Matthew was rescued by Jesus when he was 23 yrs. old. In 1993 he began serving as the Mission Pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque, NM where he graduated from their School of Ministry. He founded an international short-term ministry called “LifeLine Missions” that gave thousands across the country the opportunity to experience the mission field firsthand. Now, he coaches local churches to discover and use their unique gifts to make Christ known among all nations. Matthew is the President and co-founder of Sixteen:Fifteen, and currently lives in Albuquerque, NM with his wife, Renee, and their three children, Matthew, Caleigh and Landin.