Curtis Martin is the founder and CEO of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), one of the fastest-growing college outreach apostolates in the Catholic Church. Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia stated, “No one does a more dynamic job of reaching college students for Christ than FOCUS.”
FOCUS was founded in 1998 as a national outreach to college students on campus. Starting with just two missionaries on one campus, FOCUS now has hundreds of full-time missionaries serving tens of thousands of college students on campuses throughout the United States. FOCUS is working to play a vital role in the New Evangelization called for by Pope Saint John Paul II.
Curtis Martin holds a master’s degree in theology and is the author of the best-selling book, “Made for More.” Curtis is likewise the co-author of “The Real Story: Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible” with Dr. Edward Sri and “Boys to Men: The Transforming Power of Virtue” with Dr. Tim Gray.
In 2004, Curtis and his wife, Michaelann, were awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Saint John Paul II for their outstanding service to the Church. In 2011, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Curtis as a Consultor to the Pontifical Council of the New Evangelization. Curtis and Michaelann live in Colorado. They have been blessed with nine children and six grandchildren.
Books by Curtis
Making Missionary Disciples
Would you like to see your parish, apostolate, or family flourishing in Christ like never before? Curtis Martin explores how to build a vibrant culture of faithfulness and fruitfulness.
Made for More
If you find your true purpose, you'll discover that you really are "made for more" than what our culture has to offer. You need to go beyond the distractions of the world and be open to discovering your true potential.
The Real Story
We’re all familiar with these famous stories of the Bible, but what do they all mean? Where do they fit in the larger picture of God’s plan of salvation for His people? Discover how all these pieces fit together into one cohesive narrative.
Boys to Men
This Bible study is designed specifically for men who want to build their spiritual strength. Each challenging lesson combines rich Scriptural teaching with centuries of Christian wisdom to train today's men for the virtuous life.