Th.D. Boston University School of Theology.
Th.M. Princeton Theological Seminary.
M.Div. Pentecostal Theological Seminary.
B.A. Lee University.
Before serving the United Methodist Church as a local pastor for three
years in the New England Conference, Santiago-Vendrell was an evangelist and
assistant pastor of Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal in Caguas, Puerto Rico for nine
years. He is also the founder of LUPUMF, an after school program for
underprivileged kids in Lynn, MA. Santiago-Vendrell is the author of
Contextual Theology and Revolutionary Transformation in Latin America: The
Missiology of M. Richard Shaull (Pickwick Publications, 2010) and has published
articles in professional academic journals such as the International Review of
Mission, Apuntes: Theological Reflections from the Hispanic Margins, Studies in
World Christianity, Mission Studies, The Journal of Pentecostal Theology, and
Feminist Theology. Dr. Santiago-Vendrell and his wife, Rev. Dr. Mi Soon Im,
have one son, Daniel Im Santiago.