Marvin Lorenzana is the new president of Eastern Mennonite Mission. He has been a coach for church leaders developing a culture of intentional disciple-making within the local congregation. He challenges leaders and churches to go back to the relational roots of the Great Commission. Born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, he responded to a call, in 1994, to become a missionary in the United States. He has a BS in management and organizational development from Eastern Mennonite University, an MDiv from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and a DMin from Asbury Theological Seminary where he was a Beeson scholar. He has served as a youth pastor, associate pastor, senior pastor, and church planter in New Orleans, LA; El Past TX; Miami FL; and more recently in Harrisonburg, VA. He is an ordained minister of LMC. He now lives in Lancaster, PA with his wife, Mariana. They have two children, Pablo (23) and Alexa (20).