Paul Matte has been a pastor since 1992. He has served in churches on the West Coast, Mid-West, and Gulf South regions of the United States. He has traveled on short-term mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Guatemala. Paul’s experience includes working in the areas of social concerns, ministerial credentialing, church leadership and conflict resolution. He is a graduate of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana (B.S., College of Business) and Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (B.S., Behavioral Science & Biblical Studies). He is currently a pastor in the Laurel, Mississippi area where he lives with his wife, Tammy, and their two children. Through the years, Paul has learned the valuable lesson that God will never turn away from the atoning work of Jesus. In Christ, the promises are “yes.”