John Mathews is an ordained minister who as a boy dreamed of becoming a country music singer. He has pastored in Florida, Alabama, Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee, and Nebraska. Currently, he serves as stewardship director for the North American Division and travels within Bermuda, Canada, U. S. and Guam-Micronesia.
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.