Matt grew up in Orange Park, Florida and as a teenager, he realized his need for Jesus. Matt completed his Master’s of Divinity at Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. It was there Matt fell in love with the Gospel and the grace of God. He enjoys reading and working around the house, he is an avid Atlanta Braves and Florida Gator fan and truly believes that Batman is the greatest superhero of all time. His greatest joy is getting to spend time with his wife and kids. Matt and Julie were married in 2007.
Matt and Julie, along with four other families, started Grace Life Church in 2015 with the desire to see young families experience true grace found in Jesus.