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ROBERTO ATIENZA

Pastor Roberto Atienza immigrated with his family to Southern California where he spent his formative years. Initially pursuing medicine (as many young immigrants are encouraged by their parents to do) he came to faith in Christ as a college freshmen and soon after felt the call to enter into the ministry. After his marriage to Heather, he and his wife relocated to the Twin Cities (MN) where Roberto graduated from the University of Northwestern, Saint Paul with a Bachelor of Science in Ministry and then subsequently with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies.

He was called to serve as the Music, Youth, and Young Adults Pastor of the Filipino American Christian Church in 2005, has served as their sole pastor since 2011, and was ordained to the Gospel ministry by Converge Worldwide in April, 2013. He has four kids—Dietrich, Tessiana, Juana, and Bastiaan—and is still very much enthralled by the extreme weather of Minnesota and the beautiful nuances of cross-cultural ministry.

"I am passionate for Christ and His people, the study and sharing of His Word, and look forward to the everlasting joy we will experience with Him in Eternity."

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January 11, 2018

The Rohingya, Yemen, Syria, North Korea, Jerusalem, Palestine ... Houston and Puerto Rico ... Montana, Idaho, and Northern California ... a lot has happened in 2017 :).

It's funny how you can go an entire year being so busy, and then for an instant you find yourself wit...

August 24, 2016

PROVERBS 31

A few years back, while giving a sermon on Proverbs 31, I wrote this poem to illustrate how the author writes Proverbs 31 as an acrostic; each line of the second half of Proverbs 31 begins with a different letter of the Hebrew alphabet. This is done poetical...

July 15, 2016

Family Camp 2016 was a tremendous blessing, and I continue to Praise God for all who attended and helped to make it such a success!

One of the wonderful things stemming from Family Camp 2016 are the follow-up questions and discussions that have arisen from the camp's "Q...

July 14, 2016

Praise God for allowing our church to have a new and updated website!  The newness of it all, however, is not without its costs :).  Sadly, we all at FACC must say goodbye to our old Blogger.com accounts (that's right ... remember Blogger.com?).

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