The Rev. Dr. Pablo J. Rivera Madera is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church, (USA) and a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has served for over 15 years as a Certified Teacher-Trainer and Consultant by Livingworks, a world-renowned agency for Suicide Prevention and Intervention. President of Life Assisting Fellowship Corporation, a non-profit educational organization based in the United States and Puerto Rico. Ministerially, he serves as a Trainer for the Presbyterian Church, USA in the areas of Evangelism, Discipleship, and New Church Development. He has been Pastor and Promoter of new congregations in Puerto Rico, the United States, and in the Republic of South Korea. Dr. Rivera Madera is retired as a Military Chaplain with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. He has Master's degrees in Social Work, Public Administration, Management, Divinity, and a Doctorate in Ministry. He is certified in International Humanitarian Law.