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Alejandro Mandes


Dr. Alejandro Mandes is executive director of the EFCA All People Ministry. He and his wife, Julie, attend Northwest Community Church (EFCA) in San Antonio, Texas.

The World is Watching Us

Our historical response to pandemics and a call to Christians today

Reflections on MLK Day

Remembering and following the example of Martin Luther King Jr.

Are We Comfortable Being Uncomfortable?

Part 3 in a series on EFCA leaders’ recent visit to Montgomery, Alabama

Where Do We Go From Here?

Pursuing compassion and justice after the 2018 Theology Conference

An Open Letter to Those Who Are Struggling

Aiming for the kingdom of God through racial strife.

Being Part of the Solution

How GATEWAY equips all kinds of ministers for all kinds of churches.