Dr. Tomás Alvarez
Latino Ministries Director
Dr. Tomas Alavarez was born and raised in Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico. He became a follower of Jesus at age of 12. Married to Ruth in 1978, and together, they have four grown children and seven grandchildren. He graduated from Spanish American Nazarene Bible College with a BA, received a Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Tomas served as a pastor and evangelist in Mexico from 1981 through 1998. During those years, he planted five churches in that country.
Since 1998, Tomas has been planting churches in Illinois, Colorado, and now in Oregon.