William and Nadia Zapata offer accompaniment and coaching to local churches in order to support and train their leadership. They place special emphasis on the development of projects with social impact and a missionary vision.
Manuel is a pastor, medical doctor and missionary. He is the Director of the Koinonos ministry, focused on providing counseling and pastoral care for pastors and Christian leaders and their families. Manuel walks alongside those in ministry who need support and counseling so that they can recover their vision, passion, and desire to serve God wherever He has called them. His wife, Patricia, is a family counselor.
Henry & Yamid Maldonado married in 2012 and have one daughter, Raquel. Henry is gifted in preaching and evangelism. Yamid is an experienced lawyer. Both have a deep commitment to God and have worked in numerous ministries, including planting a church in 2016. They live in Medellin, Colombia where they are assisting with the work of the CFCI Base.
Edwin and Carmen have been serving the Lord in the CFCI ministry in Cartagena Colombia since January 2004. They have 2 daughters Wendy Carolina (21 years old) and Sandra Milena (20 years old). who study social promotion and international trade administration.
Edwin is a professional in business administration and Carmen has a degree in child pedagogy and they have put their knowledge at the service of the Lord through a ministry called “Sus Propositos” (His Purposes), where they carry out evangelistic work in a legal way. Through the foundation they assist the community with a food kitchen where 120 children are benefited. They also have an art and sports program for children and young people where they teach principles of the Kingdom of God to the participants and the parents of these children.
Currently, Colombian and Venezuelan families are minister in their home, in which they serve to impact the San Pedro Martir and La Gloria 2 neighborhoods in the southwestern area of Cartagena.
Mission Caleb is a ministry of Christ For International in Colombia City.
It exists to share the Gospel through training and supporting missionaries and the church. Mission Caleb does this through outreaches, training courses, seminars and workshops in urban evangelism, theatre, mime, clowning and puppetry. These outreaches are conducted in conjunction with the local churches in Colombia, so that adults and children hear the Gospel through their evangelistic events, and have the opportunity for follow-up and discipleship afterwards.
Official figures from 2009 indicate that about 46% of Colombians lived below the poverty line and 17% in “extreme poverty”. This poverty, along with its past history of guerrilla warfare, has driven the Colombian people to the cities. Squatter villages of thousands and thousands of people have developed outside the larger cities. CFCI Colombia operates several ministries for the people of these villages as well as the impoverished inside the cities of Medellin and Bogota.
Rolando and his wife Nubia serve as the CFCI city base directors in Bogota, Colombia. Some of their other ministry focuses are praying for the city.
Angela serves as the secretary for Christ For the City in Medellin, Colombia and she is also a teacher in infant ministry at the church in Medellin.
Pedro Hernandez has served for twenty-three years in Colombia as Director of Christ For the City, and for six he has been the Vice-President for Latin America. He is married to Mabel, and they live in Medellin Colombia. They have two children (Alejandro & Yamid), and two grandchildren (Andy and Martin).
Adam and Libia Maria have been married since 2004 and have two children, David and Sarah. Libia Maria is a university professor and Adam has served with CFCI in Colombia since 2002. He currently leads Mission Caleb, which focuses on serving local churches in the areas of missions and evangelism. He also serves with Step Up to Life, one of CFCI’s partner ministries.