School of Religion
For the last eleven years Dr. Carlos G. Martin served as professor of World Missions and Evangelism at the School of Religion. Before coming to Southern Adventist University, he served as a missionary for eight years in Asia. After his graduation for college in 1973, he served as a pastor for 20 years and as a professor for other 20 years.
While serving as a pastor for 20 years in the South American, Inter-American, and North American Divisions, Pastor Martin organized twelve churches and baptized 2,224 souls. He has offered classes, conducted training sessions, and/or conducted major evangelistic efforts in Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Tanzania, Thailand, Venezuela, Taiwan, and in many places of the United States. As his passion is missions and evangelism, since 2001 and a professor at Southern he has involved more than 600 students in evangelistic projects, most of them abroad, who led more than 18,000 to baptism (he will try to recruit YOU! No experience required...).
He authored an Adult Sabbath School quarterly on the book of entitled "Turning the World Upside Down" (3rd quarter of 2000). He has published four books on missions and evangelism.
Dr. Martin was born in Uruguay but is an American citizen. He is married to Nolly Kalbermatter, who is working as a teacher in Georgia. They have two married children and three grandchildren. Christian is an ordained pastor serving in Oregon and Melissa is serving as a school counselor in Florida. Both are former SMs and Southern graduates. He enjoys preaching, reading, and backpacking with his wife. He runs two marathons (26.2 miles) every year.
Education and Degrees
BA in Theology -- River Plate Adventist College, Argentina (1973)
MA in Religion -- Andrews University (1982)
M.Div. (1988) --- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Texas.
Ph.D. in Missions (1992) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Texas.
Ordained as a minister in Costa Rica, 1979