Torres joins staff to report on Hispanic churches

Isa Torres has joined the Baptist Standard staff to report on predominantly Hispanic congregations affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

Funding for the reporter’s position is provided by a three-year grant from the Christ Is Our Salvation Foundation.

Torres was born in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. He earned his undergraduate degree in journalism from Texas Tech University and a master of divinity degree from Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, with a focus on missions and world Christianity. He was a BGCT seminary fellow in 2015.

He served three summers with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s collegiate congregational internship program, working with churches in Texas, Montana and Connecticut.

He also worked as a reporting intern at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

He was a spiritual life minister at Carpenter’s Church in Lubbock and an assistant case manager with the Carpenter’s Housing First inner-city ministry.

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