Pastor Matt entered ministry at the age of sixteen. When Pastor Matt turned 20 he became a full-time evangelist traveling the Mid-West and East Coast preaching the Word of God. For fifteen years, Pastor Matt has preached in Tent Revivals, Fellowship Rallies, Youth Camps, Youth Conferences and many other arenas building a reputation for anointed singing, dynamic preaching and a hunger to see souls transformed by the Power of the Word of God. While in ministry he has witnessed miracles, healing's, deliverance and Salvation of many souls.

In April 2009, Pastor Matt married Michelle Sanford. Lady Michelle is a wonderful 1st Lady to The Potter's House Apostolic Church. She is a talented teacher, singer and most of all a true worshiper. Lady Michelle is truly a great help meet to our Pastor. In August 2012, Together Pastor Matt and Lady Michelle planted The Potter's House Apostolic Church in their Living room with 10 people. TPH has seen great growth since it's humble beginnings.

In June of 2017 Pastor Matt assumed the pastorate of a 2nd work Redeeming Love Church. With the Leading of the Spirit and the pieces falling into place God granted Pastor Matt and Lady Michelle the privilege to pastor these 2 great works separately for 5 months. Later In 2017 Pastor Matt and Lady Michelle under the leading of The Holy Ghost merged the 2 churches on October 1,2017. Pastor Matt, Lady Michelle and the Redeeming Love Church Family have kept the vision alive for Gods house to be “A Healing Place for A Hurting World”.

Pastor Matt is a Ordained minister of the United Pentecostal Church International and serves on the North Central Region board for Building The Bridge Ministries of  the UPCI. 

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