Larry Martin

Larry Martin serves International Justice Mission as the Senior Vice President of Education and Dean of the International Justice Mission Institute. IJM is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local governments to ensure victim rescue, to prosecute perpetrators and to strengthen the community and civic factors that promote functioning public justice systems.

Rev. Martin received his B.S. from Fresno State University, an M.A. from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity from American Baptist Seminary of the West. Rev. Martin is an ordained Baptist minister.

Prior to working with IJM, Rev. Martin served 16 years on the staff of Young Life in Northern California and Colorado, eight years as a Baptist pastor and four years as a denominational executive.

Rev. Martin joined IJM in October of 2001. As Senior Vice President of Education, he is responsible for developing relationships and tools for communication in order to deepen the church’s level of understanding, passion and commitment to seeking justice for those who suffer abuse and oppression in our world. Rev. Martin travels throughout America and abroad speaking in churches, colleges and universities. He has also traveled to South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America to see firsthand the work of IJM as well as provide on-the-ground training for leaders in local church communities.

He currently resides in Northern Virginia with his wife Nan. He has two grown children and two grandsons.