Rev. Matthew Watts... Rev. Matthew Watts

Rev. Matthew Watts has been the Senior Pastor of Grace Bible Church in Charleston, West Virginia, for over 17 years. Prior to that, he worked as an engineer, small business consultant and CEO of a broadcasting corporation.

In 1997, he established the HOPE Community Development Corporation, a non-profit organization with the mission of empowering the inner city through spiritual renewal, education, employment and training and economic development.

Rev. Watts is recognized as a community leader who understands the importance of economic development to the empowerment of the African American Community.

He has been married to his wife Pamela for 33 years and they have five children and five grandchildren.