Matt Costella has served as the director of the FEA since 2011 and is the founding pastor of Grace Bible Church of Fresno which he planted in 2004. A writer for both Foundation magazine and Feature: A Daily Bible Study Guide, Matt earned a B.S. in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) and a M.A. in Theological Studies from Faith Baptist Theological Seminary in Ankeny, IA. He resides with his wife and three children in Clovis, CA.