Following graduation from seminary with a Masters of Divinity, George Mattix was a volunteer coordinator with the Basic Seminar in Spokane, Washington for 19 years. During 13 of those years, he also was senior pastor at a church in North Idaho. In 1992, George joined the Institute in Basic Life Principles as full-time staff in Moscow, Russia. He became the Executive Director of the International Department. He served-full time with the ministry for 21 years. Leaving the IBLP ministry, the Lord called him to a consulting, research, and speaking ministry. George received his Doctor of Divinity in 2013.