Blake Matson

Hey I'm Blake - and I'm a FOCUS missionary.

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Where I serve

I am humbled for the opportunity to be a laborer for the harvest. After two years as an on-campus missionary in Missouri, I now serve as a missionary on FOCUS's Missions Team. Located in Denver, CO, I serve alongside a larger team of missionary disciples who collectively strategize, plan, and execute hundreds of mission trips around the world. As an on-campus missionary I coached and mentored college students in how to live out the Christian faith - now on the Missions team, I get to coach and train missionaries to prepare the hearts of students who attend a mission trip or pilgrimage. Imitating Jesus, I get to work to facilitate serving the poorest of the poor in the U.S. and abroad, while helping to foster transformative experiences for thousands of college students. 

My Story

Ever since the Lord barricaded Himself into my heart at age 19, I have desired to chase after the heart of the Father with a reckless abandon. From mission trips, to youth ministry, to diocesan fundraising, I have been on quite the journey to encounter what Jesus wants for my life. All of these experiences have led me to FOCUS, where I get to play a small part in the greater work of the Church. I am humbled that Jesus has asked me to give of myself to Him and His Church. 

Your Impact

The best part: my YES can also be your YES.

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 as I serve with FOCUS. 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

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 …