We had the good fortune of connecting with Gabino Martinez and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Gabino, is there a quote or affirmation that’s meaningful to you?
Life with God is not immunity from difficulties, but peace within difficulties. C.S. LEWIS. To me it means exactly what it says. “Peace within Difficulties” Before God there was no peace in my life. there might have been times of what i tought were times of peace, but now I know what true peace is.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
What sets me apart from others? I believe that my talent is a Gift from God to be used for his Glory and not mine. All of my life i had been a Jack of all trades a handyman until I said. Ok God !”I Give Up”. I cant do this on my own, I said, take me and do with me what you will. And the term born again happened. I had a new identity with a new talent and gift. Im most excided about what God is Doing with me and thru me. How did i get to where i am today professionally? Thats a good question that is still a mistery to me but not really, i always said that God was my booking agent. In reality i still dont have a booking agent and its amazing that even in this season of covid-19 when no live events or artist are being booked “God” my booking agent has gotten me some amazing Virtual Event Gigs with big clients like the McDonalds corp.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
There are so many places in the Dallas / Ft Worth area. In this Covid-19 season many things to do have been canceled like the Texas State Fair. I cant wait for things to get back to normal. one of my favorite places to visit is Frisco tx. home of the Dallas Cowboys. Arlington tx. is another destination where the Stadium is Located along with the new Texas Rangers Baseball Stadium.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
There are so many people that fit in this category but i have to start with the Big Man, GOD.I believe that it was his plan that the people in my life, at any particular time in my life, were part of his plan for me to be where I am today.When it comes to mentorship there have been a few special people from organizations that have been a support system if you will. Not to mention names but to just give credit.I’m so grateful for my local church Lakepointe in Rockwall Tx. One of my mentors came from there along with a few different life groups and or support groups like Re-Generation.Another organization has been Abiding Fathers, a Ministry Helping Men become good and better fathers. A book that has made a difference in my life. The one and only book that tells you about the past and correctly predicts the future.. The word of God in the Bible.
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