Pastor Eleazar Rodriguez, Jr.
In 1980, he became a minister with the General Council of the Assemblies of God. He has served as an associate pastor and youth pastor. In 1988, he was elected to serve as the Youth Director for the Gulf Latin American District (GLAD) Council of the Assemblies of God, which covered four states: Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas.
In 1993, he resigned as Youth Director to become the pastor of Upper Room Assembly (Templo Aposento Alto) in Houston, Texas, where he is presently pastoring.
JR has served on staff of the Association of Evangelism of GLAD, as General Presbyter and as an Executive Presbyter. In 2010, he was elected Superintendent of the Texas Louisiana Hispanic District of the Assemblies of God, a newly formed district that is made up of over 200 pastors and ministers and 110 churches covering East Texas and the entire state of Louisiana.
JR wrote his first book entitled “Violent Generation” (Spanish/English), published by Creation House.