Alex Kocman is the Director of Advancement and Mobilization for Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE), shepherding new career missionaries and their churches through the sending process. He often writes for Message Magazine and cohosts The Missions Podcast. After earning his M.A. in Communication and B.S. in Biblical Studies, he served as an online apologetics instructor with Liberty University Online and a youth pastor in Pennsylvania, where he now resides with his wife, adopted son, and baby daughter. You can read his blog or follow him or Twitter.