Pastors Nestor and Dina Lima are founders of Nestor Lima Ministries and Shalom Church in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. As teachers in the body of Christ, they see the need for Biblical literacy. Their mission is to inspire believers to fall in love with God’s Word. They teach practical ways to study the Bible in a first-century context to uncover our spiritual heritage and solidify our identity. Teaching topics include the culture of Jesus and the Bible, Biblical feasts, family, life purpose, and leadership, and also lead Passover Seders.

Pastor Nestor’s teaching ministry spans over thirty years. He is a dynamic teacher who enjoys imparting understanding and revelation of God’s Word. In addition, he is a certified professional life coach and author of Encounter With Your Life Purpose, Your Maximum Life, and Mastering the Art of Personal Leadership.

Together they co-wrote Beyond Parenting: Building a Godly Dynasty and Passover Seder: Messianic Passover Haggadah, a Guide for Christians.

Pastor Dina has a passion for God’s Word and compassion for people. She develops educational and discipleship materials for the ministry. She enjoys mentoring women to find God’s peace in the midst of daily chaos. Pastor Dina is the general editor of Messianic Stories: How Christian and Jewish Believers are Coming Together and is working on other books soon to be published. 

Pastor Nestor and Dina have been married for close to 28 years, raised two beautiful daughters named Gianna and Nathalia, and enjoy serving God together.