Dr. Daniel Villa

Lead Pastor

Daniel Villa is the lead pastor of Oasis, as well as conference speaker an author of books like "Beyong human understanding", "Siren Songs" and "The history of the C&MA in Dominican Republic". He earned a Master in Counseling from the Alliance Theological Seminary (Nyack, NY) and Villa received his Doctor in Ministry degree studies from the McCormick Theological Seminary of Chicago.

With more than 40 years of experience, God called Daniel to lead Oasis Church in the year 2010. Daniel and his wife Naime both have a heart to lead and serve those in need of the life changing message of Jesus! 

Edward de los Santos



Robert Batista

Yonkers Campus Pastor

Robert has worked with ministries and organizations for the past 15 years in the areas of program, operational effectiveness and financial oversight, serving in Asia and in the most needed places of Central America and East Africa. He studied theology at the Reformed Baptist Seminary of Santiago. Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in Finances and Audit and a Master’s degree in Practical Theology from Facultad Teológica Latinoamericana. Robert and his family joined IAO from Santiago de los Caballeros, D.R.  in May 2021 to start an Oasis Campus in Yonkers, New York. Robert has been married with Rosa for five years and they have one daughter: Melody Rose. He loves to play the piano.

Douglas Reis

Youth Pastor

From Rio de Janeiro to New York, Douglas Reis arrived in the big apple in 2013 to work with inner-city families throughout the city’s borrows. Rapidly, the community of Washington Heights & its people got him in love & shifted his plans & making him stay & make NYC home. In the same city, he met Mirjam that became his wife & his better half in ministry for almost a decade. Mirjam was the best thing that ever happened to him after his conversion to Christianity, he says. 


For the past few years, He has been working as a youth pastor & community liaison at Alliance Oasis church. He loves a chai latte, books & coffee shops, where he loves to write. He dreams of seeing a vibrant church impacting many in Washington Heights, demonstrating God's love, mercy & justice to everyone by the truths of a holistic gospel.