Jorge Montero Torres was born March 13, 1965, in the city of Yurimaguas, Loreto. He started his studies in the Industrial School of Yurimaguas and in the National School of Iquitos. He completed his studies in the Baptist Seminary of Iquitos in three years. He was then accepted to the Molina Seminary in Lima. He was ordained as a missionary in 1987 by the Pastor and Apostle Oscar Valles Guabloche. Since then, he has assumed the role of Director and leader of Missions in the Amazon which operates under the Iquitos-based church Remanente de Dios. He loves working with the ethnic communities of the Urarinas on the Chambira River and the mixed communities on the Marañon and Huallaga River.
Jorge is happily married to his wife Elvira. Together they have two children, a daughter, Grace, 23, and a son, Eliezar, 21. Jorge’s wife takes care of the home in Iquitos when he is out ministering in the jungle, working bivocationally as a pharmacist and pastor. She is also a pastor at Remanente de Dios in Iquitos. Grace is a very joyful and outgoing individual, and leads the Children’s Ministry in our organization. Eliezar is a smart and focused teen who enjoys working with computers and other electronics. Together the Montero family is committed to ministry and mold their lives around the church. The entire family participates in the Congreso and they all take their turn in joining Jorge in the mission field throughout the year.