Luis Tapia Rubio, MDiv
Director of Practical Leadership Training
Luis joined AMBS in 2022 as half-time Director of Practical Leadership Training.
In this new role, Tapia Rubio is overseeing the development and implementation of Practical Leadership Training, a series of learning modules that will help church leaders, lay leaders and seminary students strengthen their skills in administrative leadership and contextual engagement in congregations and other settings. The modules will serve pastors and leaders seeking continuing education in these topic areas; current AMBS students; and participants in the seminary’s Transition to Leadership and Ministry Integrity Circles programs.
Tapia Rubio is currently a PhD student in Theology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He also teaches theology in the SeBAH program (Hispanic Anabaptist Biblical Seminary) and is a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism at Goshen (Indiana) College. He graduated from AMBS in May 2021 with a Master of Divinity with a major in Theological Studies: History, Theology and Ethics. He also was selected to receive an Award for Excellence in Theological Studies from the seminary’s History, Theology and Ethics Department.
Prior to studying at AMBS, Tapia Rubio was involved in pastoral ministry in Chile and Ecuador and was connected to theological education in both countries. Tapia Rubio works remotely from his home in Portland, Oregon.