John Zimmer

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

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Where I serve

I have served in a variety of roles within FOCUS for the last 16 years, including serving as a campus missionary, directing the national campus apostolate, and overseeing the ongoing training and formation of over 500 employees. In 2004, I founded Epic Publishing, a division of FOCUS which creates and distributes books and media. I currently serve as the Vice President of Apostolic Development for the alignment and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan. 


My Story

I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle, and hold a Masters Degree in Business from the University of Denver, and a Masters Degree in Theology from the Augustine Institute, also of Denver. Prior to joining FOCUS, I worked in corporate technology sales. My wife Barbara and I, live in Centennial, Colorado, with our seven children.


Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I've been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I'd be honored to share this mission with you.

Know, Love and Serve God

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Build Virtuous Friendships

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Teach Others to Share Christ

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