Our Pastor

Pastor George was born on April 3, 1971 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was raised by his grandparents in Ecuador, SA from three months of age till he was five. Pastor George was raised primarily in the Tampa Bay area. He graduated in the first graduating class of Bloomingdale High in 1989. In 1992 he graduated from I.T.T. Tech with a bachelor degree in Electronics Engineering. Pastor George received his Master of Arts in Christian Studies from Luther Rice University, in May, 2006.

In September 1991, Pastor George surrendered his heart to Jesus Christ. He immediately plugged into the youth program at Palma Ceia Baptist and began to invest in the lives of teenagers. From 1994 to 1996 he lived in Fort Lauderdale and served at Coral Baptist Church as a youth leader. In 1999 Pastor George accepted the call to full time ministry while attending Davis Island Baptist in Tampa, FL. From August of 2001 to August of 2004 he served as youth pastor, children's pastor, and associate pastor at Peninsular Christian Church in Tampa, FL. From June 2006 to August 2008 he served as the student pastor at First Baptist Church of Bushnell.

In May 2010 God called Pastor George and his family to plant a church in the South Tampa area. Since then God has given birth to Stone Wall Baptist, the newest church plant in South Tampa. Pastor George, his family, and handful have been faithfully serving God and God has been adding to their numbers. 

Pastor George is happily married to Darla who was born August 9, 1971 in Tampa, Fl and they have four beautiful girls. Kayla was born on December 14, 1995 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, Alexis was born on February 28, 1998 in Tampa, Fl, Juliana was born on July 24, 2002 Tampa, FL and Hailey was born on March 1, 2004 in Tampa, FL. George, Darla, and children are currently living in Tampa, FL.

Here are some fun facts about Pastor George: He loves food especially his wife's Lasagna. He loves his mother-in-law's mac and cheese but nothing beats mom's home cooking. (Good old Ecuadorian style) His favorite sport is football: his two teams are FSU and the Bucs. He has recently discovered that the only way to vacation is by taking cruises. When he has spare time he likes to spend it with family. Pastor George loves all kinds of contemporary Christian music like: Toby Mac, Newsboys, and Lecrae to just name a few.

Life verse: "But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."  Isaiah 40:31

 

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