Mando & Marcia Matthews - Directors
Romando "Mando" and Marcia Matthews are co-founders of Ekballo Pasadena, a ministry dedicated to mobilize, train, and send an army of workers for local and global mission in fulfillment of Christ’s Great Commission. They previously served as the associate directors of SAFA, a ministry school under TheCall. Mando is also the co-founder and executive director of the United House of Prayer (UHOP) at USC, a multicultural worship, evangelism, and intercession ministry on one of the most diverse college campuses in the United States.
Mando Matthews embarked on his journey into cross-cultural missions by moving to Mexico as a church planter and worship leader in 2001. Later, he and his wife, Marcia, lived as inner-city missionary church planters and worship leaders with World Impact in Los Angeles.
Most importantly, Mando and Marcia are worshipers at heart. As such, Mando and Marcia have written songs, led worship, arranged music, and directed choirs of children and adults.
Mando and Marcia have been married fifteen years, have four children, and currently reside in Pasadena, CA.