Jody Killingsworth – Cedars Principal & Board Member
Jody is a worship pastor and has served as Clearnote Church’s chief musician since 2007. He was ordained to pastoral ministry after graduating from Clearnote Pastors College in 2010. He is co-founder of Clearnote Songbook, a free online worship and liturgy resource, and frontman for the Good Shepherd Band. He is married to Jenna, and they have six children.
Adam Spaetti, M.D. – Board Moderator
Adam came to Bloomington in 1995 for undergraduate studies at Indiana University. During the second semester of his freshman year, Adam gave his life to Jesus Christ. After graduating with degrees in chemistry and economics, he attended Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis and has practiced Internal Medicine with Premier Healthcare (formerly IMA) in Bloomington for the last nine years. Adam and his wife Dawn have been married 17 years and have six children. When not tending the sick or spending time with his family, Adam’s greatest joy is worshipping and serving as a ruling elder with Clearnote Church of Bloomington.
Brian Bailey – Board Member
Brian became a Christian while in law school through the ministry of Clearnote Church. God has blessed him and his wife Nicole with four daughters and five sons. Six of their children are students at Cedars. Brian has practiced business and appellate litigation in state and federal court and has worked for the judicial branch of state government. He now works in the executive branch. Brian serves as an elder of Clearnote Church and is a member of the board of trustees of Athanasius College.
Brandon Chasteen – Board Member
Brandon came to Bloomington in 2007 to pursue graduate studies in English Literature at Indiana University. He brought with him his beautiful wife, Anna, and two children, Elissa and Eliot. Since then God has blessed him with two more sons, Jack and Henry, and another daughter, Lucy. Brandon currently serves as Vice President of Athanasius College. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, writing short stories, and barbecuing briskets in the proud tradition of his home state, Texas.
Jeff Ewer – Board Member
Jeff came to Bloomington in 2005 to be part of the work of training men to plant churches at Clearnote Church Bloomington. Jeff was raised in a Christian home and has learned to love the blessings of Christian education. Jeff’s background is in construction management, and he currently owns a trucking business. Jeff and his wife Amanda have been married 18 years and have seven children. Jeff enjoys reading, teaching, roughhousing with his three sons, helping others save money on their automobile repairs and talking with others about the philosophy of education. Along with Adam, Jeff’s greatest joy is worshiping and serving as a ruling elder with Clearnote Church of Bloomington.
Scott Naylor – Board Member
Scott holds a degree in Secondary Education (math major) from Indiana University as well as an M.S. in Operations Research earned while serving as an officer in the United States Air Force. In addition, he has taught math at the junior high, high school and college levels for over 20 years. Scott retired from military life in 2015 and moved with his wife Marcy and their 7 children to Bloomington, Indiana. His vision is to raise a godly family and encourage others in this same pursuit. He sees Cedars as an invaluable tool to help families achieve this goal, and reach out to their world through the gospel of Christ.