The team at International Network of Children’s Ministry is self-described as small but mighty. Each member is dedicated to the mission of the organization, and we couldn’t be more prouder for their efforts.
If you have any questions for our staff, feel free to reach out to them.
A veteran children’s and family ministry leader, Matt Guevara has held a life-long curiosity for how kids learn and how the church can best serve families. Guevara’s innovative views on the new horizon of ministry in the socially connected, all-digital world have earned him invitations to meet with and design solutions for an array of leaders and organizations, including: KidzMatter, Awana, David C Cook, NavPress, Tween Gospel Alliance, Focus on the Family, and Bethel Seminary where he completed his Masters in Children’s and Family Ministry. Matt currently serves as the Executive Director of INCM and leads a family with four amazing kids.
As the Associate Director for INCM, Michayla oversees marketing as well as training initiatives to provide innovative, diverse, and relevant content to the kidmin community. For the past nine years, she has had the privilege of serving in children’s and family ministry. Prior to joining INCM, she worked in various capacities at Awana like media production, digital strategy, conferences, partnerships, and ministry program design. She has also enjoyed consulting for ministry friends and organizations. Michayla has a Bachelor’s in Psychology with specializations in Christian Counseling and Life Coaching from Liberty University. Her passion for children’s ministry started in high school, and she quickly got involved in all aspects of her church’s children’s ministry. These experiences solidified a burning passion in her heart to serve those who serve children and families.
Michayla married her best friend and childhood sweetheart. They are having a blast raising two little boys.
Resource Provider Specialist
Erika serves as Resource Provider Specialist for INCM. Her enthusiasm for serving the local Church began as a child growing up in Kentucky, and she hasn’t looked back! Serving for over 18 years in the Los Angeles area as a full-time leader in Worship & Arts ministry, God opened opportunities that strengthened her desire to partner with God’s people and churches throughout the city. She is excited to bring her experience as a ministry leader to the INCM team.
Erika and her husband Kevin are blessed with four children (five including our son-in-law) and two amazing grandsons!
Community Support Specialist
Shelley serves as Community Support Specialist for INCM. She brings a heart to serve and equip the kidmin community, working through the initiatives of Kidmin.com, Dispatch, and Children’s Ministry Certification. Shelley discovered her passion for children’s ministry in her teens and was called to full-time ministry shortly after. Prior to joining INCM, she led thriving ministries to children and families in both large and small churches in Michigan for nearly two decades.
Shelley and her husband Mike have four children that they adore walking through life with!
Johanna serves as the Registration Specialist at INCM, making sure that the registration process for events goes smoothly. Her dad is a pastor, so she’s been volunteering in children’s and youth ministry pretty much since she could walk. She has her bachelor’s in Biblical and Theological Studies and a master’s in History of Christianity from Wheaton College. She is passionate about helping children follow God from a young age and providing support for children’s ministers and their families. Johanna loves to spend her free time reading, running, and watching baseball.