About / Greg Matte

Greg Matte

Gregg Matte is the senior pastor of Houston’s First Baptist Church. Before coming to Houston in 2004, Gregg founded Breakaway Ministries at Texas A&M University — the largest college Bible study in the nation. What started with 12 participants in his apartment grew to a weekly gathering of more than 4,000 students each Tuesday night under his leadership. He continues to serve on Breakaway’s Board of Directors. Gregg holds a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from Texas A&M and a Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of the Bible study guide The Highest Education: Becoming a Godly Man and Finding God’s Will and I AM Changes Who i Am.  His most recent book Unstoppable Gospel was released in Fall 2015. In 2011, Gregg received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M. He was the first pastor to receive the honor in the history of the award. Gregg married Kelly in 1997 and together they have a son and a daughter, Greyson (2001) and Valerie (2008).