Phone: (360) 221-1656
After a short time at Western Washington University, he felt God directing him to spend time with Youth With A Mission (YWAM). He spent the next 18 months at YWAM schools in Australia and Los Angeles. He then attended Bible College at Northwest College in Kirkland, Washington, where he graduated 'Magna Cum Laude' with a BA in Missions.
Prior to becoming Senior Pastor at South Whidbey Assembly in 1987, he was a Youth Pastor for five years.
Matt has been married to his wife Barbara for 23 years. They have 5 children: Nathan ('85), Amey ('86), Robin ('90), Kelly/Kyle ('98).
He loves spending time with his wife and his children. He also enjoys reading, running, basketball and bicycling. His favorite Coffee Drink is a Triple 20 oz. Mocha.