Matt Dean | Lead Pastor

Reverend Matt Dean has served as a pastor for congregations in Hong Kong, Atlanta, and Auburn. Matt and his wife, April, co-founded Grace Campus Ministries and served the Auburn University community from 2002 until 2009 before spending six years serving abroad in China and Hong Kong. In addition to his degrees from Auburn University and Asbury Theological Seminary, Matt has completed graduate coursework in theology at Reformed Theological Seminary and TESL at Wheaton College, as well as a church planting residency with The Summit Collaborative in 2019.

The Deans were married in 2002 and have seven children - Josh, Caleb, Luke, Anna Grace, Noelle, Violette, and Elizabeth. Their son, Noah Watchman Dean, is now with Jesus.

As Lead Pastor, Matt provides primary direction for church leadership, vision, and preaching.