Family: Married to Elayna since 1992; three sons (David, Daniel, and Nathan)
Education: BS in Church Ministries from Liberty University; MAR in Christian Leadership from Liberty Theological Seminary
Ministry Experience: Matt served as a youth pastor at Open Door Baptist Church in Culpeper for 12 years before planting Soul Purpose Church in Bealeton, VA in 2005. He still serves as pastor there. In 2009, Matt begin working with the SBC of Virginia as an associate church planting strategist. In 2019, he began serving as the people groups strategist and coaching champion.
Passions: raising up new leaders and church planters and seeing the nations being reached with the Gospel
Hobbies/Interests: trail running (half-marathon distance is his favorite) and watching and/or playing basketball/football (more watching, less playing as he ages!)