Dr. Iosmar Alvarez, a native from Cuba, came to the United States in 2001. God began to work in his life in supernatural ways as he began to serve as a local pastor in the Kentucky Conference in 2002.
A veterinarian doctor of profession, Iosmar is now passionately serving God by planting worshiping congregations and making disciples. In the last 10 years he has planted several Hispanic Churches for God’s Kingdom.
Iosmar’s educational theological journey began when he graduated from Garret Theological Seminary, with the Course Studies Program in 2010. In December 2011, he finished his Masters in Divinity from United Theological Seminary, Dayton Ohio. In addition, he earned another Masters degree in Christian Leadership in 2012 from Lindsey Wilson Collage and won the Harry Denman Evangelism Award in 2013.
Dr Alvarez is a prolific author on leadership development and church growth with 5 books written in those subjects and also the Founder & C.E.O of Disciple 21 Church Planting Network. Disciple 21 is A National Multicultural Network with the goal of planting 2500 churches during the next 10 years by 2028. In addition, Iosmar is a certified coach for SLI & Path1 who are national UMC recognized agencies for church planting, development and transformation.
Pastor Alvarez graduated from his Doctoral Ministry degree at Asbury Theological Seminary on May 20 2017, becoming a keynote speaker for national recognized networks such as New Room and Fresh Expression USA and an active board member of GO International. Currently, Iosmar serves as Senior Pastor for Fuente De Avivamiento/Spring of Revival with 400+ members and 100 home churches.
Dr Alvarez has the honor to train leaders nationwide on how to plant churches and develop church’s cultures and processes to make disciples. He pastors these wonderful churches along with his wife Zulayne Alvarez, who supports and helps him in carrying the vision to the future generations.