Matt has a BS in Mathematics from MSU-Mankato, and has worked in software development for the last 15 years. He received a MA in Theological Studies from the University of Northwestern-St.Paul in 2014, and is currently doing an MA in Biblical Studies through New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Matt joined Bethany Church in 2013, and started serving on the Oversight Team in 2019. He has worked with the children at Bethany Church for several years, and has helped lead the Sword Training class for the elementary kids at Bethany. Matt has been married to Bonni since 2004, and they have four children.