About Andy Hansen
Andy Hansen joined the ministry of Christ In Youth on July 15, 1985. He served as the Director of Conferences for 19 years, and in May of 2004, the Board of Trustees appointed Andy to the role of President of Christ In Youth. Prior to this, Andy was the Associate Minister in Charge of Youth for 10 years at Kentwood Christian Church in Grand Rapids, MI.
Christ In Youth has grown by over 50% in attendance in the last five years. Currently CIY ministers to over 75,000 pre-teen through high school students and youth workers on a yearly basis in conjunction with the local church through her pillars of events, trips and expanding resources.
Andy and his wife, Marcia, are the proud parents of three children, Bryce, Christina, and Jeremy. They also rejoice in their nine grandchildren.
Andy is a graduate of Great Lakes Christian College and holds a Master’s Degree from Cincinnati Bible Seminary. His passion is to see thousands of youth touched for Christ and using their gifts for the kingdom by responding to the call to become Kingdom workers.
Currently a few of his favorite verses that direct his life are Jeremiah 29:11-13, Psalm 5:12; Psalm 34:1-4; Isaiah 41:10; Romans 15:13; I Corinthians 4:20; Philippians 4:4-7 .
He is also a huge Michigan Wolverine fan!