Rev. Dr. Matt Ayars


Rev. Dr. Matt Ayars is the President of Emmaus Biblical Seminary in Haiti ( and has been serving as a full-time missionary with the One Mission Society (formerly OMS International) at EBS with his family since 2007. Matt is married (Stacey) and has three daughters (Lily, b. 2009, Sofia, b. 2011, and Nora, b. 2015).

Matt is originally from New Jersey and is a graduate of Asbury College (now university), Wesley Biblical Seminary, and has recently earned his PhD in Old Testament at St. John’s College of Nottingham. Matt is also an ordained minister with the One Mission Society.

Matt is also the author of Salvation in Fresh Perspective: Covenant, Cross, and Kingdom and co-authored with the Rev. Dr. Charles Lake Holy Is a Four-Letter Word). Matt also has a devotional blog at and his wife Stacey blogs about their life and ministry in Haiti at  Matt also has a love of movies and music (jazz).

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