Matthew Soerens

U.S. Director of Church Mobilization and Advocacy, World Relief; National Coordinator, Evangelical Immigration Table

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Matthew Soerens

Matthew Soerens serves as the U.S. Director of Church Mobilization and Advocacy for World Relief and as the National Coordinator for the Evangelical Immigration Table.

Matthew is the co-author of Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis (Moody Publishers, 2016) and Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate (InterVarsity Press, 2018). He has also written for various print and online publications, including Christianity Today, Relevant, The New York Times, USA TODAY, The Washington Post, The Washington Examiner, FoxNews.com, Sojourners, The Christian Post and The Gospel Coalition.

Matthew earned his Bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College (IL), where he also has served as an adjunct faculty member for the Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership graduate program. He also earned a Master’s degree from DePaul University’s School of Public Service. Originally from Neenah, Wisconsin, he now lives in Aurora, Illinois with his wife Diana and their four children.