Rev. Dr. Alvarez brings over 25 years of pastoral experience. He has served in various roles in the local church including Youth and Young Adult Pastor in East Harlem, NYC and more recently as former Lead Pastor of Park Slope Christian Tabernacle (PSCT) in Brooklyn NY. During his time at PSCT, he led and grew the congregation into a transformative, multi-ethnic church with a strong heart for community, outreach and celebrating life in Jesus. He has a love for theological education and has been an Instructor and Adjunct Professor at various theological schools.
As an Executive Member of the Latino Leadership Circle, Luis enjoys hosting podcast series dedicated to church and society. Luis holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Hunter College, City University of NY, a Master of Divinity, and a Doctor of Ministry from New York Theological Seminary. He lives with his wife Alicia and daughter Bella in Riverdale, NY where they enjoy “geeking out” in Star Wars Fandom and the MCU. An avid hiker and nature lover, Luis is often hiking the parks of Riverdale and neighboring communities. Luis looks forward to contributing to the work of The Passion Center.