Our Staff

Carlos Lugo

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Pastor Carlos was called to lead Atlantic Baptist Church on November 2008 after serving as a Missionary for Gulfstream Baptist Association, pastored the Filipino American Christian Church and planted two Hispanic Churches in Broward County.  He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and has resided in South Florida since 1980. He attended World University and the Caribbean Baptist Seminary back in the Island.

Married for over 40 years to Eleida with whom he’s been blessed with four wonderful children and five grandchildren to spoil.  He loves the cultural diversity of this area.  His favorite verse is Romans 8:28, NASB: “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Patrick Harbison

Student Pastor
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Pastor Patrick is a true Floridian born on the west coast in Venice, FL. Patrick has been a business owner since 1989 and currently runs a landscape company. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Liberty University. He has been in Youth Ministry for the past 23 years serving in several local churches. He is also a volunteer with First Priority for the past 15 years and currently serves as a Campus Coach for Dave Thomas Education Center West Campus.

In 2006 he was ordained in the ministry. In addition to ministering to the youth of the church Pastor Patrick had the privilege to be a volunteer Army Chaplain with the 724 Military Police Reserve Unit based here in Fort Lauderdale. He is also active with Broward Right to Life and Mission Broward. Patrick is married to Jacki who is his partner in ministry and supports him in all that he does to serving the Lord.

Luke 16:9, NASB: “And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.

Chris Roberts

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Chris joined Atlantic Baptist Church in August 1984 when ABC was still meeting at Atlantic West Elementary. She was born in Greenville, OH and has lived in South Florida since 1970 and graduated from Coconut Creek High School. Her husband is Ray and she has two daughters and five grandchildren. Chris has worked in the office since January 1, 1990. She was also a GA Leader and taught children in Sunday School for many years. Her favorite vacation spot is Disney World. Favorite verse is Matthew 6:34, NASB: “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Luciane Silva

Worship Minister
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Luciane joined Atlantic Baptist Church staff as Worship Minister in January 2015. She has been actively involved in the Music Ministry for over 20 years, serving several Churches in Brazil and in South Florida. She attended the North Theological Baptist Seminary in Recife, Brazil. She is passionately about serving Christ in leading people to experience Him through Worship. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And in 1999 she made South Florida her home. Luciane and her husband Joaquim have been married for 10 years and have two sons. Her favorite life verse is:

Proverbs 3:5–6, NASB
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.