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


Martha and Israel Acosta Scott and Emily Armstrong
Jorge and Ana Betsy Baños Erika and David Campos
Ruth Cordova Jason and Karen Courtney
Monte and Bethany Cyr Leonel and Maria Luisa De León
Rubén and Monica Fernandez Anson and Chelsea Fry
Freya Galindo Milton and Olga Gay
Elisa and Carlos Juarez Roger and Damaris Kellogg
Anthony and Barbara Manswell Julie McKeithen
Patrick Mellis Natanael Picavea
Carol Rittenhouse Carlos and Ana Salazar
Stephen and Anne Sickel Ulises and Micaela Solis
Eliezel and Tammy Soto David and Shelley Webb