meet the team

"If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next."

C.S. Lewis

Meet the Team for Unbreakeable Church

Christopher Mattix
Director / Co-Producer / Screenwriter
Christopher was a CMML Missionary in Bolivia for decade and is now based in SC. He speaks regularly at churches, conferences, & camps around the world. He’s the author of the Best Seller Confesiones de un Inquisidor in Spanish. He studied Theology at Emmaus Bible College, graduating with full honors.
Genesis Mattix​
Co-Producer / Social Media

Along with her husband, Christopher, Genesis was a CMML Missionary
in Bolivia, now based in SC. She studied Business Administration at
UAGRAM, graduating at the top of her class. She’s been invited to speak
at several women’s events & works alongside her husband Christopher,
focusing on social media & marketing.

Brian Kelley
Executive Producer

Brian is a musician & songwriter based in Germany; his first
production was a TV special in Denmark about his band. Since then, he
has organized live multinational satellite events, created an
international distribution company, & produces films, series, &
documentaries around the globe. Find his production resume here.

THE Experts

Dr. Mark Stevenson
Key Interviewee
Dr. Stevenson is Professor of Bible & Theology at Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, Iowa, where he has served since 1999. He holds a PhD in Theology from the University of Wales. He specializes in Biblical Studies, Church History, & Biblical Languages.
Jerry Mattix
Key Interviewee / Script Editor
Jerry is a CMML Missionary based in Cyprus. He has authored numerous Christian books in English and Turkish, including Dear Muslim Friend and The Beginning of the End. His ministry includes speaking and teaching regularly across the Middle East and Europe, including television.
Ian Burness
Key Interviewee / Script Editor

Ian is now the Chair of the IBCM Network
based in Bristol, U.K. He studied medicine at Aberdeen University
before becoming a missionary in Africa. Upon return to the U.K., he
spent nearly two decades as General Director of Echoes of Service. He is
also the author of several books, on topics such as Church History and

Beth Peltola
Key Interviewee
Beth is an Echoes International Missionary based in London, U.K. As the CEO of One Truth Project, she works as a researcher and lecturer on Biblically responding to Islam, while also developing various training courses on Apologetics, Theology, & Church History.
Marc Madrigal
Key Interviewee

Marc is a board member in the Istanbul Protestant Church Foundation in Turkey. His undergraduate degree was in Literature (2006) & he completed his M.A. in Phoenix Seminary (2008). He is married & has three children. He teaches courses in Church History & the New Testament & has published several books in Turkish.

Pastor Andrew Brunson
Special Guest

Andrew’s story became a riveting international story back in 2018. After spending 23 years as Pastor in Izmir, Turkey, he was jailed under the false accusation of espionage and terrorism, and subsequently imprisoned. After tense negotiations, the US Government was able to return his freedom. His family now live stateside and he is a sought-after conference speaker. 

Promo Video

Cole Phail
Head Cinematographer/Editor

Cole is an experienced cinematographer and video editor based out of Augusta, GA. He is the owner of Master Productions. Cole also has extensive experience in painting murals, graphic design, and more. 

Promo Video

Amanda Johnson
Cinematographer for Promo
Amanda is a filmmaker with Harvest Films based out of Phoenix, AZ & former Emmaus Bible College student.

Web Site

Hugo Acosta
Computer Engineer - Full Stack Web Developer

Hugo is a Computer Engineer with more than 8 years of experience based out of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. You can contact him here:

Board Members

Jay Stratman (Arizona)

Ted Stephens (South Carolina)

Brian Kelley (Germany)

Christopher Mattix (South Carolina/Bolivia)