Joaquin & Oneida Vargas

Ministry Journey


Joaquin is the founder of Global One80 and serves as Chief Operations Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Joaquin and Oneida have been involved in ministry for over three decades. They have ministered in Dominican Republic, Mexico, United States and many countries of the world.


Joaquin was born in the Dominican Republic. At 18, he went to Charleston, WV as an exchange student. When he returned home, he became a Christian andsoon after, God called him to full-timeministry. He moved to an impoverished  neighborhood to start a new church.

In 1992, he moved to Denver to study a MA in Missions at Denver Seminary. After his graduation, he moved to Nogales, Mexico to start a new church.

In 2003, he joined the Executive Leadership Team of Missions Door in Denver, CO. First, he was a Ministry Director, then Vice President of Ministries, and later Vice President of Engagement.

In 2006, he finished an MPA in Nonprofit Management from the University of Colorado at Denver.

In November 2016, after serving with Missions Door for 31 years, he decided to resign to launch Global One80.

In December 2018, he moved to Arizona where he leads the operations of  Global One80. Also, he is helping Iglesia Ncuentro, a Spanish-speaking church in Mesa, Arizona in administration, preaching and mentoring young couples.

Joaquin is married to Oneida, and they have three grown children: Mariel,  Abraham and Laura. Also, they have three grandchildren: Lincoln, Jackson and Jameson.



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These leaders with experience join us to receive supervision for their ministry or initiative from a Ministry Coordinator. They can raise support through us, and their financial accounts are accessed ten (10) percent administrative fee.

These leaders are just starting a new ministry or initiative and commit to having a mentor to oversee them. They can raise support through us, and their financial accounts are accessed five (5) percent administrative fee.

These leaders from established organizations or ministries partner with us, but their own board supervises them. They can raise support through us, and their financial accounts are accessed five (5) percent administrative fee.

Each church is independent and autonomous and must be free from interference by any ecclesiastical or political authority; that, therefore, Church and State must be kept separate as having different functions, each fulfilling its duties free from the dictation or patronage of the other.

We believe that a visible church is a company of believers in Jesus Christ, buried with Him in baptism and associated for worship, work and fellowship.

We believe that to these visible churches were committed for observance “until He comes,” the ordinances of baptism and the Lord’s Supper; and that God has laid upon these churches the task of persuading a lost world to accept Jesus Christ as Savior and to enthrone Him as Lord and Master. We believe that righteous living, good works and proper social concern are essential products of the gospel.

We believe, therefore, that those who accept Christ as their Lord and Savior will rejoice forever in God’s presence and those who refuse to accept Christ as Lord and Savior will be forever separated from God.
We believe in His bodily resurrection, His ascension into heaven, His high priestly intercession for His people and His personal, visible return to the world according to His promise.