Administrative Team

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
Isaiah 60:1

KEN BASS

KEN BASS

PUBLICATIONS DIRECTOR

Ken is the Publications Director for Ankura Ministries. He helps manage the website, plans and edits blogs, and keeps social media active and up to date.

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”
Romans 12:12

MATT MURRAY

MATT MURRAY

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Matt is the founder and executive director of Ankura Ministries. He works full time to lead and grow the ministry, as well as supporting those that work hard all around the world to expand the Lord’s Kingdom!

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Jeremiah 29:11

KATHY MURRAY

KATHY MURRAY

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Katherine is the Events Coordinator for Ankura Ministries. She is passionate about transforming spaces and creating new environments to help audiences fully engage on what is happening before them!

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”
Ephesians 4:29

BOB MURRAY

BOB MURRAY

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Robert is the head organizer for all of our projects in the Southern Tier, NY. He has organized several projects including working with Habitat for Humanity and has lead two building projects in cooperation with Habitat for Missions and Big Flats Wesleyan Church!

“…to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”
Ephesians 3:19

DAR MURRAY

DAR MURRAY

SECRETARY & TREASURER

Darlene is the secretary and treasurer for Ankura Ministries, she works hard to keep information flowing throughout the organization and keeping the financials for the organization up to date. She is also involved with our projects in the Southern Tier, NY working alongside her husband Robert!

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.”
Ecclesiastes 3:11

AMANDA MURRAY

AMANDA MURRAY

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Amanda is Ankura’s digital design coordinator. She is involved in helping Ankura promote itself through graphic design projects seen throughout the website and in our print media!

“The horse is made ready for the day of battle,
but the victory belongs to the Lord.”
Proverbs 21:31

JONATHAN STANLEY

JONATHAN STANLEY

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Jonathan is Chairman of the Board and provides years of pastoral experience and business knowledge to the group. He also works alongside many of our missionaries providing mentorship and pastoral care as they need!