Highly adaptable in all areas of ministry. Driven to achieve excellence, passionate to serve in all capacities, experience ranging from worship leader to executive/senior pastor.
Worship Team Leader
Planted a thriving church in a rural community and continued as pastor for over 10 years. Served as interim worship leader at The Ridge Church which has a regular attendance of 800-1,000. Currently serving as campus pastor for The Ridge in the town of Sullivan Missouri. The Ridge Sullivan is approximately 1 month old and has a weekly attendance average of 100 consisting only of new people from the Sullivan community.
Senior Pastor02/2005 to 10/2015Pastor, Grace Baptist ChurchHouse Springs/Catawissa, MO
01/2003 to 01/2005
Outreach Director02/1753General Ministry
Served in various foreign mission trips/endeavors, Founded Thriving Bus, Teen, Family, and Children's Ministries, Personally Evangelized, Discipled, and Trained numerous volunteers/Leaders to
Organize and Carry out diverse ministries, General Church/Ministry Oversight of both Paid and Volunteer Staff, Conference/Revival speaker, Worship Leader in various churches from 2003-2017.
Bachelor's2003Tri-State Baptist CollegeWalls, MS
Fall 2000Central Baptist CollegeConway, AR
Master's: CounselingAndersonville Theological SeminaryCurrently enrolled in Master's/certification program.
Matt was both saved and called to full time ministry at 19 years of age. Immediately following his call to ministry, he began pursuing his degree in pastoral theology/Christian education in the fall of the same year. Matt met his wife (Stephanie) in college with whom he has served in the ministry since they both graduated in the years 2002 and 2003. Matt and Stephanie have 4 boys, David (12), Philip (11), Joseph (8), and Tatum (1). He and his family currently reside in Union Missouri and are excited to passionately pursue the next field of ministry the Lord calls them to serve.
Matt loves spending quality time with family and friends. Enjoys music, hunting, fishing, and general outdoor activities.