a multigenerational campus church

Meet Our Staff

Our ministry staff works hard to help our congregation and community reach their full potential in Jesus Christ.  We are all deeply devoted to helping our church impact our community by living out the gospel and making disciples who share our commitment and passion to transform the world!

Mike Richardson

Hi! I came to Indianola in June of 2012 to serve as its Lead Pastor. I felt that my past life experiences had uniquely prepared me for the specific challenges facing this church, and I was excited to see what God could do in this most fascinating of situations. My passion is to help people…

Josh Rodriguez

I am the Associate pastor here at Indianola. This includes preaching, leading life groups, and co-leading the hospitality team. I started serving in April 2008. I also enjoy doing woodworking projects and I love to work outside. The reason I am here is to be a part of a growing and thriving multi-generational church within…

Cory Holt

While Cory is not technically a member of our staff team, he serves as a staff member in many important ways–most significantly as a  member of our teaching team.  Cory also teaches our high school teens on Sunday mornings and serves on our elder board.  Cory is a lifelong member of our church.

Lauren Alexander

My name is Lauren Alexander and I am a CCO campus staff partnered with Indianola Church to reach college students at THE Ohio State University. I started serving Indianola in June 2015. I am married to my high school sweetheart and am a proud dog mom. I work in college ministry is because I believe…

Beth Johnson

My name is Beth Johnson, and I am the Office Administrator here at Indianola. I have been working here since August of 2003. I also volunteer with Honor Flight Columbus and go to Washington DC 6 times a year with WWII, Korean and Vietnam Veterans. I am blessed to be able to use my talents to…

Ryan Kindell

I have been a staff member since June of 2016. I spend my free time playing ultimate frisbee, watching sports, and drinking coffee. I’m passionate about seeing college students transformed by the Gospel, and I love the way that Indianola cares about students at Ohio State. Finding a home church in college is an essential…

Erin Barron

I have been attending this church since August of 2012, and have been on staff running Coffee Underground since the summer of 2015. I am here because I have been blessed with the skills and desire to serve the people around me. That, and I make great coffee. In my spare time, I play video…

Spencer Brewster

I have been on staff since June of 2017. I love sports, especially college football, and I love to watch food network as well as eat food. I also love to spend time with families and friends (when I’m not working, watching sports, or eating food). My passion is empowering college students to change the…

Pam Richardson

I am the worship leader at Indianola. I came here with my husband, Mike, in the summer of June 2012 and was asked to become the worship leader in the following year. I have had a lifelong passion to lead people in worship and connecting people with God in a meaningful way. I have loved…