Being Raised in a Catholic family in Elmira New York, Matt Pautz attended a Catholic School from the 5th to 11th grade. His senor year of high school he joined the military. While stationed at Plattsburgh Air Force Base in upstate New York he began to seek answers concerning eternity. The Lord brought some special witnesses into his life that shared the gospel with him, and prayed for him. Matt came to Christ on April 18, 1982. That following December he answered the call to preach during a watch night service at the Bible Baptist Church of Plattsburgh New York. Matt attended the Baptist Bible College in Boston Massachusetts from 1984 to 1986. Matt then packed up and moved to Haines City, where he finished his college education at the Landmark Baptist College. Matt met his wife Rachael at Landmark, and they were married July of 1989. They have three boys, Seamus, Caleb, and Gage Reagan.
Matt Pautz serves as our Youth Pastor, leading the teen Sunday school department, and activities. He also serves as the Good Morning Show host on Gospel 90.3 FM. During the summer months Matt is the director of Camp Glory.
Jay Lewis is the Ministry Administrator at Landmark Baptist Church. He works closely with the Pastor's office as the administrator of our four main ministry departments: Landmark Christian School, Landmark Baptist College, Gospel 90.3 Radio and Landmark's Freedom Baptist Curriculum. Bro. Jay graduated college at Landmark in 1998. He also completed his graduate studies for his doctorate in 2002.
Jay married Amy, another High School and college graduate of Landmark, in 1998. Jay and Amy have three children: James, Justin, and Ella.
Jay has served as a youth pastor, college professor, High School teacher and has also worked in the insurance and financial industry.