Who we are
Rev. Matt Henson
An energetic, dynamic, vision-casting adventurer for Jesus is one of the best ways to describe Rev. Matt Henson. Matt brings a fresh perspective and energy to the church and her ministry. He specializes in Evangelistic Preaching, Mission Experiences, Healing/Reconciliation Ministry, and Youth/Young Adult Ministry, using his experience and passion to proclaim the message of Jesus Christ to all people. Matt has served as a Youth For Christ-Campus Life Director, Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Senior Pastor, and Interim Pastor. In each of the places Matt has served, the ministries have seen transformation, growth, and a deeper knowledge of Christ. Matt serves as the Executive Director and Lead Evangelist for Living the Adventure Ministries, a ministry he founded in 2007. Living the Adventure Ministries is a nonprofit evangelistic and mission ministry "seeking to work for the transformation of the world through the awakening of the Church, evangelistic preaching, and Christian people putting their faith into action through mission experiences around the world." Matt travels around the nation and around the world as part of this ministry. He has spoken at youth camps, revivals, retreats, Christian Ashrams and mission trips. Matt has spoken to groups and been in mission in many locations, including Illinois, Washington D.C., California, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Liberia, Mexico, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Alabama, Georgia, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Zimbabwe, Haiti, India, and Virginia. Matt regularly leads trips to Haiti. Matt also serves as the President of the National Association of United Methodist Evangelists and serves on the United Christian Ashram Board. Matt and his wife, Nancy, live in Albion, Illinois with their four sons (Elijah, Micah,Judah, and Isaiah) and daughter, Sarafina.
Living the Adventure exists through the gifts of those who faithfully support the ministry. If you are interested in contributing to this ministry, please contact Matt Henson for specifics. Living the Adventure is a 501(c)3 Corporation, therefore all donations are tax deductible.
Living the Adventure Ministries seeks to work for the transformation of the world through the awakening of the Church, evangelistic preaching, and Christian people putting their faith into action through mission experiences around the world.