Who are the Mannas?
Dr. Mike and Judy Manna are Global Trainers with Youth for Christ (YFC) International. YFC serves in over 100 countries around the world. From 2002 to 2012, Mike and Judy lived in Kiev, Ukraine training youth pastors and raising their four children. Mike was the founder/director and of the National Center for Youth Ministry at Kiev Theological Seminary where they trained over 100 youth ministers. In January 2013, Mike gave his Ukraine ministry over to national leadership and moved back to the U.S. He has taught Bachelors and Masters level youth ministry courses at seminaries in Malaysia, Nepal and China. Dr. Mike has his PhD in Intercultural Studies from Biola University. Mike and Judy's oldest three children are married, and their youngest child, Katya who was adopted from Ukraine, is studying Social Work at Huntington University. They also have 2 grandchildren. The Manna's live in Columbus, Indiana (the same town with their grandkids) and serve globally.
Read the latest Manna Mission Email News
July 2016 - Serving Youth-at-Risk in Ukraine
June 2016 - Refugees Hosting Us
May 2016 - Katya's Story Helping African Orphans
April 2016 - Lessons from a Wrinkled Shirt
March 2016 - Katya Serving as YFC Summer Intern
February 2016 - Run, Run, Run ... Wait
January 2016 - Visiting Katya's Family
Our 2016 International Ministry