Matt Fry is the lead pastor at C3 Church in Clayton, NC. After 13 years in student ministry, God called Matt and his wife Martha to start a new church that would connect with where people are living today. Their passion is to provide ?real hope for real people in a real world.? C3 Church was launched in an elementary school in 1998 with about 50 people and has grown to several thousand attending on the weekend. C3 Church is located on an old 47-acre tobacco farm in Johnston County with a 2,000-seat worship center, children and student ministry center, C3 Café and Bookstore. Matt and Martha have three children, Gloria, Carolina and Caleb.
Herbert Cooper has been preaching the Gospel since he was seventeen years old. Immediately following graduation from college, he launched a full-time evangelistic ministry. Herbert traveled all across America and around the world preaching in churches, youth camps and youth conventions. Shortly after graduating from Evangel University in 1997, Herbert married his college sweetheart, Tiffany. In January of 2002 Herbert and Tiffany moved from Springfield, MO, to Oklahoma City. On May 12, 2002, they planted People?s Church, a fast-growing, multi-cultural and multi-generational church. Over the past nine years, People?s Church has grown from 65 people to 5,000 people in weekend attendance. Herbert has a unique ability to effectively communicate the Gospel to young and old alike. Herbert and Tiffany have four children, Cale, Cade, Caris and Case.
Randy Bezet is the founding and Lead Pastor of Bayside Community Church, named by Outreach Magazine in 2011 as the 10th Fastest Growing Church in America. Bayside is a multi-campus church with a vision to reach its local communities. Now reaching more than 5,500 people a weekend, Bayside continues to look for ways to reach more people for Jesus Christ. Randy and his wife, Amy, have four children and live in Bradenton, Florida.