Mike Martin is the founder and Executive Director of RAWtools, Inc., a nonprofit that transforms weapons into hand tools.
A former youth and young adult pastor, holding a BA in Biblical Studies and licensed for specialized ministry in the Mennonite Church USA, Mike has spent the past 3 years working to change the narratives of violence into narratives of creation. The combination of his Anabaptist roots, theological education, and landscaping work experience cultivates his passion for living the biblical call to turn weapons of war into tools for peace (Isa 2:4; Mic 4:3).
Mike serves on the leadership board for Mountain States Mennonite Conference. RAWtools’ work has been seen in the Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Red Letter Christians, Sojourners, Edible Vineyard, and others.
Mike lives in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife Hannah and son Samuel.