Area Director of India/Bangladesh
Felix Mathew was born in the U.S., but moved to India when his parents became missionaries. After returning to the states Felix received a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry and Pastoral Care and Counseling from Lincoln Christian University.
Felix has served in ministry for more than 20 years, including as a youth pastor, executive pastor, and interim Senior Pastor. He has a heart for evangelism and reaching the lost. He came to Awana in 2005 serving in the U.S. Ministries Division and in 2014 was appointed Area Director for India and Bangladesh. India continues to lead the global ministry of Awana outside the U.S. with the largest number of clubs while Bangladesh is one of the fastest growing countries. Felix is passionate about leading teams in India and Bangladesh to reach more children with the gospel.
Felix and his wife Joy live in the Chicago suburbs with their two daughters. Felix desires Awana to continue to grow in India and Bangladesh with strong, nimble leadership as well as to develop new avenues to enable Awana to reach the lost for Christ.