Pre-Assembly Youth Conference – Some participants: Martin Ignacio Diaz Velasquez

Martin Ignacio Diaz Velasquez from San Salvador, El Salvador , represent the Salvadoran Lutheran Church.

What do you wish for in Germany 2010?

I hope that the global communion of our Church at this meeting can strengthen us as young and have a good vision for the future of our church from the experience he had in the assembly.

What are your responsibilities at the Church?

My role in the Church is basically the communications of the youth council, in addition to represent the church in various ecumenical and political spaces, including the representation of the youth of the church in the government.  In the secular spaces of an organization of young artists, called JAC (Youth in favor of Contemporary Arts), because I  write poetry and paint.

What other things do you like to do (sports, hobbies, etc.)?

I like writing poetry and painting, I love art and culture in general,
this year won the second prize honors at the national youth poetry.

What is your favorite verse in the bible?

Romans, 12 1-2 : “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will”.


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