Alex Portillo is the Youth and Young Adult pastor at Meadow Glade Seventh-day Adventist Church and host of the MGC Podcast. Alex was born in Silver Spring Maryland and grew up in the Washington DC metropolitan area. He graduated from Burman University with an undergraduate degree in Religious Studies and Biblical languages. Most recently, he graduated from Andrews University with a Master of Divinity. His interests are in stoic philosophy, wisdom literature, and self-development. He lives in Vancouver, WA with his wife, Chelsea, and their dog, Nimbus.