LEADERSHIP

DR. AWILDA GONZÁLEZ BABB

Pastor Grace Latino

     Dr. González Babb ministerially concentrates on the teaching of the Word. She is a New Testament professor, pastor, author, and conference speaker. She is an excellent biblical exponent with a gift for balancing the profoundness of the Scriptures with its applicability to everyday life experiences. Her genuine prophetic preaching and pastoral heart are a blessing wherever she ministers.

 

     She has spoken at women’s conferences, biblical lectures, and workshops, as well as preached, in the United States, the Caribbean, and Central America. With 39 years of ministerial experience, in 2017 Dr. González was called by GFC to launch Grace Latino.

 

     Dr. González Babb is an ordained minister. She served as pastor for ten years at Iglesia Cristiana Nueva Vida (MA), American Baptist Churches. She is also ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), TX (2010).

     La doctora González Babb ministerialmente se concentra en la enseñanza de la Palabra. Es profesora de Nuevo Testamento, pastora, autora y conferencista. Es una excelente exponente bíblica con un gran don de balancear la profundidad de las Escrituras con su aplicabilidad a lo cotidiano de la vida. Su genuino don profético y corazón pastoral son de bendición dondequiera que expone.

 

     Ha presentado conferencias para mujeres, líderes y temáticas bíblicas, y ha predicado en el Caribe, Centro América y en diferentes estados de la nación. Con 39 años de experiencia ministerial, en el 2017 fue llamada por GFC para sentar las bases para lanzar Grace Latino.

 

     La doctora González Babb es ministro ordenado. Sirvió como pastora por diez años en la Iglesia Cristiana Nueva Vida (MA) de American Baptist Churches. Es también ministro ordenado de Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), TX (2010).

Education / Educación

Doctor of Theology, Boston University School of Theology, Biblical and Historical Studies, Major in New Testament, specializing in Pauline Letters, Minor in Hebrew Bible, MA, 2003.

Master of Divinity (Magna Cum Laude), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA, 1996.

Master in Christian Education (Suma Cum Laude), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA, 1994.

Teaching Experience / Experiencia Académica

She has taught courses at well-known seminaries in USA such as: 

Ha enseñado cursos en seminarios reconocidos en USA tales como:

Fuller Theological Seminary, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, The Hispanic Summer Program, Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education-Advance Latino Theological Studies (IL).

Family / Familia

She lives in Texas with her husband Paul Babb. She has two sons, Manuel Alejandro y Jonathan, a daughter in law, María, and four grandchildren.

Reside en Texas junto a su esposo Paul Babb. Tiene dos hijos, Manuel Alejandro y Jonathan, su nuera María y cuatro nietos.

Publications / Publicaciones

Lo Que Dios No Sabía, Second Edition, Insight Books, 2018.

Does God Know?, Insight Books, 2016.

Sermons (4), Working Preacher.org, Luther Seminary, June 2016.

“Latino/Latina Criticism” (Dictionary Entry, 4 pages) in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship, Revised Edition, Dr. Joel B. Green, general editor, InterVarsity Press, 2013.

Lo Que Dios No Sabía, Xulon Press, 2013.

Filipenses, Colosenses, 1 y 2 Tesalonicenses, y Filemón, Conozca su Biblia, Justo L. González, editor, Augsburg Fortress, 2009.

“Biblical Equality and United States Latino Churches” (Book chapter) in Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Ministering Together in the Church, A. Besacon Spencer, William D. Spencer and M. Haddad, editors, WIPF and Stock Publishers, 2008.

Forthcoming Publication/ Próxima Publicación

Colossians” in Latina/o Commentary on the New Testament, One Volume Commentary, Fortress Press.

Publications / Publicaciones

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