Senior Pastor, Dr. Miguel Lopez


Dr. Miguel Lopez joined Duncanville First Baptist Church as our Senior Pastor in June, 2019. Dr. Lopez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and is 40 years old. His wife Melissa, who will turn 38 in May, is originally from Minnesota. She and Miguel will be married 15 years this June 19. They have 4 children: Emma (12), Ellie (9), Ethan (7), Eli (5).

Dr. Lopez’s educational background include a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico and a Master of Theology in Pastoral Leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary 2005. Then Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral and Executive Leadership from Denver Seminary, Denver CO 2018

Dr. Lopez has served as Youth Minister in his home church in Mexico; ministry intern at Stonebriar Church, Frisco, TX; and Pastor at The Heights Baptist Church in Spanish, Richardson, TX from 2007 to the present time.

While Dr. Lopez has been the Pastor at The Heights in Espanol, Melissa has been actively involved in the Children’s Ministry at The Heights Baptist Church.