• To consolidate ourselves as the reference association of evangelical theological institutions throughout Latin America.
• Encourage the development of affiliated schools, promoting a standard of excellence for their educational programs, in order to strengthen evangelical theological educators in the exercise of integral, transformative and committed education with the Church of Christ.
Declaration of Faith
• AETAL affirms the following principles to which its affiliated members must submit in order to guarantee their evangelical nature:
I – We believe in the creation of the universe and the human being by God in His image and likeness and the subsequent fall of man and the universe by sin;
II – We believe in the existence of God, one and subsistent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit;
III – We believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the Holy Scriptures as the only rule of faith and practice;
IV – We believe in the eternal existence and deity of Jesus Christ, His incarnation, His virgin birth, His atoning death on the cross, His resurrection, His ascension, His intercession as the only mediator between God and men and His return in glory;
V – We believe in the justification of the sinner only by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ;
VI – We believe in the Church as the community of the saved in Christ Jesus;
VII – We believe in the work of the Holy Spirit in regeneration and sanctification;
VIII – We believe in eternal life in Jesus Christ, and the resurrection of the body, the judgment of the world through Jesus Christ, the eternal blessedness of the righteous and the eternal punishment of the wicked.