Pastor Matt has served as a pastor in the Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church since 2004. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Bible & Theology from Asbury University in 2003, Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in 2007, and Doctorate at Asbury Theological Seminary in May of 2021.

While in seminary, he served as a part-time Student Pastor from 2004-2007 at Kings Mountain UMC and McKendree UMC. He also served as the Associate/Youth Pastor at New Beginnings UMC during that same 3 year period.

Pastor Matt has served as a full-time pastor since 2007. He served as the Associate at Hopkinsville First UMC from 2007-2011. Then he was appointed to Winchester Trinity UMC after his ordination as an Elder in 2011. He served at Trinity from 2011 to 2016 and at Petrie Memorial UMC in Elkton, KY from 2016 to 2022. He came to Christ Church in June 2022.

Matt has been married to his beautiful wife, Abby, since September 4, 2010 and they have two children: Joel (9) and Nora (6). Abby is a stay-at-home mom and the best wife and mother of their children he could have ever asked for!