Our Staff

  • Matt Nussbaum

    Lead pastor

    Matt describes himself as an “ordinary guy” who has a passion to help other ordinary people grow as life-giving friends and followers of Jesus. His full-time leadership role with Exodus focuses on providing visionary leadership and being the primary teaching voice on Sunday mornings. He and his wife, Kathie, started Exodus Church in 2002 and have pastored the church ever since. Matt (originally from Columbus, IN) and Kathie (originally from Akron, OH) are both graduates from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. Kathie has a M.S. in Higher Education from IU, and works as an academic advisor at for the Groups Scholars program at IU.  They have four children – all teen agers or older - Gretchen; Mark; Allison; and David. Matt, an ordained pastor, has a Masters of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from IU. He has served as volunteer chaplain for the IU football team, and occasionally serves as an Adjunct Instructor at the IU School of Education.


    Matt's Email: mattnuss@indiana.edu