James Van Matre

Hey! My name's James. I'm a FOCUS missionary.

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Where I serve

At headquarters, called the DSC (Denver Support Center), overseeing mission trips for Latin America (while going on a few myself), facilitating life-changing encounters with Jesus in the poor.

My Story

God is Father--Jesus', mine and yours--and everyone should know that.

Your Impact

Some give by going, others go by giving. By partnering with me, you and I will touch tens, hundreds, and eventually thousands of lives together.

Know, Love and Serve God

We encounter God in an intimate relationship through daily prayer, the sacraments and the Scriptures.

Build Virtuous Friendships

By building genuine friendships, we meet students on a deeper level.

Teach Others to Share Christ

We teach students how to share the gospel, who in turn teach other students how to pass it on …