About pastor Matt
Pastor Matt Andruss was born in Northern California in the Bay Area. He spent his teen years in Oregon, attending Applegate Christian Fellowship with Pastor Jon Courson. It was then, at the age of 14, when he knew the Lord had a call upon his life to teach the Word of God and be a pastor. After 14 years in the Navy, he joined the Corporate workforce in the financial field in 1997 and then moved into the technology field as a Implementation Specialist and Trainer. In preparation for the call to ministry, Pastor Matt attended Twin Peaks Bible College before assuming the pastorate at CC Hernando County in 2002. He was ordained as a pastor by CC Tampa where he served for 5 years, after serving at CC West Oahu for 4 years. He received his affiliation to CC Costa Mesa with Chuck Smith shortly after his ordination.
Pastor Matt met his wife, Jenny, in 1991, on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic where she served as his interpreter. They were married in 1992, since then the Lord has blessed them with 2 beautiful children, Daniel and Christi, and the family of Christ at CCHC.