R.E.D. 4 Christ Ministries Leadership
R.E.D. 4 Christ Ministries is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Nate Ortiz planted R.E.D. 4 Christ Ministries on April 8, 2008. Prior to that, he served as Associate Pastor of Christ International Church in Cleveland, OH.
The attributes that best describe Pastor Nate are strong preaching, leadership development and prophetic intercession. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like R.E.D. 4 Christ Ministries where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Pastor Nate takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending the first hours of his day focused on Bible study.
He graduated from Phoenix First Pastors College in 2002 with an Associates degree in Ministerial Arts.
Pastor Nate has been happily married for 26 years to his wife, Briseida Ortiz. They have 3 Children: Vashti, Xaris and Micah.
Brisy Ortiz was appointed to serve as R.E.D. 4 Christ Ministries's associate Pastor April 8, 2008. Prior to that, she served, along side her husband at Christ International Church in Cleveland, OH.
The attributes that best describe Brisy as a pastor are strong pastoral care, leadership development and counseling. She has expressed a desire to lead a church like R.E.D. 4 Christ Ministries where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Brisy takes worship and teaching very seriously, spending the first hours of her day focused on Bible study.
She graduated from Phoenix First Pastors College in 2002 with an Associates degree in Ministerial Arts. Brisy has also trained in the prophetic arts with the Prophetic School of Ministry.
Brisy has been happily married for 25 years to her husband Nate Ortiz. They have 3 Children: Vashti, Xaris and Micah.
Brisy published a book titled Out of Hiding, an inspirational testimony of deliverance from depresssion in 2018, This book is now available as an E-Book. You can learn more about Briseida Oritz's ministry and find the book link here (Click the image to learn more).
This is an inspirational e-book about what I learned in the valley of depression & how I overcame. I share 4 Keys that helped me discover the source of my pain ansd set me on a path towards freedom. Included is a printable 4-page journal with prompts to help you dialog with God about your pain.
What People are saying about Out of Hiding
"I finished reading Out of Hiding with a huge smile on my face. It’s such a delightful read…Her story unfolds with passion and authenticity. You will want to cozy up with your favorite hot beverage, a throw, and keep the tissues handy. Brisy is a natural communicator and teacher…My guess is you will not be able to put this book down." -Forward by J. Pleasant
"I cried the whole book, I read it in 2hrs at work" -J.Caraballo
"I read the whole book, and it's a blessing I'm truly glad I bought it cause now I know I don't have to be ashamed and I can be transparent with God and know that he can turn my life around if I do so, Big thank you for writing this book and looking forward to the next one."- M.Valentin
Click here to download your copy today!
Assistant to the Pastors
Selene has been a faithful member of RED 4 Christ since its conception. Selene is a Certified Teacher by trade and loves children. You will see her friendly face almost at all the church events because she loves to serve and join in on all the fun!
The attributes that best describe Selene are Servant Leadership, Strong in intercession (prayer ministry) and teaching. Selene not only leads our Housekeeping Crew but she serves in the Treasury Dept. as well as on the Intercession Team. She has been a great support to various Ministries and to the Pastors of the church.
Selene has completed Discipleship studies with Laborer's Academy at RED 4 Christ Ministries. She is also a graduate of The Prophetic School of Ministry.
Selene is the mother of 3 girls: Tatiana, Lindsey and Elianna.
Abraham & Eileen Caraballo
Spanish Ministry Facilitators
Abraham & Eileen have been faithful members of RED 4 Christ Ministries for about 10 years. Together they facilitate the Spanish Ministry that meets on Sunday mornings with passion and excellence.
Abraham is a faithful believer who loves the Lord with a testimony of God's Salvation power and providence that has blessed many. Abraham has been known to serve in several ministries because he loves to serve and encourage others.
The attributes that best describe Abraham are strong in exhortation, preaching and encouragement. Abraham has completed Discipleship studies in Laborer's Academy at RED 4 Christ Ministries. He leads the Motor Cycle Ministry with Passion and a heart to see people come to know Jesus as Lord.
Eileen is also a certified Educator and loves the Lord with passion and joy. She not only leads the Spanish Ministry, she preaches and teaches and leads Samach Macowl, a Praise Dance Team with a desire to see the captives set free. The attributes that best describe Eileen are teacher, discernment, and exhortation.
Eileen has completed Discipleship studies in Laborer's Academy at RED 4 Christ as well as Training in Strategic Prayer Warfare with Christian Harvest International Ministry.
Abraham & Eileen have a son named Jedi.
Joshua accepted the invitation to lead RED 4 Christ Ministries in 2012.
The attributes that best describe Minister Josh is a servant leadership spirit, creative in the Arts such as music, photography and producing videos. He has expressed a desire to produce his own music and glorify God with all of his talents.
Joshua also ministers alongside his beautiful wife Miraida, who is on the youth group's leadership team. They have been married since July of 2019.
Crystal Ortiz is a woman of joy! A teacher by profession Crystal has a natural ability to communicate well with others. When she speaks and teaches she captivates hearts. She has been a member of RED 4 Christ Ministries for over 13 years.
The attributes that best describe Crystal is Servant Leader. She is also very compassionate, giving, and easy to talk to. Crystal is also a prayer warrior. She has served in community outreaches and been a great support to the pastors and other leaders in the church. We are happy to have her lead the Treasury Department.
Intercessory Prayer Team Leader
Vanessa and her son Dario have been faithful members of RED 4 Christ Ministries for about 10 years. Her growth in the Lord and dedication to Him is inspiring to many. She loves to pray and has trained in Strategic Prayer Warfare with the Christian Harvest International Ministry, Living Stones Community Church and The Prophetic School of Ministry. Vanessa has also completed Discipleship studies in Laborer's Acadamy with RED 4 Christ. She is a Trained Prayer Warrior!
The attributes that best describe Vanessa are strong in exhortation, wisdom in practical and godly living and compassion.
She continues to expand her learning and serves at RED with joy and passion. She is usually found at the Altar dancing with flags and mantles on Sundays with the Praise Dance Team and is part of the Church's Business planning team alongside the pastors.