Matthew was born in Kentucky, but has lived in Georgia, New Orleans, Florida, and North Carolina. He became a Christ-follower at 13 and surrendered to the ministry at age 19. Matthew married Katie August 18, 2007. Zoe graced the world in 2009 and Ezra arrived in 2011. Ruth made her debut in Feb. 2015 and Noah roared in, in May 2016. They also have four dogs: Leia, Jasmine, Luke, and Aladdin (Laddy)! He loves dating his wife, spending time with his kids, reading, making strong coffee, and connecting with childhood friends who are spread out all over the world serving the Lord.
Matthew has a Masters of Divinity from NOBTS and a ThM in Ethics from SEBTS. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in Theology from SEBTS. He has served churches in Georgia, Florida and Louisiana and now, North Carolina.
Matthew’s favorite verses are: Hebrews 11:1 and John 3:30.
You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org and would love to have you as a guest at Hales Chapel Baptist Church!