Matthew D. Westerholm

Associate Professor of Church Music and Worship; Chair, Department of Biblical Worship; Executive Director of Institute for Biblical Worship

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Dr. Matthew Westerholm serves as Associate Professor of Church Music and Worship, and the Chair of the Department of Biblical Worship at Southern Seminary. Dr. Westerholm is also the Executive Director of the Institute for Biblical Worship. Prior to coming to Southern, Dr. Westerholm was the Assistant Professor of Music and Worship at Bethlehem College and Seminary and Pastor for Music and Worship at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Westerholm has written both congregational songs and articles on worship for various sites including DesiringGod, Gospel Coalition, and Doxology & Theology. Dr. Westerholm is a member of Sojourn East in Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to Lisa, and they have three children.

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