Pastor Matt Samuels

Lead Pastor

Joined GT Staff: 1993

Family: (Wife) Diva, (Daughter) BriElle and (Son) Nicholas

Date You began your relationship with Christ: When I was 8

Education: BA in Human Resources Management/Oral Roberts University

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating: People

Life Motto: No Regrets.

People I’d Like To Meet: Mariah Carey, T.D. Jakes, Oprah, Skillet

My Hero: Diva Samuels

One of My Greatest Experiences with God: When I was 20, I was so confused and broken….and
I spent two nights at my home church fasting and praying. God literally spoke to me and started a healing process in me that changed the direction of my life.

Most People Don’t Know This About Me: I’m a bit of a dare devil


Book: Naked and Not Ashamed by T.D. Jakes

Food: Ice Cream, Donuts, Doritos, Cheese and Coconut Cream Pie

Snack Food: Doritos

Movie: The Mission Impossible Saga (With Tom Cruise)

Musical Artists: Mariah Carey, Kari Jobe and J. Moss

Actors: Tom Cruise, Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Denzel Washington

Actresses: Halle Berry, Charlize Theron, Glenn Close, Meryl Streep

Time of Day: Night

Season: Fall

Place in the World: Italy

Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Riding my Harley, Weight Training, Insanity,
Sky Diving, Bunjee Jumping, Movies

Scripture: The Book of Romans

Sports Team: Steelers

Sports: Football

Least Favorites

Food: Cabbage, fish

Time of Day: Morning

Season: Summer

Sports Team: Baltimore Ravens