Matt Prater has worked in Radio since the age of 15, working as an announcer, in sales, training staff and copywriting. He has also been a youth pastor, DJ, a Children’s entertainer.

More than anything he is passionate about sharing his faith with business people, students, churches and anyone who’ll listen.

Matt is married to Carol and has 3 children, Lydia, Josh and Grace. Matt is Senior Pastor at New Hope Brisbane, a great church reaching out to people all over Brisbane that meets at 81 Mina Pde, Alderley 2pm Sundays.

Here’s some of Matt’s favourite quotes:

– “If you do what you’ve always done you’ll get what you’ve always got”

– “The Main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing”.

– “There’s 2 ways you can wake up in the morning. You can say ‘Good Lord, it’s morning!’ or ‘good morning, Lord!’ – I recommend the latter”.

– “Let Prayer be your steering wheel not your spare wheel”.

– “God likes people with big ears more than big mouths”.

– “Revival runs in rivers not canals”.

– “God loves availability more than ability”.

– “It’s one thing to get an answer to prayer but another thing to be an answer to prayer”.

– “One good turn gets all the bedsheets”.

– “Don’t say look what the world is coming too, say look Who’s come to the world”!

– “God doesn’t call the equipped, he equips the called”

– For I know the Plans I have for you declares the Lord plans to prosper you and not to harm you plans to give you a hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all of your heart. I will be found by you declares the Lord. (Jeremiah 29:11-14)

– For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16)