Matt Linton was born and raised in St. Stephen, New Brunswick Canada and graduated from St. Stephen High School. After graduating he went on to major in Theology at Northeast Christian College in Fredericton, N.B. In the summer of 2001 he married Cynara Cowan from Picton Ontario, who had just graduated from Northeast Christian College, and went on to graduate himself.
Matt Linton is an ordained minister and has filled multiple ministerial roles over the years. These include, Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, International Evangelist, served time on the mission field in Guatemala, and he has released three music projects as a southern gospel recording artist. They have been blessed with three children Malaki and Selah and Bentlea.
Matt and his family now travel full time with their music ministry spreading the gospel of Christ through concerts and preaching. Matt feels tremendously blessed to be able to do what he loves for The Lord.
2016 MGMA Male Soloist of the Year
2015 MGMA Male Soloist of the Year
2015 MGMA Album of the Year
2015 MGMA Song of the Year (Now I’m a Christian)
2014 MGMA Male Vocalist of the Year