Novo Tempo and Deciphering The Future on TV Nuevo Tiempo.
He was raised Catholic, but converted to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1986.
His younger brother, Raimundo Gonçalve, is also a pastor.
He is the son of Joachim and Maria Gonçalves, and one of seven siblings. His wife is Elkeane Gonçalver. Together they have two daughters, Kelanie and Kelsie.
Like Silas Malafaia, he is a religious leader and spiritual guide from Brazil.