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Pastor Francisco Collio is Chilean. He was a member of the Iglesia Bautista de la Pintana for 25 years and studied at the Word of Life Biblical Institute in Argentina. On December 14, 2003 he was ordained as Pastor by his church.

On March 29, 2003, he married Lisa Alford, daughter of missionary parents of Word of Life. Pastor Francisco and his wife Lisa have two children, Amy and Nathan.

Pastor Francisco served at the First Baptist Church in Elkhart, Indiana, for 9 years. He the last 4 years as the Pastor of the Hispanic ministry.

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