John Mathews is an ordained minister who as a boy dreamed of becoming a country music singer. His ministry has included serving in Florida, Alabama, Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee, and Nebraska. He has conducted family finance seminars as a departmental director in the Kansas-Nebraska Conference and the Southwestern Union Conference.
John is a graduate of Southern Adventist University and holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Andrews University. He maintains the following certifications: North American Division Stewardship Certification, Certified Stewardship Professional; (CSP) from Christian Leadership Alliance, North American Division Planned Giving and Trust Service Certification, and Certified Specialist in Planned Giving; (CSPG) California State University.
His passion is teaching stewardship principles, especially as they relate to the spirituality of money management in postmodern culture.
John is married to Janice Schram Mathews, MSN, a Nurse Practitioner. They have one married daughter, Angela, and are proud grandparents. He enjoys hiking, running, playing the guitar, singing country gospel concerts, and sleeping late in the morning.