Rev. Edgardo M. Caraballo
Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico
From a young age Rev. Edgardo M. Caraballo had different positions in his church as youth ministry president, counselor, deacon, president of the evangelism ministry and Bible school teacher, process in which the Lord called him to be a pastor. He stood out in the Union of Young Baptists of Puerto Rico, occupying various positions and on the Board of Directors of the Baptist Churches of Puerto Rico. Represented the region of Puerto Rico in the Hispanic Baptist National Caucus, ABCUSA.
In January 2003, he was assigned to lead the Almácigo Baptist Mission in Yauco, PR. In 2007 he was endorsed as a pastor by the Baptist Churches of PR. For three years he was a member of the associate pastoral ministry of the First Carolina Baptist Church, he was working in the areas of chaplaincy, new members and youth ministry. In 2012 he was called as the General Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Canóvanas and administrator of the Baptist Academy Sotera Sánchez. It was in this church that he was ordained to the Holy Ministry. He is currently the Executive Minister of the Baptist Churches of Puerto Rico.
Edgardo has an Associate Degree (magna cum laude) in Physical Therapy from the University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus. In addition, he has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management, graduating cum laude, and also he has a Master's Degree in Divinity from the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico.
He is married to Lilybeth Rodriguez with whom he had two children, Karina Nicole and Edgardo Manuel.