Matt and Amy have been married for 20 years, and they have two boys in 6th and 10th grade. Matt has an architecture degree from the University of Kansas (go Jayhawks!), taught in urban Kansas City with Teach for America, and served two decades in youth ministry at four congregations. He leads Youth Ministry Institute Midwest as its director and framer and teaches at Saint Paul School of Theology. Matt is a lousy guitar player, but he can ski expert slopes.
Brian Kuhn serves as the director of youth and family ministries at Webster Groves Presbyterian Church in Webster Groves, Missouri, a position he has held since June, 2000. He oversees ministries focused on youth from grades 7-12, including Celtics and Agape youth fellowship groups. He also works with college students and young adults. Through internet blogging, emailing, social networking sites and special gatherings, this ministry keeps the young people in college and post college connected to one another and the life of Webster Presbyterian Church.
Working with young people has long been a passion of Brian’s. He grew up as a member of Webster Pres and graduated from Webster Groves High School. He has a B.A. in psychology from Westminster College and an M.A. in professional counseling from Lindenwood University. He joined the staff of Webster Pres in June 2000. In addition to working at Webster Pres, Brian sees clients at the counseling center at Concordia Seminary.
Brian teaches Family Systems and Conflict Resolution for Youth Ministry Institute Midwest, and serves as a Field Coach for a student enrolled in the program.
- Youth ministry with dysfunctional families
- Family night and family meetings
- Trust and Marital Satisfaction