Headshot photo of Focus on the Family broadcast guest Matt Markins

Matt Markins

Matt Markins is President and Chief Strategy Officer of Awana, a global leader in child
discipleship. He is also a public speaker and co-author of three books, including Resilient:
Child Discipleship and the Fearless Future of the Church
. Matt and his wife, Katie, have
volunteered in children’s ministry for more than 20 years, and they have two sons.

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Promotional image for Focus on the Family broadcast "Helping Your Child Build a Lifelong Faith"

Helping Your Child Build a Lifelong Faith

In a discussion based on their book Resilient, Valerie Bell and Matt Markins equip parents to raise kids who are resilient disciples for Christ who won’t give up their faith in the face of cultural pressure. Our guests outline the three ‘B’s’ for developing resilience and discuss the importance of balancing God’s truth with His love.