Roger Smalling and his wife Dianne are passionate about bringing reformation to Latin America. They call their ministry Visión R.E.A.L. (Reforma En America Latina.) They write books and hold conferences on the doctrines of grace, justification by faith, Christian leadership and church government. Their theology is reformed. Dr. Smalling is ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America and teaches with Miami International Seminary.

Ministry experience

More than forty years experience as missionaries in Europe and Latin America.

Founder of Visión R.E.A.L. a ministry dedicated to preparing Latin Americans for a reformation in their culture.

Professor with Miami International Seminary

Church planting

Founded a church in Mexico, 1983.

Church planting in Ecuador. Helped plant a church in Cuenca, which has 300 members today and fourteen mission stations.

As part of the PCA team in Quito,  helped establish a presybtery.


Doctor of Ministry, Miami International Seminary

Master of Arts in Bible. Baptist Christian University, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1986

Master of Theological Studies, Miami International Seminary, 2001

Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies, University of Northern Colorado, Magna Cum Laude, 1988.