Pastor Matt, Jody, and the girls
Matthew was born and raised in central Indiana. He accepted Christ at the age of 15 and felt called to preach a few months later. He attended Indiana Baptist College and graduated in 2000. Jody grew up locally. She and her family attended Lisbon Baptist Temple, and she graduated from the Lisbon Christian Academy. Jody also attended Indiana Baptist College, where she and Matt first met. They were married at the church on May 15, 1999. They now have three wonderful daughters; Emily, Mallory, and Bailey. The Phillips family loves the Indianapolis Colts, Kennywood amusement park, and Mary's Pizza in Lisbon. Pastor Matt has served as Senior Pastor since January of 2014.