Matt came on board as our Lead Pastor in October of 2018. Matt holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) as well as his Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) and has over 20 years of ministry experience. Matt and his wife Lori, along with their son Ayden reside in Carterville. Lori is a licensed Cosmetologist and for the past 14 years, has coached the girls High School Track and Field program. Lori also helps with our Children’s Church. She and Matt both love to run and enjoy the outdoors. Matt loves to spend his time away from the ministry fishing, camping, and hiking. He is also a Martial Artist with over 30 years of experience. Matt loves to read and absolutely loves the Cubs!!!
Favorite Bible Verse… John 19:30
Favorite Book…” A Scandalous Freedom” by Steve Brown
Favorite Movie… Thor Ragnarok
Favorite Sports Team… Chicago Cubs
Favorite Food… Mexican
Favorite Quote… “An unwounded life bears no resemblance to the Rabbi”