Mexico Leadership Team
Miguel and Olivia Esquivel - Over-all Mexico Coordinators
Olivia was born in Jilotopec Ejido de Mexico and has lived in San Luis, Mexico most of her life. She was called by the Holy Spirit when she was just 12 years old and was baptized in 1989. Olivia has 3 kids, Yvann(24), Javier(20) who is married and has a baby boy, and Itzel(18). She has been working with Harvest Vision Ministries since a women's conference in February 2005. Olivia married Miguel Esquivel in 2005 but they have been together for 16 years. Miguel was born in Los Reyes, Michoacan, Mexico. Miguel and Olivia have been involved in various city-wide crusades, church leadership and church planting. They and their children have worked closely with many of the mission teams that travel from Washington and have been an intimate part of the Harvest Vision family.
Obed Garcia Pineda & Suri – Michoacan, Mexico Sub-coordinator
In October, 2017, Miguel & Olivia accompanied Pr. Jaime & David from Mision Jireh in San Luis, Sonora, to visit with Pr. Obed, his family and other local pastors in Michoacan. Pastor Obed lives in Apatzingan with his wife, Suri, and daughters, Genesis and Sinai. He pastors a church family that meets in their home and works construction. Apatzingan has a population of 100,000 and the city is strongly influenced by the drug trade with much alcoholism, drug addiction, prostitution and the other problems that have left many with little or no hope. Prior to becoming a pastor, Obed was a worship leader. His desire is to reach the lost and he works with other local pastors to minister in their community. Obed is strongly supportive of starting a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility. A sound and video system are being made available to Obed who will be responsible to coordinate its use for the Christian leaders in the community in spreading the gospel. Obed will also be working with local leaders to help with pastor’s and leader’s training, start new church families and strengthen existing church families and teach new believers to become true disciples. Miguel and OIivia will help over-see this work along with Pr. Jaime from Mision Jireh.