https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CksYezO7LAk
Our Mission

We exist to train and equip leaders facilitating a movement of leading edge Spanish-speaking churches in the world.

There are 600 million Hispanics in the world. 56.6 Million in the United States alone. 84% claim to be "Unchurched" or "Non-Christian". It's a mission field by itself. There is a need for a vibrant and living Church to reach the Spanish-Speaking world.

Our Goal

To reach 3 Million people in 3 years.

Maximizing our impact through the use of technology and original content produced to address the needs of a Spanish-speaking audience.

What we do

REACH PEOPLE

We use technology and media content to reach and share the Gospel o Jesus Christ in Spanish.

INSPIRE A GENERATION

Live Events targeting young people, challenging them to answer God’s call to be future leaders and pastors influencing the different social spheres of Hispanic society.

TRAIN LEADERS

A practical theology ministry academy online, training young future Hispanic pastors and leaders to go back into their culture and influence society at different levels.

PLANTING CHURCHES

Starting a movement of new churches across Latin America.

WHO WE ARE

Edgar Lira

Lead Pastor - Español - Central Church, Henderson, NV

Edgar Lira was born in Chicago, IL but his parents moved back to Mexico where he grew up. After finishing his Engineering degree he moved back to the States to study Theology and Music Production in Dallas, TX. Soon after he finished school, he started recording and touring all over Latin America.
Around seven years ago he felt God called him to start a movement of churches who can purposely and intentionally influence the culture in Latin America. He then partnered with Central Church and moved from Mexico City to Las Vegas, NV with the idea of creating a duplicable model of a Spanish speaking church.
So far, Central Español has launched 3 locations, two in Las Vegas Area and one in Morelia, Mexico. Their service is being broadcast in prisons. Every weekend they reach around 10K views from all over Latin America with their service.

Mike Bodine

Senior Leader at Central Church, Henderson, NV

Mike Bodine serves as the Senior Leader of Central Church. In His over 30 years of full-time ministry, Mike has served in churches in Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and for the past 17 years has loved serving in ``Grace City.`` Mike's strategy for church growth not only makes an impact on Central locations but is also helping churches around the world reach their full potential. Mike and his wife, Lisa, reside in the Las Vegas area where they love spending time with their family and being Pops and Lovey to their 12 precious grandkids.

Obe Arellano

Director of Link For Latinos

Obe has over 10 years of experience planting new churches with NewThing Network and Community Christian Church across North America. He also provides coaching and leads the Spanish workshop track at Exponential Conference, the largest conference on church planting. From the beginning of his ministry 15 years ago, Obe has a vision and passion to see a reproducing church movement in Latin America.

Mardia Lira

Director of ``Dirigiendo con Amor``

Mardia Lira, speaker and pastor’s wife has been influencing women with her life. She challenge and encourage them through “Mujer Real”, a women’s conference she leads in Las Vegas. Her passion is to empower women on what God has made them to be.
She is the founder and leader of “Dirigiendo con Amor”, the Spanish-speaking arm of “Leading and Loving it”, encouraging Spanish speaking pastor’s wife and women in ministry in the Spanish-speaking world.
Mardia Lira is a loving mother and devoted wife who lives in Las Vegas with her husband and her two little daughters. Six years ago they partner with Central Christian Church to start a Spanish Speaking movement of churches with the message of Radical Grace.
Mardia enjoys taking pictures, casual walks with her hubby, and a good cup of coffee.

Esteban Fernandez

Area Executive Director of Biblica Latin America

Esteban Fernandez is the Area Executive Director of Biblica Latin America, better known as ``The International Bible Society``. He is passionate in his efforts to help Spanish Speaking people read, understand and live God's Word.
Esteban holds a degree of licentiate in Theology conferred by the Faculty of Theological and Religious Studies of ``Casa Sobre la Roca``, along with an Honorary Doctor of Sacred Literature conferred by Logos Christian College and in Christian Counseling by Rhema University. Before coming to Biblica, he spent 12 years as president of Vida Publishers, the Spanish division of Zondervan.
His biggest passion is the Church in Latin America. He wants to see people receiving Jesus and become new believers.

Your turn to make a change!

A Movement Like Nothing You've Seen. Let's Bring The Good News Of Jesus To Thousands Of Spanish-Speaking People!

DONATE TODAY

OUR PARTNERS