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


Scott and Emily Armstrong Michael and Jamie Askew
Jorge and Ana Betsy Baños Erika and David Campos
Jorge and Irma Córdova Ruth Cordova
Jason and Karen Courtney Ana Crocker Diaz
Monte and Bethany Cyr Carlos and Amantina de la Cruz
Leonel and Maria Luisa De León Rubén and Monica Fernandez
Anson and Chelsea Fry Freya Galindo
Miguel and Irene Garita Milton and Olga Gay
Pierre and Emmanise Jacques Roger and Damaris Kellogg
Anthony and Barbara Manswell Wilfredo and Ana Zoila Marciaga
Julie McKeithen Patrick Mellis
Esteban and Dhariana Murillo Natanael Picavea
Carol Rittenhouse Carlos and Ana Salazar
Ulises and Micaela Solis Eliezel and Tammy Soto
Myrza and Marco Velasco David and Shelley Webb
Bruce and Linda Wilson