David Villarreal

Minister of Missions & Spanish Language Minister

Ministerial Staff

David has been the pastor of the Hispanic Ministry at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church since September 2015 and the Minister of Missions since 2017. His passion is to teach people to lead a Jesus-shaped life and to see Him known around the world. Before coming to Waco, David served as the Director of Hispanic Ministry for the International Evangelism Association. He has also served as a missionary and associate pastor in Spain for 4 years.

David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas and a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
David has been married to Ruth Calero since 2009, and they have one son and two daughters, Lucas (2011), Elisa (2013), and Joanna (2017).