Since his baptism at the age of 16, Alvin has been involved in a variety of ministry settings (e.g. student leadership, university campus ministry and local youth ministry). With his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (University of Western Ontario) and Masters of Divinity in Youth and Family Ministries (Tyndale College and Seminary), he joined CBOQ Youth in 2000 and ordained in 2004. Alvin was formerly accredited as Masteries Practitioner with the International Association of Coaching.
Alvin attends Mimico Baptist Church with his wife, Natalie, and their two children.