Pastor MATT GOODSELL and his wife Katie have been married since 2001 and have four children, Juliet (17), Caleb (15), Josiah (11), and Nathanael (9). While Katie is native-born from Nebraska, Matt is originally from Australia. Matt and Katie met in Australia while on an evangelistic mission trip during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Pastor Matt now calls the United States of America home and has been a proud U.S. citizen since 2007. Matt, through a powerful conversion, came to faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 24 and has never looked back. Matt loves to share his testimony which illuminates the love of God. Diving right into service, study, and ministry, Matt has been involved in children's ministry, youth ministry and more recently has been pastoring Missouri churches for 17 years. As a pastime, Matt enjoys the outdoors and hunting in various seasons especially Whitetail Deer. Katie keeps very busy as homemaker working continuously to meet the needs of the family as well as working in the local Middle School helping in the lunch room. In addition, Katie is a constant encouragement to Matt in his role as pastor. Pastor Matt and Katie are very thankful to God for His continuous guidance and are blessed to call Ashland home and Ashland Baptist Church their spiritual family. Pastor Matt also reaches out in the political arena at the Missouri Capitol building as State Director of Capitol Ministries leading Bible Studies to Legislative Assistants and House representatives. (

You can contact Pastor Matt via Text/call on 660.238.4341 or






AMY CLARDY has been married to her husband Darewin since 1992 and they have been members of Ashland Baptist Church since 2010.  They have two grown children, Austin & Amber.  











WADE VANDELICHT is currently a teacher at Southern Boone HS (math) and married to his wonderful wife Ashley. They have been married since 2009. They have two daughters Laken & Sawyer and one middle son Harrison.  Wade's hobbies include coaching soccer and the fishing team, going fishing and hunting, woodworking, and playing music.

"I am blessed to serve ABC in the area of music and Sunday worship. I enjoy being part of an active Lifegroup, playing at church and being with friends and family outdoors."


























DEREK AND HAYLEY LOMBARD have been married since August 22, 1998 and have two daughters Mae and Cora. They resided in Southwest Missouri until relocating to Ashland, Hayley‘s hometown, in 2016. Before relocating they both served at Round Grove Baptist Church in various capacities including Bible Drills, RA's, Sunday school teachers, School board of Round Grove Christian Academy, & a pastor search committee before the Lord relocated them to Ashland. Immediately upon relocating in 2016 they were drawn to Ashland Baptist Church and became members the following year. Upon becoming members of ABC they instantly started serving ABC in the following capacities, Church Council, fellowship director, Fellowship team, Lifegroup leader. The Lord directed them to leading the middle & high school life group on Sunday mornings starting April 7th, 2019. By December of 2019 the Lord had directed Hayley to provide meals & Derek to bring the messages on IMPACT Wednesday nights replacing the previous youth pastor Eric Lawman. By September of 2020 they had assumed & been voted by the Church as Co-youth directors where they continue to feel called & serve.