Pastor Jon Matthews is the founder and pastor-teacher of New Philadelphia Ministries of Saint Petersburg, Florida. Since accepting Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1976, he has devoted his life and ministry to equipping the body of Christ in God’s word. He is a dynamic teacher and counselor, gifted in presenting the Gospel with clarity and in a practical way, so that lives will be transformed. Pastor Jon and his wife Charlotte have two children, Jonathan and Clarissa. They reside in Saint Petersburg, Florida.