"And the church was strengthened and grew in numbers daily."
Whether plateaued or growing rapidly, every church is a few strategic steps away from reaching the next level. We have partnered with churches of all sizes, shapes, and in different growing seasons and we have never found a church that couldn’t experience even healthier and more sustained growth. Every church faces barriers and complexities that hold them back. We exist to identify those and give you the tools to overcome those obstacles and get to the next level.
What Drives Us
It is our passion to walk alongside pastors and churches by giving them strategic systems and operational solutions that actually work. Instead of speaking in theories and ideas we drill down into the nuts and bolts of ministry and give you the practical steps to help you succeed.
Founder & President
Matt was on staff for 8 years and served as an Executive Pastor at The Bridge Church. He integrated the strategic systems and processes that enabled the church to grow from 250 to 3,300 and be named the 5th fastest growing church in the country in 2018. Matt has a unique ability to identify and solve barriers to growth. He has helped churches from 150 to 13,000 take the necessary steps to reach the next level. He started this company to serve churches by providing quality solutions without breaking the bank (or in his words, “You don’t have to rob Peter to pay Matt”).
Ryan Kearns serves as the Executive Pastor of Stonegate Church. He led Stonegate Church through a multi-million dollar building campaign and building project and then oversaw staff hiring, ministry systems, and staff development as the church grew from 800 to 2,200 members. Prior to that, Ryan led and developed ministries in large, multi-site churches of over 15,000 members and also planted a church in Seattle, Washington.
Chris serves as the Executive Pastor at Redemption City Church. He has served multiple churches who were named as part of the fastest growing churches in the country. Chris has the unique ability to see an organization at every level and make things better. He specializes in operational vision, building systems that advance the mission, and implementing strategies to build ministry teams.
Eric serves as the Executive Pastor of Strategic initiatives at Fellowship Bible Church. He is an amazing pastor and leader who has navigated rapid growth, seasons of plateau, top-level leadership changes, and renewed growth. He has seen it all. He specializes in leading large teams through integrating strategic systems and taking the right steps to overcome barriers to build a stronger and growing church.
Marketing Strategist and
Savannah serves as a Marketing Strategist and Consultant. She works to serve churches by creating and improving our content and processes. She has experience serving in churches and coaching marketplace leaders and supervisors. Savannah brings a unique skillset to the the team that enables us to serve local churches at a higher level.
Director of Strategy & Operational Solutions
Trent Linville, Esq.
Trent serves as the Director of Financial Strategy and Operations for The Bridge Church. He was part of the Executive Leadership Team that saw 48% attendance growth and 55% financial growth year over year. As a licensed attorney, he also provides a unique perspective that enables churches to be in compliance for Human Resources, policies and procedures, governance structure and bylaws, that provide the protection and clarity needed to support the mission.
Tasha serves as the Executive Assistant. Translation: she keeps Matt organized, well prioritized, and makes sure every church working with ChurchOps is well served! She handles a lot of the communication, documentation, and details. Her background is in education, but we are very happy she has joined our team.
Josh Howerton and Matt Svoboda from The Bridge Church join Pastor Talk host Marty Duren to how to create a healthy church staff.
Josh Howerton and Matt Svoboda from The Bridge Church join Pastor Talk host Marty Duren to discuss their new campus launch.
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