Our Pastors

Matt Roller  |  Pastor
Matt grew up at Indianapolis Baptist Temple and has served in many ministries of the church. He has led the Youth Group, College, and Couples Ministries as well as being a Sunday School teacher and driver for the Special Needs class.

Matt is a graduate of Freedom Seminary in Okeechobee, FL and is currently studying for a Masters in Theology degree from Louisiana Baptist University. Matt’s wife, Bekah, has been a member of IBT since 1987 and conducts ladies Bible studies, helps in the church office and also is available to counsel ladies. Matt and Bekah have three children, Brett, Brandon, and Haley.

Ellery Hunsley  |  Member Care Pastor
Pastor Ellery Hunsley graduated in 1977 from Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO with a Bachelor of Science degree.

He served 11 years at Beth Haven Baptist Church in Walnut Grove, MO as Youth Director/Associate Pastor and Interim Pastor. Pastor Hunsley joined the Indianapolis Baptist Temple staff in August 1985. He served with Dr. Dixon from August 1985-1996 as an Assistant Pastor. He continued to serve with Rev. Greg Dixon from 1996-2015 as membership pastor and maturity pastor. He continues to serve with Rev. Matt Roller from 2016 to present, as membership pastor and working with the Senior Saints. His ministry also includes hospital and sick and shut in visitation, and teaching small groups, & adult Sunday School class. Ellery and his wife Jeannie have 6 children, 5 of whom are married, and 9 grandchildren and counting. If Pastor Ellery can be of any assistance to you, please contact him at 317-783-6753.

Doug Thomson  |  Discipleship Pastor


Chad Biddinger  |  IBT Teens Pastor
Chad has been attending IBT for many years and has been youth pastor for 4 years. He has previously worked in the college department as a college pastor. Chad also runs the Men’s Workout Life Group. Outside of IBT, he is involved in his business and large family.
Joe Napier  |  Middle School Pastor
Joe has been in youth ministry since 2007, with most of that time leading the middle school  group. Joe and his wife Amber have three beautiful children, Ella, Owen and Cami. Joe lives in Franklin where he and his family operate 3 restaurants. He has been with IBT since he was 5 years old.

Our Support Team

Carole Sparks
Secretary & Event Coordinator
Dave Turner
Worship Leader
Kayla and Isaiah Schult
Kids Directors
Seth Grandidge
Graphic Designer
Isabella Fulkerson
Volunteer Coordinator
Chris Healey
Facility Manager