Matt grew up in South Windsor, Connecticut. He went to college at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC. He graduated in 1994 with a BS in Business Administration and Sociology. He met Dana while at GWU and they married in 1996. She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a Pharmacy degree in 1996. Matt graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with his masters 1999 and doctorate 2005. Matt and Dana have 4 kids: Andrew, Mollie, Luke and Jake. Matt and Dana love family time, church softball, playing sports and coaching kids in sports. Matt and Dana love 24, The Bourne Trilogy and family time.