This is a blog about life, Christianity, spiritual leadership, discipleship and culture.

Renovate is a word that captures my life and mission. When Jesus came into the world, He announced a message that was all about total renovation of our lives, communities, and world. He invited us into that mission of renovation.


I am married to Kelly, the father of three awesome sons, a disciple of Jesus, a pastor, a musician and a hiker. Currently, I serve as the Senior Pastor at Eastbrook Church (Milwaukee, WI). Before that, I was the Associate Pastor at Brooklife Church (Mukwonago, WI) and the Pastor of Collegiate Ministries at Elmbrook Church (Brookfield, WI). I graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Northern Theological Seminary and a Bachelors in English and Christian Education from Wheaton College (IL).

Alongside of this blog, I have written for other sources, such as Relevant Magazine, and am a regular contributor to the Gospel Life blog.

Churches Matt has worked with

  • Eastbrook Church – a city church in Milwaukee, WI, where I currently serve as Senior Pastor
  • Brooklife Church – a church plant in 2008 where I served as Associate Pastor
  • Elmbrook Church – where I served for five years as Pastor of Collegiate Ministries, working with a ministry called The Ave
  • Church of the Great Shepherd – a church plant where I was on staff immediately after college and during seminary

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