Nathan Stanley

Nathan is the East Regional Director with FOCUS. Nathan encountered Christ as a student at Benedictine College and became a FOCUS missionary upon his graduation in 2004. Nathan's passion for Christ and His Church has been the foundation of his leadership for the past 12 years in FOCUS. He has a Masters in Theology from the Augustine Institute and is on the steering team of FOCUS' Leadership Development Initiative. Nathan works with over 100 missionaries on 24 different campuses in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, and New England area. Nathan, his wife, Lauren and their son, Anthony, live outside of Philadelphia.

What St. Marianne Cope Teaches Us About Leading From the Front

The crisis of our times is a crisis of saints. Life is full of difficulties, and for those who have the high ideal to become a saint, many difficulties....

Taking Ownership with St. John Paul II

Are you free? This question may seem startling initially, but it is worth asking. Sometimes, difficult circumstances can threaten to steal our freedom or make it more challenging to...

5 Tips to Read the Bible like a Pro

I grew up on the edge of the Bible Belt around many devout Christians. One thing that was particularly intimidating to me as a Catholic was their knowledge of...

How to Deal with Obstacles

Saints aren’t born perfect. Rather, they are perfected through their perseverance in the ups and downs of this life. Setbacks and challenges are part of our Christian walk and we...

A Lenten Pep Talk: Don’t Give Up Now

“You’re almost there! Keep going! Don’t give up now! The finish line is around the corner! You’re almost there!” These were the words we yelled as one woman approached disqualification...

10 Books You Should Read for Your Summer Game Plan

Well-read Catholics are contagious Catholics. It’s no surprise that St. Josemaria Escriva claims, “Reading has made many saints.” Today, I will continue with some tips on how you can...