Pastor Matt has a diverse background both in and out of ministry. As a Pastor he has served both as the Campus Chaplain of a Lutheran high school, as well as Senior Pastor of HCLM. However, Pastor Matt also spent 6 years working in Corrections and Law Enforcement as a Probation Officer, which gives him and interesting and down to earth view of life and ministry. Pastor Matt believes HCLM should be welcoming, casual and friendly, while at the same time remaining faithful to God's Word. He considers the churches greatest mission to be seeking and saving the lost.