Luis Carlos currently is the regional director for the newly created Mesoamerica region. Prior to this assignment he served as regional director of MAC (Mexico/Central America) Region.

Prior to his appointment as regional director, Luis Carlos and Rosa Saenz served as global missionaries in the Dominican Republic on the Caribbean Region. Luis was the regional Nazarene compassionate ministries coordinator and Spanish field strategy coordinator. Rosa served an administrative role on the field and coordinated women’s ministries.

Luis was ordained in December 1991 on the Panama District. Luis received a B.S. from the Instituto Jose Delores Moscote, an M.D. at the Universidad de Panama and a B.A. from the Seminario Nazareno Costa Rica. Rosa received a B.S. from Pedro P. Sanchez University and a Master’s from the University of Panama.

Luis and Rosa have two children: Carlos and Caroline. Their home church is El Progresso Church of the Nazarene on the Panama Central District.

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Our Missionaries Serving in Mesoamerica


Acosta, Israel and Martha Armstrong, Scott and Emily
Baños, Jorge and Ana Betsy Campos, David and Erika
Cordova, Ruthie Cyr, Monte and Bethany
De León, Leonel and Maria Luisa Fernández, Rubén and Monica
Gay, Milton and Olga Juarez, Helmer and Susy
Kucey, Darin and Tonya Manswell, Anthony and Barbara
Marciaga, Ana Zoila and Wilfredo Picavea, Natanael
Rittenhouse, Carol Sickel, Stephen and Anne
Slingerland, Bernie and Rhonda Solis, Ulises and Kelly
Soto Casado, Eliezel and Tammy Velasco, Marco and Myrza
Webb, David and Shelley