Inés Velásquez-McBryde preaching at Exponential Español 2022.

Inés Velásquez-McBryde is a pastor, preacher, reconciler, and speaker. She is a co-lead pastor of The Church We Hope For, planting a multiethnic church in southern California.

Inés earned her Master of Divinity at Fuller and has over 23 years of combined ministry experience in church planting and pastoral staff leadership in multiethnic churches. She was the recipient of the Ian-Pitts Watson Preaching Award at Fuller Seminary and has spoken in local church pulpits across the nation, as well as at national and regional conferences sharing her passions for multiethnic church planting, racial reconciliation, justice, and full inclusion of women in pastoral leadership.

Inés is originally from Nicaragua and has lived in the United States for over 20 years. She has been married to Rob for 19 years and loves being a soccer mom to their son Nash. She loves the telling of stories over a good café con leche, especially if it involves encouraging women to find their God-given voice and walk in the fullness of their gifting.


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