Bio: Kirk Mathews


As Pastor of Evangelism and Community Connections at Genesis, I am responsible for leading in the equipping of our congregation to share the gospel and deepening our collective desire to serve our community.


My wife Jane is from Des Moines, Iowa and we met in college. We have four incredible children and nine wonderful grand children.


BS in Accounting, Northwest Missouri State University 1979
MBA, Northwest Missouri State University 1982

What Genesis Means To You

Genesis has been an incredible learning and growing place for me. Jane and I were attracted to Genesis for three primary reasons. First, the expository preaching. Second, the theologically based worship and Third, the commitment to serving our city, region, state and world.

Favorite Quote

“Most people want to serve God, but only in an advisory capacity.” Adrian Rogers

Favorite Reads

Humility, The Journey Toward Holiness by Andrew Murray
The Lost Shipwreck of Paul by Robert Cornuke

Favorite Movies

A Few Good Men, Shawshank Redemption, Three Amigos, Waterboy, Remember the Titans, Field of Dreams, Rudy

What You Enjoy

Time with family, college football, laughing (really hard), working with my hands

Where You Grew Up and What You Did As A Kid

I grew up not far from Eureka in what is now known as Wildwood. We lived on 72 acres, had horses and taking care of them was partly my job. We rode bikes, shot BB guns and played baseball in the neighbors cow pasture. I played three sports at Lafayette High School and one in college.

Hope For Genesis

My hope for Genesis is that every member would find their ministry calling and find joy, beauty and grow closer to our Lord in pursuit of it.

Service Times

Sundays @ 10:00am

Pacific Intermediate gymnasium
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Genesis Kids provides programming for children from birth through fifth grade. Casual dress is the norm.


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