Nathan, aka “Chivo” Hawkins serves on our Nonprofit team along with his work as a Partner Growth Executive at Faithlife, partnering organizations and ministries at the intersection of the Bible and technology.
Previously Chivo was a Church Planting Executive for Stadia, served with Compassion and Agros International, connecting churches around the world for discipleship and community development. Chivo brings all of this experience to his role and work at Slingshot resourcing organizations across the country.
Originally from Minneapolis, Chivo completed his BA in Communications & Spanish at the University of Minnesota while working in sports broadcasting. Chivo got his nickname and start in ministry in Mexico, followed by seminary in Eastern Tennessee then church planting in New Orleans.
The Hawkins family call Seattle home now; Chivo loves mountaineering and reading when he’s not watching one of his four children in their various extracurricular activities. And coffee, always coffee.
As an adoptee, trans-racial adoptive father, and foster parent, Chivo and his family are passionate about connecting the marginalized with the big “C” church for holistic gospel transformation. Chivo and his beloved Joy have four young children: Benicio, Taegen, Grace, and Shakur