Our Pastor

Rev. Theodore Matthews

Pastor Theodore (Teddy) Matthews is an innovator, visionary, and thought-leader for his generation possessing wisdom far beyond his years. Born and raised in Maywood, IL and has completed coursework at both Moody Bible Institute and Concordia University; and now furthering his studies in Organizational Leadership.


As the founder and Lead Pastor of Empowerment Church, he seeks to reach as many people as possible and see them empowered to win in all areas of their life.

His pride and joy are found in his family. Together he and his wife Jeri have two children, Cami (daughter) and Jayce (son).  


He is a sought-after speaker, clinician, and host at services, conferences, and workshops.


You can visit Pastor Teddy on the web at www.theodorematthews.com.

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