For seventeen years, Matt worked as a worship pastor in the Evangelical Covenant Church, serving churches in Redwood City, California; Houston; Tulsa; Seattle and Santa Rosa. He currently serves as the worship leader at The Quest, an open and affirming progressive Christian community in Novato, California.

On July 15, 2018, Matt was the guest preacher. He spoke on a text from the gospel of Matthew and shared his story of finding freedom and new life as an openly gay Christian man.

The Quest broadcasts its weekly worship services on Facebook live every Sunday at 9:15am PST.