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Matt Jackson

Matt Jackson

Pastor of Students and Families

Matt has served as the Pastor of Students and Families @ EG-First since 2003.

He has been leading Student Ministry since 1995.

Masters of Arts in Christian Education w/ youth concentration
(Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)-2001
Bachelors of Arts Degree Psychology (University of Central Florida)-1998

Interests and Hobbies:
Family, soccer, coaching soccer, tennis, flats fishing, landscaping

Fun Facts about Matt:
Matt is a crazy Florida State Seminole and UCF Knight Fan! Matt also coaches comp soccer and loves to teach the beautiful game to kids!

 He also has 3 titanium plates in his neck from a water balloon injury!

Matt's Family includes:
Christy (wife), 3 children - Lindsey, Noah, and Hannah

grandkids - Finn and Isla

Favorite Books:
Anything by Francis Chan, David Platt, Danny Akin, JI Packer, Josh McDowell, Richard Ross, and Dann Spader

Favorite Movies:
The Three Amigos, The Goonies, Star Wars (old school), Indiana Jones, Nacho Libre, Marvel Movies

Favorite Verses:
Galatians 1:10 - For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.