Matt & Rachel Nelsen

Living in Spain | Telling the Story

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Who We Are

The Nelsens are from Montana.  Rachel was born and raised on a farm near Power, MT where she graduated high school.  She later attended Montana State University- Northern where she studied Nursing.  She worked as a nurse for nearly 10 years before moving to Spain. Matt is from Great Falls, MT and later attended Evangel University in Springfield, MO where he earned a Biblical Studies degree. He worked as a youth pastor, Chi Alpha campus pastor (University of Great Falls) and media staff pastor. 


Our Life in Spain

We arrived in Spain in December 2013.  We had no Spanish language skills and within a couple weeks found out we would have another baby.


was born in 2008 and is a fun-loving elementary schooler who enjoys baseball, reading, riding his bike, and telling jokes.


is a great Spanish speaker when she's not being shy.  She also loves drawing, dolls and playing at the park. 


was born in Spain in 2014.  She loves watching cartoons, wearing jewelry, and being loud.


"I am planning to go to Spain, and when I do, I will stop off [to see you]. And after I have enjoyed your fellowship for a little while, you can provide for my journey."

apostle Paul  |  romans 15:24


Our Team at IMM

The Nelsens are one of several key families serving at the production campus at International Media Ministries in the province of Madrid, Spain.

International Media Ministries (IMM) partners with missionaries, national churches and media outlets to develop innovative access to the Gospel by producing creative content for evangelism and by training others to use media to reach people for Christ in their own cultures. 

It's no secret that media is one of the most important ways to reach the world. International Media Ministries was founded on this premise in 1981, established as a strategic resource of Assemblies of God World Missions (USA). IMM produces a wide variety of media, including Bible-based dramatic films, children's television programming, and thought-provoking conversation starters, in almost 70 languages.

IMM also develops mobile technologies for use in closed-access countries and trains local believers to leverage media to further the Gospel. 

Through our main headquarters in Madrid, Spain and a virtual team worldwide, IMM resources ministries throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and beyond. We work together with one goal: To see Jesus on every screen. 




Jesus On Every Screen

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