Juan Valdes

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About Juan

juanJuan Valdes has a love for the Lord and a passion to reach both English and Spanish-speaking people with God’s message of redemption and biblical truths.   God has blessed Juan with exciting and motivating communication skills, which he enjoys using to encourage and equip believers to know, live and share what they believe.

Juan is the senior pastor of a Spanish-speaking congregation in Florida and has worked at a Christian school as both a chaplain and a teacher for more than 20 years.

Juan’s educational background includes graduate work at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and master’s degrees from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Logos Graduate School. He has a Doctor of Ministry in Apologetics  from Southern Evangelical Seminary.

As an educated and experienced teacher of apologetics, Juan has taught Bible and Introduction to Philosophy at the High School level, and Theology, Bible, and Apologetics at the seminary level, in both English and Spanish.

Juan’s passion for teaching biblical apologetics, and his ability to effectively communicate in both English and Spanish, makes him a much sought after speaker.  He speaks regularly in the greater Miami area, across the country and internationally, at pastor’s conferences, youth conferences, apologetics conferences, and church services and events.

Juan and his wife Daisy have been married 25 years and have two adult children Juan Elias and Jessica. Together they serve in various areas of ministry in Miami, Florida.

Juan’s Talks


Has UNESCO Got it Right About the Garden of Eden?  Part 1

Recently UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) named the “Garden of Eden” as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!  The Huffington Post Headlines read, “Biblical ‘Garden Of Eden’ Becomes World Heritage Site”, so it must be true!

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Head’s up parents!  Recently I saw a trailer for a movie that is being released September 30th called “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” This series has been very successful with a total of three books being published.  The first was released in 2012 and made it to the New …

Lucy Complete

One of the most “famous” of all the ape/human ancestors, “Lucy”! Is she a missing link?  What does the actual evidence support? The “star” of the show, ‘Lucy!’ A while back a friend of mine posted information that I use in my talk on human evolution on his Facebook page. …

Where Were You When… ?

As a nation, we’re coming up on a day that I hope we will never forget; September 11, 2001.  I cannot imagine anyone over the age of 21 that doesn’t remember where they were when they first heard the news that America was under attack.

Grand Canyon Packing List!

Thanks for thinking of joining us on this amazing trip, we can’t wait to be with you on the river. This is a general list of items you should consider bringing. A complete list for your trip will be included with your information packet. Required A government-issued photo ID is …

Independence Day 2016

In 1996 20th Century Fox released the film, “Independence Day” where an alien lifeforms bid to take over the earth was thwarted by humans who finally banded together to fight a common enemy.

The Case for God

Can Christianity be defended beyond a shadow of a doubt?  Depends on your worldview!  We have good arguments for you.