R. Kevin Matthews

Senior Pastor

Pastor R. Kevin Matthews is a dynamic preacher and teacher gifted with keen prophetic insight into the Word of God. Driven by his passion to impact the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Pastor Kevin is a visionary leader with a global mandate.

Marked by God at an early age, Pastor Kevin began his work in ministry as a faithful youth minister under his former pastor. He is an ordained Elder in the Body of Christ and his dedication to the church is unwavering.  Moreover, he is a staple instructor for his thought-provoking class, “How to Study The Bible For Yourself,” consistently drew hundreds of students annually from various churches within the Washington, DC region.

As Senior Pastor and Founder of the Shepherd’s International Christian Church, he is the epitome of a servant leader and his innate ability to connect people to their God-given purpose is unparalleled. In this vein, he empowers audiences across the country with Biblical-based teachings and practical tools to live in destiny instead of dreaming about it. The impact of Pastor Kevin’s ministry at The Shepherd’s House International Christian Church has caused church membership to nearly 1000 worshipers in 24 months.

More than a preacher, Pastor Kevin is a thought-leader on church business and administration.  He is the CEO of RKM Ministries and RKM Enterprise. His wisdom and business strategies are known throughout the world. He is a highly sought-after speaker, consultant, and business mentor. His experiences created opportunities where he trained thousands of pastors on church management, finances, government, and leadership. Having the heart to see other pastors succeed, he was also a key instructor for the annual Church Financial Growth Seminar hosted by the accounting firm of Chitwood & Chitwood and Don Meares Ministries.

Pastor Kevin is committed to leading in excellence and by example. In addition to his formal training in full-time ministry for over 20 years, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and a Master of Arts in Church Administration from Friends International Christian University.

His anointing coupled with his experience and education has propelled him to be a General in the Gospel. He, uncompromisingly, delivers a message of hope, breakthrough, and revival to national audiences. Pastor Kevin’s desire is to lead people to salvation and a life-changing encounter with God that will fuel a life of unstoppable spiritual growth, victory, and accomplishment.

Pastor Kevin and his wife, First Lady Malissa, reside in Upper Marlboro, MD. Together, they are impacting the world.

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