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Rev. Gus Reyes

Director

BGCT Christian Life Commission

Reyes has served with the BGCT since 2002, working as ethnic evangelism consultant, director of congregational relationships and most recently, director of affinity ministries and the Hispanic Education Initiative.

In recent years, Reyes has focused on issues related to education and immigration reform, testifying in Austin and Washington, D.C., on these efforts and working with bipartisan groups to improve the systems and create fair and appropriate responses.

Prior to joining the BGCT, he worked with LifeWay Christian Resources and Sprint Telecommunications and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He earned his bachelor of business administration and marketing degree from the University of Texas, a master of business administration degree at Angelo State University, and master of religious education and doctor of philosophy in foundations of education degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He and his wife, Leticia, are members of Iglesia Bautista High Pointe in Cedar Hill.

Sessions

Partnering with Faith Communities to Support Caregivers

Presented by Rabbi Richard Address, Rev. Gus Reyes, Alicia Georges EdD RN FAAN, Cheryl Matheis in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 9:10 AM on Thursday, October 11th.

Despite the crucial role that caregivers play in providing quality treatment for people living with advanced illness, they are often underserved. Hear from a panel of experts about the unique ability of faith communities, with their extensive networks and relationships, to provide respite and resources for caregivers.