I am Rafael Barrantes. I am an American citizen and native of Costa Rica. I am a Gospel preacher since 1984. I have been married to Kattia Barrantes for 34 years, and we have four children: Jeimy Pamela is a nurse at San Thomas Hospital in Tennessee. Isaac is married and a Freed Hardeman University graduate in missions, languages and graphic design. Tatiana Baily is married to an excellent Christian and American soldier. She graduated from Harding University and works for Delloitte Firm in Nashville. Christopher is graduated of Freed Hardeman University, majoring in Bible and business. I have established six congregations of the church of Christ in Panama, Costa Rica and the United States. I have directed two preaching schools, one in Panama and one in Costa Rica. I am a graduate of the University of Costa Rica in Languages; graduate from Pan-American Bible Institute of Panama, graduate from the Memphis School of Preaching in Tennessee. I earned a B.A from Southern Christian University and a Masters in New Testament from Freed Hardeman University. Currently, I am working on a Masters of Divinity at Freed Hardeman University.