New Life Baptist Church is a place to serve the Lord, one another, and the community of Converse and San Antonio, Texas.

Our church is a serving church, and we invite you to “to know them which labour among you” (1 Thessalonians 5:12). Our ministry touches every age from the Nursery Ministry to the Senior Citizens Ministry. Our heart’s prayer is that we may minister to you and your loved ones and likewise you will minister with us.

Matt Green

Matt Green  Pastor

In 2004 Matt married Arianne and they now have 4 children. In 2008 Matt graduated from Bible College.  After completing school he took a Youth Pastor position in March 2008 in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 2016 God opened the door to serve as Youth Pastor here at New Life Baptist Church in Converse, Tx. His hobbies are bike riding and drinking the best coffee. “Not just any cup of coffee will do.”

On January 1st 2019 Matthew Green became the Pastor of New Life Baptist Church.

John Woolery

John Woolery  Associate Pastor

John Woolery grew up in a Christian family in the Dallas, Texas area. He received Christ as his personal Savior June 24, 1968 while attending Lake Texoma Baptist Youth Camp. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. While serving as a Marine, he surrendered to the full-time Christian ministry.

He graduated from Tennessee Temple College Bachelor of Arts in Bible in 1976. He has served in various ministries since that time including teaching in Christian schools, serving as an assistant pastor, an interim pastor, and as a radio technician with the Bible Broadcasting Network (BBN). Since he was called as Associate Pastor in February 2007, Bro. John Woolery has been serving faithfully along side Pastor Lewis at New Life Baptist Church.


  • Bachelors in Bible, Tennessee Temple (1976)
  • U.S. Marine Corps Veteran