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Over the years I have been able to serve in ministries involving Local Churches, summer and winter camps and youth Conferences. The last years my ministry has been focused on directing the ministry of the Bible Institute. In 2013 I assumed the leadership of the Word of Life ministry in Ukraine. It is a joy to serve with a young and vibrant staff that share the same vision. Our passion is to instruct and teach young people through discipleship relationships, seeing how God transform their lives as they become fruitful and effective in serving Jesus Christ! In 2020 I assumed the role of WOL Europe Eastern Zone Coordinator, which is a facilitating and support role for our fields in Eastern Europe.
We love serving as a family, seeing how God touches the lives of young Ukrainians. We are excited to see what God has in store for our future, always praying to be faithful to His calling!
About Juan Matias
I was born in Argentina to a wonderful missionary family, where I was brought up by godly parents who love God. So missionary work was my enviroment since my childhood, doing exciting activities like camps, teen meetings, sport events and conferences. In 1992 my family moved to Ukraine to begin the Work of Word of Life in that area, and it was during one of our summer camps when I was 12 years old that I accepted Jesus as my Savior.
In 2001 I made a special commitment to God, knowing he was calling me to full time missionary work, and by the end of 2004, after I finished Bible Institute in Argentina, I joined the Staff of Word of Life Ukraine.
I was born in the eastern part of Ukraine, in the city of Kharkiv. My family was not saved so I never had any Christian influence around me except my great-grandmother who would take me to church sometimes. It was when I was 12 that I accepted Jesus as Savior in one of the meetings in Church. I later attended University where I received a degree in Foreign Languages. After my university studies I went to the WOLBI in Kiev, where God changed my life and put a passion in my heart for ministry! It is there where I met my husband Matias and now we serve together. We have a 2 children, Camellia born in 2012 and Ayden born in 2015.
Joh 8:36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.