Meet Theodore


Theodore Matthews is a powerful communicator and strategic thinker who empowers individuals and organizations with practical tools on how to pivot from where they are so that they can become even better.

Theodore is pioneer for his generation, he is the founder and Senior Pastor of Empowerment Church. While also leading The Empowerment Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization committed to betterment of communities and individuals through holistic development. He is also a speaker, coach, and training with the John Maxwell Team.

Hitting the ground running from his teenage years, Theodore brings over 12 years of senior leadership experience and insight to any opportunity or consultation. Having worked in both the public and private sector, he provides valuable insight and wisdom as a trusted advisor to leaders and influencers spanning from C-Suite executives, educational leaders, elected officials, industry creatives, church leadership and everywhere in between.

He is known for providing personal and practical tools so that individuals and organizations can be empowered to carry out their purpose.

His pride and joy can be found in his family. Together he and his wife Jeri have two children, Cami (daughter) and Jayce (son).

Theodore Matthews Speaking


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