Author: Matt Markins

As President/COO, Matt Markins will lead the senior leadership team to achieve the organization’s strategic goals by leading the day to day operations of the Awana global ministry. He has served Awana for three and a half years as the Vice President of Ministry Resources. Matt’s background in non-profit leadership has been primarily spent in the children’s ministry and mission arenas as a publisher and conference planner. Prior to his years on the Awana Global Leadership team, Matt was in leadership with Randall House Publishers where he co-founded the D6 Conference (a ministry that focuses on helping churches equip and inspire parents to join together in reaching kids with the gospel and engaging them in ongoing discipleship). Matt has coauthored two books, his most recent being Leading KidMin: How to Drive Real Change in Children’s Ministry.

Reflections from the Field: Student Leaders Making the Great Connection

Reflections from the Field: Student Leaders Making the Great Connection

This summer I was able to see God use the Awana ministry in one of the most unbelievable places. The picture you see above might look a bit weird. We’ ...
Reflections from the Field: Reaching Kids Who Live Outside the Fence

Reflections from the Field: Reaching Kids Who Live Outside the Fence

I grew up in a small Midwest town and moved to Nashville for college. While I was there I met the woman who would become my wife and after we married, ...
Reflections from the Field: Seeing God at Work in the Lives of Forgotten Fathers

Reflections from the Field: Seeing God at Work in the Lives of Forgotten Fathers

This picture may not look like much. In fact, it may look like an accidental shot or one of those photos you used to take when trying to use the rest ...
3 / 3 POSTS