Drs. Claudio and Pamela Consuegra are the Family Ministry Directors for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Claudio was born in Colombia, South America, while Pamela grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.
Claudio has served as pastor in various conferences throughout the United States. He has also been a law-enforcement, hospital, and hospice chaplain, a marriage and family counselor, and conference department director and administrator. Claudio holds a BA in Theology, MS in Counseling Psychology, and a DMin in Family Ministries. He is an adjunct professor of Family Ministries at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University.
Pamela has a background in Adventist education, having served as a teacher, academy principal, and Superintendent of Schools. Pamela holds a BS in Elementary Education, MS in Curriculum and Instruction, and a PhD in Leadership. She is an adjunct professor of Family Ministries at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University.
Claudio and Pamela have a rich background in the area of family ministries having worked as a husband/wife team in numerous conferences, hosting a radio program for LifeTalk, a parenting show, “Help! I’m A Parent,” and “A Word for Your Family,” for Hope Channel and Loma Linda Broadcasting Network. They have authored numerous books, among them the three-part series, “Help! I’m a Parent,” “Grandparenting: Giving your Grandchildren a GRAND View of God,” “Making Jesus My Best Friend,” “Welcome to the Family,” “Family Faith,” and the Sabbath School Adult Study Guide for the spring of 2019 entitled, “Family Seasons,” as well as the companion book by the same name. In addition, they have published numerous journal articles.
They have two daughters: Diana, an English teacher, married to Andrew, a Navy aircraft technician, and Hadassah, a Colorectal General Surgeon, married to Greggory, a Speech and Language Pathologist.
Claudio and Pamela are passionate about building strong, healthy marriages and families for God’s Kingdom.