Hal is a native of Greenville, SC and a Covenant Seminary grad. After serving as a campus minister for RUF at Mississippi State and Vanderbilt, Hal and his wife MaryBeth, along with their 4 children (Elizabeth, Ben, Robert, & Jack) moved to Athens, GA to plant Redeemer in 1996.
Matt began attending Redeemer in 2000 while a student at the University of Georgia. He worked in financial services for several years in Athens before graduating from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and joining the pastoral staff in 2016. He is married to Nan and has four children (Lelia, Matthew, Jr., John, Sam, and one on the way).