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Mario Barahona, M.A.


As President of Angelus Bible Institute, Mario Barahona oversees a rapidly-expanding network of 19 United States ABI branches, and 31 in Central and South America, including 20 in Argentina. Having taught at ABI since 1996, he was Dean of Students from 1994 to 2000 and then Academic Dean from 2000 to 2009. In addition to his work at ABI, Mario serves as the Senior Pastor at Angelus Temple Hispanic and has led numerous missions trips throughout Latin America. He is a superintendent in the Greater Los Angeles Foursquare District and has served on numerous denominational and district committees, including as the National Church Committee, the Multicultural Committee, the Bible Institute Committee, the Church Planting Committee and the Angelus Temple Building Committee. He and his wife, Adriana, have two school-age daughters.