Matt has been the Lead Pastor of Christ Community since 2004. He is a graduate of Samford University and Beeson Divinity School. Matt is our primary preacher and leads our elder and staff teams. He is married to Lindsey and they have three sons, Jonathan, Will and Ben. In an alternate universe, Matt is the foremost expert on college football and professional wrestling.
Ian White assumed the role of Director of Gathered Worship in Spring of 2019. He holds a degree in Sociology from UGA, and teaches music at Downtown Academy. Ian is married to Sarah, and loves her even more than he loves guitar effects pedals, Kurt Vonnegut novels, and chicken wings.
Anna Grace has served as the Director of Operations at Christ Community since 2014. She attended UGA and Medical College of Georgia for a nursing degree and worked as an RN in the ICU in Athens. Later she transitioned to a job on church staff overseeing volunteers, communication, finances, and outreach to Athens. Anna Grace is married to Thorn and they have one daughter, Selah.