Religious leader, author and musician who, along with wife Maria Lucia Brill, founded the Neo-Pentecostal Foundation and the Heal Our Land Evangelical Community. Both he and Brill serve as bishops and preachers in the organization.
He and his wife founded their church while he was studying to be a physicist at the Federal University of Goias.
He was elected Secretary of Labor in in 2008, but was dismissed by his own party in 2010.
He and his grandson Pedrão regularly perform worship songs together during services.
He's worked with fellow Brazilian televangelist Silas Malafaia and the two can be seen in YouTube videos preaching on various topics together.