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Leadership & Staff

Under the direction of Christ, our leaders seek to demonstrate the love and concern of our heavenly Father. Please do not hesitate to contact them with your needs.


Mike Johnson, Elder

Mike and his family have been attending TBC since 2001. He was a deacon for one term and a few years later joined the elder board, serving since 2010. Mike works in Corporate Finance and has an Accounting degree from Bob Jones University and an MBA from Miami University (Ohio). He and his wife, Paula, have been married since 1992 and have three adult children: Lindsay (married to Icthus Yoo), Alyssa (married to Lucas Eckerley), and Luke.

Chad Knudson, Pastor of Preaching and Teaching

Chad came to TBC in June 2015. Chad received his MDiv and ThM degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Chad has been married to his wife, Roberta, since 1999, and they have four boys.

Chad Knudson

Kurt Larson, Pastor of Discipleship and Administration

Kurt has been on staff at TBC since June 2011. He served in the US Navy for several years before working in the business world. He holds a degree in music and attended a small Bible Institute in New England. He has an MBA and an MA in Biblical Counseling from The Master's College and is an ACBC-certified biblical counselor. He and his wife Sue have been at TBC since 2001. They have five adult children and 14 (and counting!) grandchildren.

Kurt Larson

Ian Masterson, Elder 

Ian and his wife Jennifer have been married since 1978; they have two daughters, Kate and Amy (Lurker), a son-in-law Drew Lurker and two grandchildren (Nora and Evan). Ian and his family began attending TBC in late 1994, shortly after moving to the Indianapolis area from Connecticut. Ian served as a deacon for one term and started serving as an elder in 2000. Ian is retired and has an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Marist College, a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Ph.D. in Material Science and Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.  

Rob Schloemer, Pastor of Family Ministries and Outreach

Rob has been on the staff of TBC since November 2008. Rob earned his MDiv. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and completed his undergraduate work at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He previously pastored in Valley Center, California. Rob married his best friend, Lori, in 1998, and the Lord blessed them with three children: Robbie, Zachary, and Katie Jo. 

Rob Schloemer

Sam Thompson, Elder 

Sam has been attending Trinity Baptist since 2011. He was appointed elder in 2018. Sam is a retired urologist. He and Frances were married in 1984 and have three grown children and six grandchildren.



Nathan Beadle, Deacon of Special Projects

Nathan Beadle and his wife, Kim, began attending TBC in 1996. They have three grown children, Katie, Eric (married to Maddie), and Nate. Nathan graduated from Taylor University in 1988 with a degree in Business Systems. Nathan worked as a consultant for a global technology firm for 25 years. He currently works as the COO for Heritage Christian School in Indianapolis. He has served as a deacon for TBC for the past six years.

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Nathan Faulks, Deacon of Ordinances and Welcome Ministry

Nathan has been involved at TBC since 2015. He attended Appalachian State University, where he studied physics and lab automation. He currently works for Aptiv as an automotive test engineer. Nathan and his wife Hannah enjoy raising their sons (Benjamin & Elijah), reading books, hiking, and talking about the Scriptures. 

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Nathan Hart, Deacon of Building and Grounds

Nathan has been at TBC since 2016. He graduated from Indiana University with a journalism degree and works in digital healthcare marketing in Indianapolis. Nathan and his wife, Leanne, live in Fishers with their three sons. He enjoys running, basketball, camping, and exploring the area with his family.

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Chris Marshall, Deacon of Building and Grounds

Chris has been attending TBC since 2011. Chris and his wife, Dawn, have been blessed with four children and reside in Fishers. Each summer, their family enjoys serving at TBC, especially with the VBS ministry. Chris also enjoys spending time with his family outdoors, exploring God's creation at local and national parks.


Joe Thompson, Deacon of Transportation and Security

Joe has been at TBC since 2015. He graduated from Wheaton College as an undergraduate and is finishing his DDS degree at IU School of Dentistry. Joe and his wife Kathryn are blessed to have four young children: Emma, Isaac, Joseph, and Maggie.

Brandon Young, Deacon of Finance

Brandon and his wife, Mandy, have attended TBC since 2012. Originally from Fort Wayne, Brandon moved to Indianapolis after graduating from Cedarville University. He works in information security in the Carmel area. Brandon enjoys playing sports and coaching kids, being outside, and biking. Brandon, Mandy, and their growing family reside in Carmel.

Church Staff: 

Jonah Ferguson, Worship Director

Jonah Ferguson has been a Trinity Baptist Church of Carmel member since 2006. He has been a part of the Worship Team since 2007. In April 2018, Jonah began serving as the Worship Director. Jonah and his wife, Andrea, live in the Indianapolis area with their children. Jonah's family loves music, food, and books. Jonah is thankful to know Jesus and to serve His church.

Jonah Ferguson

Joetta Harvey, Administrative Assistant

Joetta has been in the TBC office since July 2011. Joetta holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education and music education from the University of Indianapolis and a master's degree from Butler University. She taught in the classroom for ten years before starting a family. Brian and Joetta have been married since 1990 and have been attending Trinity Baptist Church since 1988. Brian and Joetta are now grandparents of identical twin girls, Eloise and Chloe. 

 Joetta Harvey