Luis Mendez has served as a counseling pastor for more than a decade. He was the Director of the Hispanic Ministry at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minnesota until recently joining the leadership of Iglesia Bautista Internacional (IBI) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where he serves as the Pastor for Counseling.
Luis is a member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and also a Certified Life Coach with the American Association of Christian Counselors and works part-time with various organizations and individuals, including Hispanic players of different professional baseball organizations in the United States, among others.
He is currently pursuing a MABC at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Luis and Vilma married in 1988 and have three children.