Matt is the Lead Pastor of Blue Ridge Community Fellowship. Matt and his wife, Annie, along with several other founding families planted Blue Ridge in October 2020. Matt’s responsibilities include preaching, teaching, vision casting, and the general oversight of the ministries of the church.
Matt is passionate about leading people to Jesus and helping people see and understand that God desires to use our life, work, vocation, passions and daily activities as means through which God brings life, redemption, renewal and the Kingdom of God into this world. Matt believes that we all have a role to play in God’s story of redemption.
Matt is originally from Newborn, GA, a small, rural town east of Atlanta. He attended Clemson University on a football scholarship (1998-2001) and graduated from Clemson in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Upon graduation from Clemson University, Matt earned his Juris Doctor (JD) from Mercer University in 2005. Matt became a member of the South Carolina Bar and remains an active member today. He has practiced law in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, banking and transactional law since 2005.