Bob Sena named SBC Hispanic relations consultant comment (0)
July 3, 2014
NASHVILLE — Longtime evangelist and leader Bob Sena has been named Hispanic relations consultant to the Executive Committee (EC) of the Southern Baptist Convention, EC President Frank S. Page announced.
Page appointed Sena in response to the final report of the Hispanic Advisory Council Page appointed in 2011. The report, presented to Page by council co-chairs Sena and Daniel Sanchez of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary during the council’s final meeting in March, highlighted and detailed the rapid growth of Hispanics in every region of North America.
In his new position, Sena will work as a consultant in the office of convention advancement to represent Hispanic churches and promote the Cooperative Program. He will work comprehensively in strengthening the participation of Hispanic churches in Southern Baptist life.
Sena will continue as director of the Hispanic doctor of ministry program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. He retired in 2011 as director of the Church Planting Group of the Hispanic Resource Development and Equipping Team of the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and has served as a NAMB national Hispanic missionary.
His more than 50 years of leadership in Southern Baptist life include pastoring small and large Hispanic churches in Texas and Georgia, and working as a church planting missionary in New Mexico, as a national multi-ethnic evangelism consultant for NAMB when it was known as the Home Mission Board, and as a Hispanic evangelism associate in the Baptist General Convention of Texas.