María Luisa Piraquive

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10, 1949
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10, 1949 (age 72)


Colombian singer, educator, and religious figure who is known for having served as the co-founder and leader of the Church of God Ministry of Jesus Christ International. She is best recognized for her work as director of Ministries and Gifts Bible Institute where she teaches Bible Study Guides that are shown internationally. 

Before Fame

She first started her career with the CGMJCI in 1971 when she became an active member. She then attended the University of La Sabana where she earned her bachelor's degree in Education and Literature as well as a diploma in Community Management and Educational Management. She was first elected Leader of the Church of God Ministry of Jesus Christ International in 1996. 


She received the Frida award from Via Nostrim in 2011 in Argentina. She is also known for having been given the Wings of Hope Award from the Colombian Air Force in 2012. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Chipata, Santander, Colombia and is the mother of politician Alexandra Moreno Piraquive. She married Humberto Romero Medina in 2006. 

Associated With

Other religious leaders and heads of religious organizations also from Colombia include Gloriana Montero and John Alex Ortiz