Filipe is assistant pastor to José Rodrigues in the Alto do Moinho church; he also directs the youth and music ministries, and lectures in the Portuguese Bible Institute.
Filipe is the son of José and Elisa Rodrigues. He came to study at EMF’s School of Biblical Studies in 2011 and in 2013 completed a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies at the Portuguese Bible Institute. Filipe was appointed assistant pastor in the church at Alto do Moinho in 2013. He became a member of EMF in 2014.
As assistant pastor to José Rodrigues in the Alto do Moinho church, Filipe preaches regularly and directs the youth and music ministries. All age groups are represented in the congregation. During the summer holidays he leads interdenominational Christian camps. Leaders, children and young people from different churches participate in this joint project.
Since 2013 Filipe has been a lecturer in the Portuguese Bible Institute where he teaches an Introduction to Hebrew and Old Testament survey. Since then, he has finished post-graduate course in Applied Biblical Interpretation and has been coordinating a four year online course on the book of Romans.
Filipe has a heart for church planting in Portugal and is currently involved with the start-up of a team in the greater Lisbon area.
At the moment he is also participating in the translation of a Portuguese Bible in an ongoing project with the Bible Society.