Abelardo Corona

First Baptist Church Florence,
Lead Church Planter
First Baptist Church Florence
January 30
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About My Family

We are a family of five. We have been serving God since 2004, which is when God called me to the ministry.

By God’s grace, He has allowed me to finish my theological studies, career and master’s degree in psychology, as well as get certified by the International Coach Federation. My wife is studying for her PhD in anthropology. My three children are in school. The oldest is 12, our daughter is 9 and our youngest is 4.

In addition to serving Christ, we like to play and go for walks as a family.

About My Church Plant

God called me to care for His sheep. It pains me a lot to read the prophet Ezekiel 34:2-5: “Thus says the Lord God: Woe to the shepherds of Israel, who feed themselves! … You eat the fat, and clothe yourselves with wool; You slaughter the fatlings, but you do not feed the flocks. The weak you have not strengthened, nor have you healed those who were sick, nor bound up the broken, nor brought back what was driven away, nor sought what was lost; but with force and cruelty you have ruled them. So they were scattered because there was no shepherd; and they became food for all the beasts of the field when they were scattered.”

This is my guide to remember what to do and what to avoid.

NAMB Church Planting

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Pray God will protect me along with my family. Pray God will open doors for our ministry. Pray God will supply everything. Pray we may be an instrument in His hands.


I invite you in the name of Christ to be part of what God is doing with us in Florence, Ore.
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