Matthew and his family moved to Abu Dhabi from Odessa, Texas in May 2012 to serve as the Pastor of the New Life Church.
Matthew and Bonnie are originally from Texas, met in college and were married in 2000.
They moved to Louisville, Kentucky in 2001 where Matthew attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
In 2005 Matthew graduated from seminary and the family moved back to Texas where he served as an associate pastor for several years before being called to serve New Life Church. Matthew and his family faithfully served at New Life until 2017 when they were called back to Texas.
Matthew and Bonnie have four awesome kids: Joshua, Abigail, Benjamin and Nathaniel.