Juan Aragón is the Hispanic ministries’ strategist for the West Virginia Baptist Convention of the American Baptist Churches, USA.
Juan’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

I was born in Nicaragua and grew up in the town of San Marcos in the department of Carazo.

2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why?

Psalm 4:8.

I treasure this verse, as I helped my ailing grandfather to memorize it and prayed it with him for several months before he passed away.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“Life is Beautiful.”

It is a story of a father’s joy, passion for life, commitment and love for his wife and son; it is a story of hope.

4. Who are a few of the people you admire?

Ivania García Fernandez (my mother), Denise Aragón (my wife) and Marina Fernandez and Juanita Vasquez (my grandmothers).

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

I learned to juggle by myself after two weeks of challenging and persistence practice.

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