Meet Our Pastoral Team



Pastor Hector Gomez, D. DIV.

Associate Spanish Pastor


He did studies in the Department of Education at New York University and in Theology at the Facultad Interamerican Faculty of Theological Studies, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received a Pastoral Ministry from the Spanish Reina Valera Seminary, Dallas, Texas. He received the following certificates: Church Plant from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Apologetic from Laurel University, Miami, FL., and Survey of Old Testament from Trinity Bible Institute. He is currently pursuing a Masters  in Theology degree from Atlantic Theological Seminary.

Pastor Gomez has been the Director of the Royal Palm Baptist Association of Spanish Churches. He is the Director and Professor of the Florida Baptist Theological Seminary, Lehigh Acres. His ministries have included Bible teaching and counseling. He has a passion for missions and oversees foreign missions.

Pastor Gomez and Marily have four daughters and one son: Idalia, Evelyn, Helen, Ivonne and Hector, Jr. Idalia Perez (Frank) lives in NY. Their daughter Gisselle lives in Lehigh with her three children, Evelyn Madrigal (Luis) lives in Lehigh. Helen Dao (Duy) lives in NJ. They have two sons and a daughter. Ivonne Poroj (Moises) lives in NJ. They have two children. Hector, Jr. (Amanda) lives in OH. They have three sons.


Pastor Paul Schwab

Associate Pastor


Pastor Schwab studied accounting and business at Columbus Business University and Kent State University. He has experience as general manager of a plastics company and comptroller of chemical plants. He earned BA in Ministry at Tusky Valley Bible Institute. He attended numerous trainings at Ridgecrest Training Center, Billy Graham School of Evangelism, and Jack Hyles Pastor’s School.

He has 25 years of pastoral ministry in Ohio. Other ministry experiences include state missions member in evangelism, associational evangelism director, Associational auditor, associational moderator, associational trustee, pastor/church relations committee, and mission pastor.

Pastor Paul and Paula have one daughter, Kim Scollon, and one son Michael Schwab. Kim and her husband Richard and their daughter and two sons live in South Carolina. Michael and his five daughters live in Ohio.