Blake Matson

Hey y’all – it’s good that you are here.

Where I serve

The Gospel is worth it – that is why I have continued to say YES to serving as a FOCUS missionary. Going into year 4, I’m so excited to be serving as a Team Director at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. As one of 7 missionaries, I get the honor of not only serving the 65,000 students at OSU, but also prioritizing being a missionary to my teammates that I help oversee.


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My Story

I WANT TO BE A SAINT – that’s 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.

Now, my story looks like this: an aging twenty-year-old hanging out with college students, asking Jesus to first transform my own heart – then asking for the grace to share the redemption, healing, and restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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.

This mission is worth it and your generosity is worth it.

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