Marvin Lorenzana, D.Min.
Background: Marvin Lorenzana was born in Tegucigalpa, capital city of Honduras. In 1994 he felt called by God to become a missionary to the third country in the world with most Hispanics after Mexico and Spain: the United States of America! In the USA, he has served as a
Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor and
Church Planter in assignments in New Orleans, Louisiana, El Paso, Texas, Miami, Florida, and more recently in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He is a licensed minister with Mennonite Church USA. Marvin lives in Harrisonburg along with his wife Mariana. They have two children, Pablo and Alexa, and a granddaughter, Sophia.
Work: Marvin currently works for Mennonite Mission Network as Director for Discipleship Initiatives (MDI). In his rol, Marvin coaches Implementing Leaders on how to develop intentional-relational discipling cultures within the local church. For this purpose, he works with a growing number of Virtual Learning Huddles which provide a meaningful communal experience for leaders where they feel supported, equipped and challenged to grow in their missional outlook and experience.
Education: Marvin has a BS in Management & Organizational Development from Eastern Mennonite University. He also has a Masters of Divinity from Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Furthermore, Marvin completed a Doctor of Ministry degree from Asbury Theological Seminary where he was a Beeson Scholar. His Ministry Transformational Project (dissertation) title was, "Missional Discipleship Initiative: Coaching Leaders to Develop Discipling Cultures Within Hispanic Churches Part of Mennonite Church USA."
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