About Pastor Matt
As the Associate Pastor my calling is to serve God’s people by preaching and teaching the Word of God and always pointing them to Jesus Christ who is our life and our perfect example. I also lead the lay ministry teams and seek to equip them to minister to God’s people in the way that God has uniquely gifted them. I have been attending SGF since August of 2008 and ordained as an Elder in June 2010.
I am married to the finest Christian woman that I know, Andrea Masiewicz. She is such an inspiration and a support for me as a man of God, father and pastor. We have 6 beautiful kids in our clan, Phillip, Avery, Josiah, Sophia, Bennett and Gavin.
Originally from Southern California, I grew up attending Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa and learned to love scripture through their influence. However I identify closest with historical Reformed Baptists. I was taught about Jesus by my Mom and by many godly pastors. However I met Jesus as Lord and Savior at age 26 when the gospel came alive in my heart through the preaching of Pastor Greg Laurie. I remember the day, sitting in my pick up truck listening on the radio with tears of repentance flowing I called to Jesus to save me. Jesus summoned me that day and I was baptized not long after on May 22 1999.
I graduated from Calvary Chapel Bible Ministry School with a Bachelor of Biblical Studies and am currently enrolled at The North American Reformed Seminary studying for a Master of Divinity. I served as a youth pastor at Calvary Chapel Life, a chapel teacher at Teen Challenge, planted and pastored Redemption Christian Fellowship in Weiser ID and currently serve as the Associate Pastor at Sovereign Grace Fellowship.
Gospel of the Kingdom by GE Ladd, Systematic Theology By Berkhof, Anything about or by Spurgeon, Lord of the Rings by JR Tolkien.
Favorite Places to hang out in Nampa?
Home, Flying M Coffee Garage, Messenger Pizza, SGF, TGI Fridays.
Favorite Places to Visit?
Huntington Beach CA, Yosemite, San Diego (Balboa Park), McCall.
Favorite hobbies/interests outside of work?
Model Rocketry, Family, Sci Fi, Good food, BBQing, seeing new places in Idaho.