Since joining MBCC on March 3, 2018, Matthew’s focus has included adult discipleship and pastoral care.  Matthew, a graduate of Eden Theological Seminary, began his ministry as an assistant pastor in Sedona, AZ, then became the senior pastor at the First Congregational Church in Lockport, Il., and  then moved on to become interim pastor of the Iglesia Congregacional Unida Church in Albuquerque, NM.  In his spare time, he is a published author of fiction, science fiction, and fantasy.