Matt Dibler leaves Diplomats, goes solo

Matt Dibler sang lead with the Inspirations for nine years, starting in 1999, until his sudden resignation from the group the week before NQC 2008. He resurfaced several months later, filling in for Diplomats lead singer Jimmy Pearson when Pearson had to be off the road recovering from heart surgery.

They ultimately asked him to stay on, and he stayed with the group for two years. He just announced via Facebook and on his newly redesigned website that he has resigned from the Diplomats and is launching a solo career. However, he noted on Facebook that he will still appear with the Diplomats on select dates.

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  1. Good for Matt. God bless his new ministry. He could have stayed hid under a rock a couple of years ago, but he chose to get back out serving the Lord through song.

    • Matt, I have just learned that you went solo back in October. We went to see the Inspiration last Friday night in Thomasville, NC and they had two new singers from last year. Only Mike and the Reagan was left. [edit]
      If youa re coming to the Winston-Salem, NC area, do let us know we would love come hear you.
      Will you be at the NQC in September.??
      Best wishes to you and your family and may God bless you as you continue to minister for the Lord.
      Lou and Howard May

  2. he’s gonna do great!

  3. It wouldn’t surprise me to see him do more with his family group, as well. I have heard they are travleing some together.

  4. We recently had matt and his wife come and sing at my church, matt also preached and brought a timely word fro God. we all had a wonderful time in the Lord with The Holy Spirit moving.

    Hope all the best for Matt and His Family. Pastor Keith Milner
    Forever Blessed Church of God, Cartersville Ga

  5. He who is without SIN, Let Him cast the first stone

  6. I love Matt Dibler and his family they have been such a blessing to me.I love his song Help is on the way it has bless me all my life.God bles Matt Dibler and his family.

  7. I have been trying to find out where Matt is and if he is still singing.I am glad to know he is,and would love to know if he is singing any where in South Georgia.

    • Matt is traveling with Melton Campbell ocassionally. They have a trio “Resurrection”. Mark Clark was also traveling with them, but now he is filling in for tenor with the Inspirations.

      • I’m pretty sure I’ve seen videos of that trio on YouTube. They had a great sound.