Luis Carlos currently is the regional director for the newly created Mesoamerica region. Prior to this assignment he served as regional director of MAC (Mexico/Central America) Region.

Prior to his appointment as regional director, Luis Carlos and Rosa Saenz served as global missionaries in the Dominican Republic on the Caribbean Region. Luis was the regional Nazarene compassionate ministries coordinator and Spanish field strategy coordinator. Rosa served an administrative role on the field and coordinated women’s ministries.

Luis was ordained in December 1991 on the Panama District. Luis received a B.S. from the Instituto Jose Delores Moscote, an M.D. at the Universidad de Panama and a B.A. from the Seminario Nazareno Costa Rica. Rosa received a B.S. from Pedro P. Sanchez University and a Master’s from the University of Panama.

Luis and Rosa have two children: Carlos and Caroline. Their home church is El Progresso Church of the Nazarene on the Panama Central District.

Mesoamerica regional website:



Our Missionaries Serving in Mesoamerica


Scott and Emily Armstrong Michael and Jamie Askew
Jorge and Ana Betsy Baños Erika and David Campos
Ruth Cordova Jorge and Irma Córdova
Ana Crocker Diaz Monte and Bethany Cyr
Teresa De Cuesta Carlos and Amantina de la Cruz
Elba Duson Rubén and Monica Fernandez
Anson and Chelsea Fry Freya Galindo
Miguel and Irene Garita Milton and Olga Gay
Diana Gonzalez Oscar Isem
Pierre and Emmanise Jacques Roger and Damaris Kellogg
Roger and Deysi Lemus Anthony and Barbara Manswell
Wilfredo and Ana Zoila Marciaga Julie McKeithen
Patrick Mellis Esteban and Dhariana Murillo
Kimberly and Edwin Nichols Norman Obando
Natanael Picavea Rodwell and Allison Porter
Mitchel Ramos Carol Rittenhouse
Carlos and Ana Salazar Edgar and Andrea Santiago
Samuel and Kristi Senica Ulises and Micaela Solis
Eliezel and Tammy Soto Myrza and Marco Velasco
David and Shelley Webb Bruce and Linda Wilson