Francis A. Bartarsé G.

Francis A. Batarsé G.

Pastor Francis A. Batarsé is the founder of the Cristo Centro Church in San Salvador. He completed his studiesat the Central American Theological Seminary (SETECA) and the Evangelical University of El Salvador (UEES). For more than 26 years he has pastored the same congregation, married for 28 years, and the father of two children (a daughter and a son). For many years and for different periods, he has been the director of the Evangelical Alliance of El Salvador (A.E.), has participated in the Assembly of the World Evangelical Alliance, WEA (2008), and the Lausanne Congress in Cape Town, South Africa (2010). For 18 years he has been the national director of the Central American Relief Project (CARP) in alliance with El Shaddai Congregation, Frederick, Maryland. He is a disciple of the Apostle Norman Parish of Guatemala in the area of deliverance and spiritual warfare. He has expanded his ministry to the west of the country with at least six congregations in the areas of Sonsonate, Chalchuapa and Santa Ana.