Emerging Latino-American Church Planting Leaders

A one-day virtual think tank for emerging Latino-American leaders to discuss major issues in church planting.

This gathering is limited to invited guests to participate in a one-day think tank focused on the major church planting issues faced by emerging Latino-American leaders. The think tank is a part of a larger strategy to host a summit on Latino-American church planting and envision city-based networks led by emerging Latino-American leaders.

Directional Team

Oscar Leiva
Lead Pastor of Holy Trinity Church Pilsen and Global Residency Director of Neopolis

Robert Guerrero
City to City, Vice President Catalyst, NYC & North America

Dr. Elizabeth Rios
Passion2Plant.com, Founder and President

Dennis Rivera
Assemblies of God, Director of the Office of Hispanic Relations

Jose Duran
Reformed Church in America

Dr. Rinaldo Hernandez
Director of New Church Development and Latino/a Ministries in the Florida Conference of the UMC

Daniel Yang
Send Institute, Director

Date and Schedule

Monday, June 29, 2020, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm CST

Please plan to participate during the entire think tank. We have regular breaks scheduled throughout the day.

Think Tank Schedule

Zoom Link

Pre-Think Tank Videos

Our time together will be driven by these videos. Please take time before the think tank to:

  1. Watch and carefully process each video, and
  2. Write 2-3 sentences for each video, commenting on personal challenges and solutions you think can be addressed at the think tank.

Be sure to submit a comment before moving onto the next video.

Introduction by Jose Duran

Topic 1: Challenging the System by Rinaldo Hernandez

Topic 2: Comprehensive Holistic Training by Elizabeth Rios

Topic 3: Cultural Missional Engagement

Topic 4: Catalyzing and Collaboration for a Movement

Conclusion from Oscar Leiva