Michael A. Ortiz

Associate Professor World Missions and Intercultural Studies, Director of DTS en Español JD, Southern Methodist University, 1988; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2008; PhD, Seminario Teológico Centroamericano (SETECA), 2015. Dr. Ortiz moved to Dallas from Sarasota, Florida with his wife, Kathy, in November 2015, but they are not strangers to Dallas as they lived here while he was getting his ThM from DTS in 2008. They have two children: Michael and Alyssa. He and Kathy have been married for over 30 years and now attend Northwest Bible Church. He is Cuban American with a passion for theological education in the Hispanic Community. He has had extensive ministry in Cuba related to leadership development and contextualization within the Cuban setting. He is also a practicing attorney and enjoys cycling, fishing, and photography.

Stories
Apr 5, 2018
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Meet Dr. Michael Ortiz, Director of DTS en Español Right now, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. However, Hispanic biblical training programs continue to be scarce. Take a moment to hear how the Lord called...
Ministry
Oct 3, 2017
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Ministering to Hispanics in the Church - Classic In this classic conversation, Darrell Bock, Miguel Lopez, Ivan Leon, and Michael Ortiz discuss Hispanics in the church, focusing on how the church can better minister to Hispanics
Diversity
Mar 21, 2017
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Ministering to Hispanics in the Church Description: In this episode, Darrell Bock, Miguel Lopez, Ivan Leon, and Michael Ortiz discuss Hispanics in the church, focusing on how the church can better minister to Hispanics
Spiritual Life
Feb 1, 2017
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Student Perspectives On The DTS Community Drs. Darrell Bock, Rodney Orr, and Michael Ortiz, members of the faculty at DTS, talk with students walking through the seminary experience from an international perspective.
Bible
Nov 29, 2016
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Connecting with Carlos Dr. Michael Ortiz, Director of DTS en Español, affirms we all have something significant to say to others, but we cannot unless we enter their setting, dialogue, and excite...