At Indian Hills we follow Jesus’ model of servant leadership. To say one is a leader at IHCC is to say that they are the chief servants of the congregation. Indian Hills leadership consists of elders, deacons, and our ministerial staff.
Meet Our Staff
Worship Minister: John Welsh
Preaching Minister: Jim Cooper
Started at Indian Hills: 2012, Preaching Minister since 2014
Family: My beautiful wife Kayla and our golden retriever Yoshi
Hometown: I’m originally from Birdie, KY in Anderson County
College: Kentucky Christian University
My Teams: I’m a big fan of the Kentucky Wildcats, Cincinnati Reds, and the San Francisco 49ers
Hobbies: Reading, Deer hunting, History
Why I Love Ministry: I love the Bible, and I love how God gave us the ability to get to know him through it, and learn from it, and be encouraged by it. But it’s also so interesting! There’s so much great stuff in there. So to see people connect with scripture, sometimes for the first time, is my favorite part of ministry.
Involvement Minister: Boomer Heck
Started at Indian Hills: My Family and I had the privilege of beginning our ministry at IHCC January 16, 2012, and it has been a great fit for us ever since.
Family: I am married to a wonderful woman name Lara and we have been together for 18 years. In that time we have seen three awesome additions to our family, Braxtyn who is 10, Gavin who is 6 and our Boxer Bell who is 4.
Hometown: I am born and raised a Hoosier! With my dad getting transferred with is job, I get to call Evansville and Greenfield Indiana home.
College: I attended Kentucky Christian University (college back then) where I started my youth ministry focus and have been in youth ministry for the last 22 years.
My Teams: INDIANA HOOSIERS!! I also enjoy watching and following everything United States Men’s Soccer.
Hobbies: I coach High school Soccer (GO ADS!), Fishing, Kayaking, hanging out with my kids and anything to do with the outdoors.
Why I Love Ministry: I take the call in Proverbs 22:6 to heart and I want to see teens strengthen their love and relationship with Christ in a big way. I love to see the enthusiasm of teens when they encounter God’s grace and mercy pouring out on them and want to then tell the world! I also love ministry because it shows me just how great God is–that He can take someone like me and use me for His glory.
Family Minister: Brent Godsey
Started at Indian Hills: April 2015
Family: My amazing wife Twila and our four kiddos (Jocelyn, Cailyn, Hayden, and Grayson)
Hometown: I’m originally from Columbia, KY in Adair County
College: Kentucky Christian College (University)
My Teams: UK Basketball, Indianapolis Colts Football, & the USA Olympic Curling Team
Hobbies: Volleyball, Tech Stuff, Board Games, and Reading
Why I Love Ministry: Working with families I have the opportunity to assist parents in making an eternal difference in their lives as well as in the lives of their children. I am very honored that God allows me to even be a small part of that plan. Plus, when working with kids, making a complete fool of yourself on stage can actually be a good thing…so it’s perfect for me!
Student Minister: Parker Wray
Started at Indian Hills: August 1, 2016.
Family: My mother, father and sister, all great characters and wonderful human beings.
Hometown: I am a Hoosier through and through. I was born and raised in small town USA Nashville, Indiana
College: I attended a small Christian school called Greenville College
My Teams: Indiana Hoosiers, of course, the US men’s National team in soccer, the Dallas Cowboys, Olympic Track and Field (those guys/gals are fast!)
Hobbies: My hobbies include; being around people, I enjoy getting to know people, I enjoy running, and most anything that has to do with being active.
Why I Love Ministry:
Executive Minister: Mike Crowe
Started at Indian Hills: August 2008
Family: My wife Marsha and I have two sons, Tyler and Nathan
Hometown: I’m an Army brat. I have no hometown. I was born in Appleton, Wisconsin.
College: Abilene Christian University
My Teams: Green Bay Packers, University of Wisconsin football and basketball
Hobbies: Gardening, landscaping, hiking
Why I Love Ministry: Getting to see God’s grace transform lives as He restores hope to the hopeless and wholeness to the broken.