Bob Mattruty was born East Kalimantan, Indonesia. He was raised in a Christian home and his father was a pastor. Bob trusted Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 15 and two years later, in his second year of high school, the Lord called him to serve Him.
Bob graduated from Jaffray Theological Seminary in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology. Bob was asked to minister to the Rhema (a very low income) congregation in Tangerang, Jakarta. Over five years Bob saw this congregation grow from only five families to over 50 people. During that time he was also involved in ministry to street children. In 2009 Bob begin praying for His will in his future ministry. He had been involved in the Awana ministry and Bob began serving as Awana Coordinator in 2011 and later as an Awana Missionary.
Bob and his wife Shelley have two daughters and will be moving back to Jakarta June 2015 to begin the mentoring process to become the Awana Indonesia Director. Bob has a big vision for Awana Indonesia! He wants to see 400-500 new clubs opened each year and has a burden to reach children for Christ who are living in very remote areas.