Abel serves as the chairman of the Elder board and has faithfully attended FBC since 1982. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from A & I University and works as an Engineer for Paroscientific Inc. Able and his wife, Janet, have four adult children (Tim, Stephen, Michael, and Kristina) who are all committed to serving Christ and His church.
Originally from Texas, his travels include: Oregon, Montana, Idaho, South Dakota, and various road trips across the country. In his free time, Abel enjoys camping, hunting, hiking, canoeing, and ham radios.