Matt and his wife, Tiffany, graduated from Greenville College in 2000 and decided to make Greenville their home. Matt has assumed various roles since joining our staff in 2003, and he became lead pastor in August 2017. He and Tiffany have four children: Ella, Ava, Issac and Owyn. Matt enjoys spending time with his family. He spends his free time reading, especially Ted Dekker, watching movies, or just hanging out with youth and college kids.
Favorite Dessert: Apple Pie
Frank Peretti or Ted Dekker? Dekker
Favorite Game: Nerts
Worship Arts Director
Nathan found a church home at Smith Grove during his studies at Greenville College. Already a member of the worship team, he formally joined our staff in January 2016. Nathan is driven by a desire to see Jesus exalted in the church, particularly through corporate worship. Besides playing music, he enjoys reading, being outdoors, and a good board game.
Favorite Ice Cream: Moose tracks
Star Wars or Star Trek? Invalid question.
Favorite Game: RISK
Linda and her husband, Bud, moved to Greenville in 1989. They are the parents of two grown sons: Steve and Kelly, two grandsons: Brandon and Tucker, and one great-grandson: Jaylon. Linda loves to spend time with their family and friends. She also enjoys reading, watching old movies, walking, and bike riding. Bud and Linda have been at Smith Grove since 2007, and Linda joined our staff in 2009.
Favorite Ice Cream: Dulce de Leche
Football or Baseball? Football (High School or College)
Favorite Game: Phase 10
Wayne and Dolores were both born in Bond County. High school sweethearts, they have now been married 60 years with a wonderful family. They were called into the ministry in 1955 and have pastored churches in Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois. Wayne and Dolores are now semi-retired but continue to be very busy as Wayne serves as the Smith Grove Community Chaplain. Wayne enjoys frequent visits to those in hospitals and nursing homes. Wayne and Dolores love to serve their Lord.
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate
Chevy or Ford? Toyota
Favorite Game: Monopoly