Matthew is the Pastor of Families & Assimilation here at The Journey. He oversees all ministry for kids (birth through High School) and their families, as well as our guest follow-up system. Proudly from the Natural State (Arkansas) - he graduated with his Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has been on staff with us since May 2021. Outside of work Matthew enjoys catching Broadway shows, exploring the city, finding new restaurants, and playing board games. Matthew and his wife Kaylee live in Elmhurst with their son - Ozro, and their Australian Shepherd – Gidget.