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 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