Staff

Church Staff

Eric Simpson, Lead Pastor
Eric Simpson

Lead Pastor

Brad Bak, Worship Pastor
Brad Bak

Worship Pastor

Ian Black, Student Pastor
Ian Black

Student Pastor

Justin Langebartels, Associate Director of Worship
Justin Langebartels

Associate Director of Worship

Ruth Batson, Accountant
Ruth Batson

Accountant

Elisabeth Benedict, Eagle Preschool Director
Elisabeth Benedict

Eagle Preschool Director

Julia Davis, Students
Julia Davis

Students

Janna Langebartels, Admin Support
Janna Langebartels

Admin Support

Katie Mezo, Elementary Director
Katie Mezo

Elementary Director

Michelle Schrier, Communications Coordinator
Michelle Schrier

Communications Coordinator

Carl Verh, Facility & Grounds Director
Carl Verh

Facility & Grounds Director

Courtney Vischer, Preschool Admin Support
Courtney Vischer

Preschool Admin Support

Crystal Collver, Eagle Kids Support
Crystal Collver

Eagle Kids Support

Brad Shearer, Student Intern
Brad Shearer

Student Intern

Eric Simpson, Lead Pastor

Eric Simpson

Lead Pastor

Married to Kendra. Dad to Lilly & Kaylynn. Native Iowan. Donut connoisseur. Was once one pin shy of bowling a perfect game. 

317-769-0700 ext. 103

Brad Bak, Worship Pastor

Brad Bak

Worship Pastor

Married to Jayne since 1984. Dad to Jillian & Mitch. Grew up in Minnesota detoured through L.A. before landing in Indiana. Loves travelling, entertaining and movies. Paid for college by playing the organ.

317-769-0700 ext. 101

Ian Black, Student Pastor

Ian Black

Student Pastor

Foodie. Outgoing. Professional tap dancer. Musical theater aficionado. Maker of unusual sounds. Loves hanging out with friends. Passionate about reaching students for Christ.

317-769-0700 ext. 106

Justin Langebartels, Associate Director of Worship

Justin Langebartels

Associate Director of Worship

Married to Janna. Proud dad to Bram, Lucy & Liza. Loves good food, music and fishing. Guitarist for the Hunter Smith Band.

317-769-0700 ext. 109

Ruth Batson, Accountant

Ruth Batson

Accountant

Married to Ted and mom to 2 college-age daughters, Kelsey and Mackenzie. Enjoys family vacations, numbers that add up and volunteering with students.

317-769-0700 ext, 112

Elisabeth Benedict, Eagle Preschool Director

Elisabeth Benedict

Eagle Preschool Director

Married to Scott. Mom to Sam, Annadel and Avery. Proud mom taxi. Youth sports fan. Always on the go. Loves to chow on seafood.

317-769-0700 ext. 107

Julia Davis, Students

Julia Davis

Students

Favorite aunt. Unintended Hoosier. Lipstick wearer. Shoe junkie. Organized. Chocolate is my kryptonite.

317-769-0700 ext. 105

Janna Langebartels, Admin Support

Janna Langebartels

Admin Support

Coke drinker. Potato chip stealer. Blogger. Writer. Singer. Happily married to a rock star. Mom to Bram, Lucy & Liza.

317-769-0700 ext. 108

Katie Mezo, Elementary Director

Katie Mezo

Elementary Director

Mom of four, 3 boys and one girl. Married to JR. Former elementary teacher. Attended college in tornado alley and survived.

317-769-0700 ext. 111

Michelle Schrier, Communications Coordinator

Michelle Schrier

Communications Coordinator

Wife to Jeff. Mom to Jacob & Avery. Avid reader. Loves 90s pop music and the Chicago Cubs. Once hiked on the Great Wall of China.

317-769-0700 ext. 113

Carl Verh, Facility & Grounds Director

Carl Verh

Facility & Grounds Director

Husband to Lucy. Proud grandfather & great-grandfather. Wannabe comedian. Mission trips are my sabbatical. When Bob the Builder asks if we can fix it, I already did.

317-769-0700 ext. 102

Courtney Vischer, Preschool Admin Support

Courtney Vischer

Preschool Admin Support

Married to Pete. Proud to be a #boymom (Noah, Greyson & Roman). Dumpster Diver. Painter. Art teacher. Sarcasm aficionado.

317-769-0700 ext.100

Crystal Collver, Eagle Kids Support

Crystal Collver

Eagle Kids Support

Wife to Bryan. Mom to Kaylee, Mason and Ryder. Baker. Runner. Polymath. Seattle Native.

317-769-0700 ext. 104

Brad Shearer, Student Intern

Brad Shearer

Student Intern

Enthusiastic Ohioan. College student.