José Portillo & Hispanic Leadership Initiative
Hispanic Leadership Initiative (HLI) was officially formed in January 2012 as a network of PCA churches, institutions, and individuals committed to raising up Hispanic leadership for Christ. HLI is committed to preparing Hispanic men and women for ministry in the PCA.
HLI’s vision is: a culturally-diverse, missionally-driven Presbyterian Church in America embracing Hispanic communities with the transformational power of the gospel of Jesus Christ for the advancement of His Kingdom. Their mission? By God’s grace and provision, through personal relationships and in active partnership with churches, institutions, and individuals, Hispanic Leadership Initiative will develop a pipeline of Hispanic leadership for Christ’s Church by: Identifying, Encouraging, Supporting, and Facilitating.
José has been married to Anna for six years, and together thay have four children. José is a bilingual, first-generation immigrant to the United States, has been ordained as a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church in America, and is planting Vive Charlotte Church in Charlotte, NC.