Matthew Deprez is the Church Engagement Specialist at the Fuller Youth Institute where he equips, trains and resources church leaders. Holding a Master’s Degree in Family Ministry, Matthew speaks across North America at colleges, conferences, and churches, and has over 13 years of pastoral ministry experience as an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church. He is the author of multiple books, and has published extensive research regarding the way grandparents shape faith formation in their grandchildren. Matthew lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with his wife, Megan. They have two sons, Isaiah and Silas.