Foreign Missions

El Salvador

Pedro Batres is a native of El Salvador and a graduate of the Sunset School of Preaching in Lubbock, TX.
He and his wife, Mireya, who holds a degree in social service and is from Nicaragua, worked in Nicaragua from 1971 to 1985, in Guatemala from 1985 to 2000, when they moved to Nicaragua.  Pedro has helped establish congregations and strengthen churches throughout Central American and the US.  He currently works with the Nueva Libia congregation in Managua, teaches at the Nicaraguan Bible Institute that he helped found in 1975, and has a live radio program on Sunday mornings at 7 AM CST that can be heard on the internet at



Henry Gutierrez has preached for the congregation in Juigalpa, Nicaragua (about 70 miles east of Managua) since 1989.
He is a graduate of the Nicaraguan Bible Institute in Managua. In addition to his many ministerial duties, he teaches at the Nicaraguan Bible Institute in Managua, and has a live radio program at 7 AM CST on Sunday mornings that can be heard . He and his wife, Rosa, have been married since 1991 and have three daughters, Eunice, Aurisol & Kimberly.



Gene and Janice Luna have served as missionaries in Guatemala since 1975.
They have moved to the States where Gene is concentrating on writing Spanish-language extension classes and other works for the Western Bible Institute (WBI), established in 1993 to prepare Guatemalan men to preach and assume leadership roles in local churches. Falls Church has contributed to their support since 1998. In addition to WBI materials, Gene has compiled a topical Bible concordance in Spanish, and edits and updates a Spanish-language song book.

Western Bible Institute and Instituto Biblico de Occidente


Worship in Spanish: 8:45 a.m.
Bible Classes: 10 a.m.
(In-person and via Zoom)

Worship in English: 11 a.m.
(In-person and streaming live on YouTube)

Evening Assembly: 6 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month
(In-person only)

Bible Classes: 7:15 p.m. (In-person and via Zoom)
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