Dr. Robert Matz

Assistant Director of Online Studies and Institutional Effectiveness, Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Dr. Matz first came to Midwestern in the fall of 2011. Since coming to Midwestern he has served in both academic and administrative roles. In the classroom, he has taught courses on Christian Doctrine, Theology, Preaching, Apologetics, Church History and Ecclesiology. Administratively he has served as Director of Midwestern’s rapidly growing and highly nationally ranked undergraduate online program. He has also worked closely with Midwestern’s accreditors in securing approval for new degree programs.
Dr. Matz’s greatest passion is for the local church. Prior to coming to Midwestern, he served in churches in Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Since coming to Midwestern, he has served in several churches as interim pastor.

Dr. Matz has a Bachelors of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Liberty University. His dissertation offered a defense of the consistency of baptizing children with credobaptismal convictions. He is married to Jessica, and they have three children, Andrew, Katie, and Jonathan

Local Church:

Northland Baptist Church, Kansas City, MO


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