Rev. Elio Mártiz

Elio is Associated Pastor at Almendares Church in Havana, Cuba and Executive Director of Equipo Impacto ministry, an organization dedicated to train pastors, Bible teachers and church’s leaders on faithful Bible teaching. Elio’s born in 1976 on Havana, Cuba, at a Christian family when it was really unusual and socially mistreated. Elsewhere he affirms that really enjoyed his childhood and come to Christ at the age of 9 years old. By grace God gave him as pastor’s child to receive strong and solid Bible teaching and Christian values at home that allow him and others in their generation being used by God’s Spirit to work to seen a spiritual change in their nation. Dedicated to ministry from very young (1995), he had served as pastor teacher, church planter and younger leaders and pastors trainer until today. With his wife Leydis and their children Miguel Alejandro (13) y Noel David (11), their love for God and others had provide them the adventure of life they enjoy the most through serving together to the Lord. He had travel also to teach and being taught to several countries, something he enjoy and is grateful for, but even when is difficult to explain: his heart is in Cuba, where despite the situations, they remain living and serving the Lord. On 2008 he finished his Master Degree on Theology and starts to multiply the faithful Bible teaching ministry all across Cuba when with his colleague Alexis launch Equipo Impacto ministry and dedicated to this full time. Elio frequently said that God give us the life to know Him, delight on Him and –on the way, being an influence on others with His love and message. He enjoy all his responsibilities, specially to spend time with his family, that together are almost 30 persons, whose by God’s grace everyone live for God and serve in ministry. Elio is convinced that he has not reached all yet, but he keeps looking forward to the most important goal: Christ Jesus.