Matt Tullos graduated from Louisiana College in 1985 with a B.A. in Communications and in 1988 received an M.A. in Communications from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He served as associate pastor at First Baptist Mandeville and Coulter Road Baptist Church, in Amarillo, Texas.
From 1992-2008, Matt Tullos served at LifeWay Christian Resources as editor-in-chief of various magazines and resources including Deacon, VBS, True Love Waits, and Minister’s Family Magazine. He was the vanguard editor of Let’s Worship and The National Drama Service.
In 2008, Matt left LifeWay to serve as Senior Pastor of Bluegrass Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee. In 2013, he moved back to Louisiana to serve Louisiana Baptists as Lead Creative and Associate Director of Communications.
He has authored 15 books on worship and ministry including Aha Moments for Worship, Let the Day Begin, Actors Not Included, A Scattered Feast, Fireproof: Small Group Marriage Study, The Summit High Series, Movements of the Great Divine and 39 Words, A Contemplative Journey to the Cross of Christ.
Additionally he has written over 500 scripts and articles for LifeWay, Focus on the Family and Group Publishing. He is a columnist HomeLife Magazine and StandFirm Men’s Devotional Resource.
Matt has been married to Darlene Tullos since 1986. They have written and performed dramatic vignettes for Fall Festivals of Marriage, The Southern Baptist Convention, Sunday School Weeks, The Drama in Worship Conference and Winter Youth Celebrations. They are the parents of four sons: Isaac, Jacob, Nathan and Caleb.