Family is an international language. Pastor Fernando Lay talks about the problems facing believers in Latin America. Fernando tells how believers in Quito celebrate Christmas.
Fernando is senior pastor of Iglesia Evangelica de Iñaquito in (Evangelical Church of Inaquito) Quito, Ecuador. His church has a weekly attendance of around 5,000 people in three locations, and their Vision’s first line is: “To disciple families….”.
Fernando has been serving the Lord full time for almost 50 years: 9 years in youth ministry with ‘Youth For Christ’/Campus Life (in Peru, Colombia and Rochester, NY/USA); 13 years as youth Pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance church in Lima, Peru; 13 years as youth Pastor at the Iñaquito church, and as Senior Pastor since 2000 at the same church in Quito, Ecuador.
Quito, Ecuador, the world’s highest capital city. It sits on the slopes of an active volcano at a dizzying elevation of 9,350 feet about sea level.
His family includes:
His wife, Teresa, coordinator for the women in our church.
His son, Samuel, a senior at Crown College (Christian college, Minneapolis)
His daughter, Sara, second year in college in Ecuador.