Dr. Matthew Perry was called to be the Lead Pastor at Arapahoe Road Baptist Church (ARBC) in 2011. Pastor Matt has been in gospel ministry since 1992. He received his Doctor of Ministry from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary located in Louisville Kentucky and he is currently pursuing a PhD from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. During his childhood years, he lived in Virginia (twice), Michigan, and graduated from high school in Lecanto Florida.
Pastor Matt has a heart for missions and has led teams to the Caribbean Island of Trinidad 12 times. He has also gone on mission trips to Hungary and the small town of Sugar City located in southeastern Colorado.
This year (2018), Pastor Matt will be celebrating his twenty year wedding anniversary to his lovely wife, Cindy. They have four children ages 17, 14, 12, and 12. Aside from spending time with family, Pastor Matt enjoys playing the piano and is an avid soccer fan. He is an assistant editor for the Burgundy Wave, an SB Nation sports blog for the Colorado Rapids (MLS) as well as a season ticket holder to the Rapids.
- Favorite Bible Verse? Colossians1:28-29 – “HIM we proclaim!”
- What is your favorite song? “Worthy” by Beautiful Eulogy
- What do you appreciate the most about ARBC? The love and care our church family has for each other, their love for Jesus and the Word, the missions-mindedness, the generosity—I could go on and on! I am most blessed to be the Lead Pastor here!
- Follow Pastor Matt’s Blog at www.drmattperry.com