Matt Tullos is a writer and minister who has written over 700 dramatic sketches for worship, 10 books and numerous video projects. He has served in various roles at LifeWay Christian Resources. Tullos' dramatic collections, Aha Moments for Worship and Actors Not Included compile his works from 1983-2002. He was the vangaurd editor of Let's Worship magazine produced by Lifeway Church Resources.
Tullos was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1963 where his father served as a minister of music at Florida Boulevard Baptist Church. His family later moved to the Los Angeles area. Later they returned to Louisiana. After serving at First Baptist Church in Mandeville, Louisiana and Coulter Road Baptist Church in Amarillo Texas, he was invited to join the editorial division of LifeWay. He worked with Lifeway in various capacities for 15 years.
In 2006, he began serving as transitional pastor at Bluegrass Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee. In January, 2008, Tullos resigned his position at Lifeway to pastor at Bluegrass Baptist. Matt is currently serving at Bluegrass Baptist Church in the year 2011 as the fulltime church pastor and has a tendency to really help people when they are in dire trouble with help from the Lord. He has four sons. Isaac, Jacob, Nathan and Caleb. Matt's wife, Darlene, is also a writer and actress and runs a performing arts academy at Bluegrass called Epiphany Performing Arts Academy. (www.EpiphanyPerformingArts.com)
Tullos is known for strongly evangelical sketches. He has often referred to e. e. cummings, J. D. Salinger, and T. S. Eliot as stylistic influences.
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“Everything that ever walked or crawled on the face of the earth, swum the depths of the ocean or soared through the skies left its imprint here.”
—Robert M. Fresco, and Jack Arnold. Dr. Matt Hastings (John Agar)