Rev. Abel C. Pol was born in Zwolle, the Netherlands. He spent five and a half of his childhood years on the mission field in Sumba, Indonesia. He completed his undergraduate studies in English literature at the University of Manitoba and graduated with honours. After working and travelling for a year, he enrolled in the Master of Divinity program at the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary and completed his studies there in 2011. He has pastored the Chilliwack Canadian Reformed church since October 14, 2012. Rev. Pol is married to Rosemarie. They have one son, Caleb.