Churches Essential to Relief Efforts in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Says NHCLC, Convoy of Hope

Churches are an essential part of the recovery process for Puerto Rico and Mexico, say representatives from the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and Convoy of Hope regarding reconstruction efforts in the two countries following this month's earthquakes and Hurricane Maria. On a teleconference held Wednesday afternoon, NHCLC President, the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, spoke about the launch of a charity effort called "Puerto Rico and Mexico Rise Up," which seeks ...
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4,000 Churches Devastated in Puerto Rico and Mexico: How Your Church Can Help

Hurricane Maria damaged or destroyed approximately 3,000 churches in Puerto Rico and earthquakes did the same for another 1,000 in Mexico. That's the latest from the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) which oversees 40,000 affiliate churches in the U.S. and connects with other Latino churches around the world. Rev. Tony Suarez, NHCLC executive vice president, says it's a huge loss for thousands of congregations, amidst all the struggles on the U.S ...
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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Issues Statement Praising Release of Los Angeles’ Pastor Noe Carias

“And yet, while we are grateful, we should never have gone through such a heart wrenching process in the first place. We should be deporting pushers, not pastors. Noe’s story is a powerful reminder of just how desperate our nation is for comprehensive immigration reform.” —Rev. Samuel Rodriguez SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Rev. Dr. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, issues the following statement praising the release ...
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National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference Appoints Juan Rivera As New Executive Director of Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition

Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition (HILC) also names Bishop Robert Stearns as Chairman SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Juan Rivera, a well-known pastor from Youngstown OH, as the executive director of the Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition (HILC). HILC is the pro-Israel arm of the NHCLC, The Hispanic Evangelical Association and CONELA. “Rev. Rivera’s commitment to Israel is extraordinary ...
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NHCLC Takes Lead in White House and With Congress Protecting DACA Children and Advancing Non Amnesty Immigration Reform

NHCLC Takes Lead in White House and With Congress Protecting DACA Children and Advancing Non Amnesty Immigration Reform http://www.christianpost.com/news/rev-samuel-rodriguez-says-latino-church-will-save-american-christianity-interview-199211/ http://www.gospelherald.com/articles/71393/20170918/dreamers-sue-trump-administration-over-daca-decision-christian-leaders-react.htm https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/amnesty-don-trump-tests-the-faith-of-supporters-with-talk-of-immigration-deal/2017/09/14/8d8cec42-9961-11e7-82e4-f1076f6d6152_story.html?utm_term=.0cadbd83c5bb https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/09/05/reprehensible-unconscionable-christian-leaders-react-to-trumps-decision-to-overturn-daca/ http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/september/trump-ends-daca-dreamers-despite-evangelical-advisers.html https://www.charismanews.com/politics/issues/67146-samuel-rodriguez-calls-for-60-day-campaign-to-put-unrelenting-pressure-on-congress-for-dreamers http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2017/september/did-evangelical-white-house-access-help-dreamers https://www.facebook.com/pastortonysuarez/posts/1532706656790286 http://nhclc.org/rev-samuel-rodriguez-reacts-to-dacadecision/ http://nhclc.org/rev-samuel-rodriguez-y-nhclc-responden-a-la-decision-de-la-daca/ ...
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Dr. Angel Nunez receives appointment as Strategic Partnerships Director of NHCLC

Breaking News from the Hispanic Church May, 2005 – Dr. Angel Nunez, Senior Pastor of The Bi-lingual Church of Baltimore, received appointment by the executive committee as Director of Strategic Partnerships. Dr. Nunez, author of "The Indian Speaks" and "How to Reach Your Vision" has successfully impacted the Latino Church in the USA and abroad. "We believe Dr. Nunez's passion for Hispanic Americans and his proximity to the Capital enable us ...
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Hispanic Church in America Mobilizes to Assist in Tsunami Aftermath

Breaking News from the Hispanic Church January 1, 2005 – Sacramento, CA -- The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference launched a National Effort to mobilize the Hispanic/Latino Church to assist in the Aftermath of the Tsunami that devastated Southeast Asia. In a statement Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Jr., President of The NHCLC stated: "We have never seen such devastation in our lifetime caused by a natural catastrophe. We, as the Hispanic Church ...
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Hispanic NAE Expresses Optimism Concerning Immigration Reform after White House Meeting with Secretary Napolitano…

Washington, D.C., Hispanic Christian Newswire) America's largest Hispanic Christian Organization, The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), The Hispanic National Association of Evangelicals, expressed gratitude and appreciation to President Barack Obama for his recent affirmation of a comprehensive immigration reform policy. This fall, the White House and Congress will work on a comprehensive immigration reform package with expectations of passage in early 2010. President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet ...
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Dr. Gilberto Velez, Policy Director for the NHCLC, recognized as one of America’s Top Pastors by the Assemblies of God

Breaking News from the Hispanic Church January, 2005 – Texas -- The Assemblies of God denomination recently recognized NHCLC policy director, Dr. Gilberto Velez as a leader in planting Hispanic churches. The following excerpt from the denomination's website was provided courtesy of the Assemblies of God. Church Planting Among the Hispanics Leading the way in ethnic-church planting has been the Hispanic churches. Iglesia Cristiana Misericordia, a church that began in 1994, ...
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Latino Christian Leaders to Discuss President’s Social Security Proposal

Breaking News from the Hispanic Church February, 2005 – Orlando, Florida -- Latino Christian Leaders will meet in Orlando, Florida on March 8th to discuss the President's Social Security Reform Proposal. "The President recently discussed the effects of his proposal on minority communities. Hispanics share with the Afro-American Community a dramatic disparity as it pertains to retirement and savings accounts. This proposal will effect our communities in an unprecedented manner. We ...
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Hispanic Christian Leaders Applaud the Confirmation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

Breaking News from the Hispanic Church February, 2005 – The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference is proud to have Alberto Gonzales as the Lead Law Enforcement Officer in our Nation. We believe that his proven leadership and ability to create collaborative strategies to solve very difficult issues will make him one of our nations best AG ever. Our prayers are with him and his department ...
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Evangelicals go for the green

By: MSNBC.com and The Washington Post Breaking News from the Hispanic Church Courtesy of MSNBC.com and The Washington Post February 6, 2005 – Seattle, WA -- Thanks to the Rev. Leroy Hedman, the parishioners at Georgetown Gospel Chapel take their baptismal waters cold. The preacher has unplugged the electricity-guzzling heater in the immersion baptism tank behind his pulpit. He has also installed energy-saving fluorescent light bulbs throughout the church and has ...
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