Matt Butts

Founder and Director


Matt is the founder and director of the Reformed Outlook and also hosts the podcast. He holds a B.A. in Christian Ministry from Leavell College of the New Orleans Baptist Theological seminary and is currently pursuing an M.Div from Birmingham Theological Seminary. He is a member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Gardendale, Alabama and hopes to one day enter the pastoral ministry. Matt enjoys theology, target shooting, and spending time with his family. He resides in Mount Olive, Alabama with is wife (Kelli), daughter (Karis), and son (J.T.).
 

Cory Allan Byrum

Senior Editor


Cory is a Reformed Presbyterian who loves discussing theology over a good cup of coffee, or with a nice cigar. He is married to his lovely wife Emily and is soon expecting his first son, Calvin. Cory and Emily are members of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Pottsville, AR and reside in Russellville, AR.
 

Jonathan Bradley

Contributor


Jonathan, a contributing writer for the Reformed Outlook, who is a reformed Baptist living in the Midwest. He has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Central Christian College in Kansas as well as a Masters in Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Having spent much of his life advocating for children in the foster care system in Southwest Florida, Jonathan and his wife, Roni, now serve at risk children in boarding school setting as house-parents just outside of Chicago. Jonathan is also a vocal advocate of family worship, agreeing with Jonathan Edwards who said, “Every Christian family ought to be as it were a little church,…” When not blogging, Jonathan spends time with his wife and four children, as well as reading books, watching movies, and napping.
 

Caleb Aaron Branson

Contributor


Caleb is a musician from Durango, Colorado who's goal is to share the gospel through corporate worship and music outreach. He is currently waiting to attend college for a major in Theology/Christian Ministry to be a pastor one day.
 

Robert Jackson

Contributor


Robert is a contributor to the Reformed Outlook blog. He and his wife, Julianne, are members of Grace Bible Church in Oxford, Mississippi. He enjoys talking about the Word of God, cooking, and picking up heavy things in his spare time.
 

Chelsi Woods

Contributor


Chelsi is a Jesus loving, tattooed soccer mom, who's passionate about music, theology, sound doctrine, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. She is a weekly devotional writer for the women's magazine "Whole", and has a heart for discipleship and the study of scripture. Chelsi hopes to honor Christ through writing, music, and humor to offer a solid message of a supernatural peace and hope in Christ and Christ alone. She is an Army veteran and is a member of First Baptist Church in Farwell, TX where she plays guitar and bass on the worship team. Her hobbies are Pinterest fails, dad jokes, and embarrassing her 11-year-old daughter Kirkland with her solid dance moves.
 

Bob Wright

Contributor


Bob is a deacon working for the OPC Uganda Mission, stationed in Nakaale, Nakapiripirit District Uganda. He is the construction and maintenance manager for the mission, so he builds and maintains missionary and medical staff housing and vehicles, drills water wells, designs and installs solar water and power systems and runs other projects as necessary. Bob is the husband to Martha and the father to Rachel, Bobby, Anna, Mary and Christiana. Bob and his family have lived since 2000 in the Karamoja region of Uganda working in support of the church's desire to plant a self sufficient, self governing and self replicating church among the Karamojong. The Karamojong are Nilotic semi-pastoralists who have recently (2007) been disarmed. Bob and Martha are originally from the Philadelphia region and have lived and worked in both Eritrea and Uganda. Martha runs the Karamoja Education Outreach, a basic skills and literacy project. For more information about the ministry in Uganda go to www.opum.org or friend us on Facebook.