Fernando Tamara

Rev. Fernando Tamara is pastor of Hispanic Ministries at Orange County First Assembly. Tamara also serves as program director of Vanguard University’s Jesse Miranda Center for Hispanic Leadership, and is a professor at the Latin American Theological Seminary and the Latin American Bible Institute. He has hosted Bread for the World workshops, recruited pastors for anti-hunger advocacy, organized candidate meetings with Vote to End Hunger, and galvanized support for the Global Food Security Act. Tamara is an ordained minister. He holds a Master of Arts from Vanguard University of Southern California and a graduate certificate degree in community engagement from the University of Southern California. He is Assemblies of God.

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  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

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African at Heart

November 22, 2019


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