Amaury Antonio Santos serves as Church Strengthening Team Leader for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. He came to North Carolina in 2007 via Florida where he served for almost10 years, first as a pastor and church planter and then later as a language church planting missionary/strategist with the Florida Baptist Convention in partnership with the North American Mission Board. Prior to serving in Florida, Antonio pastored in the Dominican Republic, his native country.
Antonio has a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering. He also holds a master’s degree in Theological Studies from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., and he is finalizing his dissertation for a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. He is a regular speaker in different venues including churches and conferences nationally and internationally. He lives in North Carolina with his wife Stephanie and their three growing boys.