Christian Life Commission

Meet the Team

Dr. Gus Reyes serves as the Director of the Center for Cultural Engagement and the Director of the Christian Life Commission. Prior to this, he served as the Hispanic Evangelism Consultant, Director of Congregational Relationships and Director of Hispanic Education Initiative/Affinity Ministries for Texas Baptists.

Before serving Texas Baptists, he served as Youth Ministry Consultant, Director for Marketing, Sales and Customer Service Departments at Lifeway. Reyes has also served in church positions including as Pastor, Minister of Education, and Youth Minister.

Dr. Reyes holds a BBA in Marketing from UT, and an MRE and PhD degree from SWBTS. Some of the most transformative faith experiences of his life occurred in the USMC boot camp and while learning to work as a butcher in his uncle Alex Garcia’s grocery store.

Dr. Frugé serves as Associate Director for the CLC and Director of Hunger & Care. She holds both an M-Div. and Ph.D. Her doctorate focused on the image of God, which she believes is foundational for a holistic understanding of advocacy and human dignity and worth. Since joining the CLC, she has worked to help highlight various issues surrounding cyclical poverty including food insecurity, education disparities, racial reconciliation, and access to healthcare. She is also a stomach cancer survivor, special needs parent, broadway enthusiast, coffee drinker, and busy mom to three young daughters.

Rev. Evans serves as the Director of Public Policy for the CLC. He graduated from Morehouse College with a BA in Political Science. He received his Masters of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in May, 2020. He was ordained for ministry on Dec. 27th, of the same year, at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield, TX.

His political experience includes serving as a field representative for Congressman Marc Veasey, who serves Texas’ Congressional District 33 in the House of Representatives. He has also spoken at town hall meetings on behalf of churches and is comfortable voicing spiritual beliefs in a secular setting. He has also served in various capacities at multiple churches. He is passionate about youth development and was the Princeton Young Achievers Site Director, where he coordinated afterschool tutoring for low-income students at a local school.

Dr. Sanchez serves as the Director of Ethics & Justice at the CLC. After getting a BA at Howard-Payne University in ESL, he earned a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies with a Missions minor. His Master’s thesis was entitled: "Paul's Instructions to the Corinthians Concerning Idol Meat: Principles for Decision Making in Grey Areas." He also holds a Ph.D in New Testament Studies.

Dr. Sanchez has over 20 years of ministry experience, including 11 years as the Youth Pastor at Chinese Baptist Church of Fort Worth. In addition to his roles in ministry, he has taught college and seminary courses in Biblical Greek, New Testament Introduction, and ESL. His teaching style is creative and engaging, and often incorporates the use of a ukulele.

Mario Enriquez serves as the Center Specialist for the Center for Cultural Engagement. Mario accepted an early retirement buyout with AT&T after almost 40 years of service. Mario held several key positions there supporting domestic and International Network Operations, most recently as Area Manager - Northeast Texas.

Mario has served at several churches as church administrator and has been highly involved in the music ministry as a bass player. He currently serves at Erez Church as the church administrator, Sunday School teacher, media specialist, praise team bass player and bass guitar player with the music ministry group, Rondalla Monte Erez.

Rebecca Trevino serves as the Ministry Assistant for the CLC. She holds a BA at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Political Science.

Rebecca has been with the Chrisitan Life Commission since 2018, overseeing administrative functions and connecting with ministry partners. She is reliable, intentional, and is the friendly voice that will most likely greet you when you call the CLC office. Rebecca enjoys movies, running, and exploring Austin with her new puppy, Mila.

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