Who is the FEA?
Matt Costella has served as the director of the FEA since 2011 and is the founding pastor of Grace Bible Church of Fresno which he planted in 2004. A writer for both Foundation magazine and Feature: A Daily Bible Study Guide, Matt earned a B.S. in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) and a M.A. in Theological Studies from Faith Baptist Theological Seminary in Ankeny, IA. He resides with his wife and three children in Clovis, CA.
Gary Freel has worked for the FEA since January of 2009 and serves as the lead pastor of Grace Bible Church of Fresno. Receiving a B.A. from Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, Missouri, and a M.A. and M.Div from Faith Baptist Theological Seminary in Ankeny, IA, he had pastored Berean Baptist Church of Boone, Iowa for 16 years prior to moving to California. Gary has been married for 25 years to his wife, Jeanette, and they have two sons, Josh and Caleb.