Dr. Matthew Everhard is the Senior Pastor of Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church. 

Native Ohioans, he and his lovely wife Kelly have three children, Soriah (age 15, an aspiring artist and writer), Elijah (age 13, an aspiring NCAA wrestling champion), and Simone (age 8, aspiring to be a lawyer).

Besides preaching, teaching, and writing, Matthew enjoys riding bikes with the family and playing in the backyard with the children.


  • BA (Bible and Theology) Malone University, 1999
  • MA (Practical Theology) Ashland Theological Seminary, 2006. Concentrations in spiritual formation and New Testament Greek.
  • Post-Graduate Studies. Reformed Theological Seminary (Virtual Campus), 2011-2013.
  • D.MIN. Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando Campus), 2013-2016. Dissertation: A Theology of Joy: Jonathan Edwards and Eternal Happiness in the Holy Trinity. 
Books and Articles by Dr. Matthew Everhard
Jonathan Edwards Studies
  • Matthew is the general editor of EdwardsStudies.com, an online forum devoted to the theology and philosophy of the American Puritan theologian, Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). EdwardsStudies.com features regular discussions and synopses of Edwards's works, interviews with other authors and scholars as well as conference news and updates. 


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