Angel Daniel Santiago-Vendrell
Associate Professor of World Christianity and Witness, Baylor University- George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Field(s) of Study: Church History and Missiology
Angel Santiago-Vendrell was born and raised in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. He holds a BA from Lee College in theology, a Master of Divinity from the Church of God School of Theology, a Master of Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary in Ecumenics and History of Religions and earned his Th.D. from Boston University in World Christianity and Mission Studies. He is currently an associate professor at Asbury Theological Seminary, Orlando, Florida
Before serving the United Methodist Church as a local pastor for three years in the New England Conference, Santiago-Vendrell was an evangelist and assistant pastor of Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal in Caguas, Puerto Rico for nine years. He is also the founder of LUPUMF, an after school program for underprivileged kids in Lynn, MA.
Santiago-Vendrell is the author of Contextual Theology and Revolutionary Transformation in Latin America: The Missiology of M. Richard Shaull (Pickwick Publications, 2010) and has published articles in professional academic journals such as the International Review of Mission, Apuntes: Theological Reflections from the Hispanic Margins, Studies in World Christianity, Mission Studies, The Journal of Pentecostal Theology, and Feminist Theology.
Dr. Santiago-Vendrell and his wife, Rev. Dr. Mi Soon Im, have two sons.