Samuel Rodriguez serves as Senior Pastor of New Season Christian Center in Sacramento, California. He is an Assemblies of God ordained minister since the age of 23. Rodriguez is the President/CEO of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference & CONELA, which seeks to bring the message of salvation and activism together through its “7 Directives” of life, family, compassionate evangelism, stewardship, justice, education and youth. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of some of America’s leading Evangelical organizations such as Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Empowered21 and Christian Today. NBC/Telemundo called him “America’s most influential Latino Evangelical leader.” Rodriguez resides in Sacramento, California with his wife of 24 years, Eva, and their three children.