Pastor Matt Miofsky

Husband. Dad. Pastor of The Gathering. Author.
Host of The FWord - Conversations on Faith

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Matt is the Lead Pastor of The Gathering in St. Louis, Missouri. Since Matt founded The Gathering in 2006, it has grown into a thriving multi-site congregation with three locations scattered throughout St. Louis and a vibrant online presence. The Gathering was recently named the 3rd fastest growing large United Methodist Churches. Matt is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in mathematics then completed his Master’s of Divinity at Emory University in Atlanta. He served as an associate pastor for a local UM church in St. Louis before starting The Gathering.


Matt is the author of:

"Let Go: Leaning into the Future Without Fear "(Abingdon Books, 2019),
"Fail: What to Do When Things Go Wrong" (Abingdon Books, 2017)
"Happy? What It Is and How to Find It" (Abingdon Books, 2017),
co-author of "Eight Virtues of Rapidly Growing Churches" (Abingdon, 2018),
a contributor to "Disciple Fast Track: Into the Word, Into the World" (Abingdon Books, 2017),
"Flipping Church: How Successful Church Planters Are Turning Conventional Wisdom Upside-Down" (Discipleship Resources, 2016),
and the "Ask: Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age" DVD project (Abingdon, 2015).


A podcast about Faith

People are sometimes afraid to talk about faith, but we aren’t. Each week we'll have conversations on spirituality, faith, and everyday life. From work to relationships, politics to finances – faith impacts so much of who we are and how we live. Pastor Matt Miofsky will take a weekly topic through conversations, interviews and listener questions shed light on how faith and real life intersect.

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