Team Members


Matt Popovits

Founder MPM | Awesome guy | Facilitator of Lightbulb Moments

Matt currently serves as Lead Pastor of St. Mark Houston, in Houston, Texas. Prior to serving in Houston, Matt was the planting and Lead Pastor of OSNY, a family of neighborhood parishes in New York City. Matt is a graduate of both Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO and of the University of Michigan-Flint department of Theatre and Dance. He and his high school sweetheart Lisa have two children: Ava Elise and Jack Matthew. They are avid St. Louis Cardinal fans and supporters of all things Maize and Blue..


Rachel Ryder

Exec. Administrator | master of meetings | Feelings Ninja

Rachel is living her best life in California weather with her husband and two girls. When she’s not in the throws of homeschooling, Rachel’s favorite things are binge watching Netflix, sending Marco Polo messages to her friends, and doing pretty much anything with her favorite people.



Danielle Chisler

Media correspondent | Digital CZAr | Doer of the things

Danielle lives in Texas, but has never lost her homegrown Louisiana charm. In addition to running social media for MPM, she is a family photographer in the Houston area. Danielle and her family go all out for Halloween with themed family costumes, and it’s become a favorite tradition each year. She enjoys learning new things (typical enneagram 5), coffee and traveling with her best friend Rachel.