Rafael Hernandez is from Venezuela, married to Emma Hernandez, and they have two grown children. He graduated from Ebenezer Bible Institute in the pastoral program in 1982. He got a degree in administration at UNIR College in 1992. After serving for 14 years as a pastor in several cities and as the general secretary of OVICE (Venezuelan Evangelical Christian Churches Organization), a national council with more than 200 churches in Venezuela, he continued his studies in Lombard, IL in 1995 at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. There, he graduated with a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts with a major in New Testament in 1999. He was a pastor at Gethsemane Baptist Church, Northlake, IL (1997-1999). He studied at Drew University, Madison; New Jersey and is a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry program. He served as an associate pastor for the Latino Ministry at First Baptist Church of Huntersville, NC for almost 13 years (1999-2008). Currently he is serving as the Latino minister (part-time) at the same church since 2017. He is part of the CBFNC-Red Latina Team.
Workshop – Principles That We Can Learn from Boaz and Ruth: A Biblical Approach to Serve the Immigrants
In-Person: Friday, Workshop Session #1 at 9:00 a.m.
Online: Friday, Workshop Session #2 at 10:30 a.m. (pre-recorded video followed by live Q&A)
*His workshops will be entirely in Spanish.