Puerto Rico's Most Prominent Denominational Leader Joins America's Preeminent Hispanic Faith Organization
(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, announced today the addition of Rev. Dr. William Hernandez to the National Board of Directors. Hernandez serves as the overseeing bishop of the Church of God Pentecostal International Movement denomination, Puerto Rico's largest Evangelical denomination. "Rev. William Hernandez stands at the stern of the Evangelical experience in Puerto Rico. His commitment to Christ, biblical values and righteousness enable him to address the Pentecostal community from a prophetic and missional platform," declared Dr. Gilbert Velez, NHCLC Board Chair. Dr. William Hernandez oversees the largest denomination in the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico where close to 600 churches saturate the island with the leadership mantle of the Pentecostal and Charismatic experience in the Caribbean island. Hernandez worked as a pharmaceutical executive prior to his pastoral and denominational leadership role. Hernandez oversees a denomination that includes its own television and radio network. "We welcome Rev. William Hernandez to our team. His leadership acumen will engage the next generation of Pentecostal leadership as he leads a reformation that reconciles holiness with justice, revival with relevancy, the prophetic with the practical," stated Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Conference President. Hernandez will represent the churches of his denomination on the National Board. The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference serves 25,434 churches by providing leadership, networking, partnerships, fellowship and advocacy platforms to the Seven Directives of Life, Family, Great Commission, Stewardship, Education, Youth and Justice.