Our Leadership

Jake Mentzel

Lead Pastor

Jake is an Evansville native who has spent the last 18 years in Bloomington—first as a student, then as a campus pastor, and then as a discipleship pastor. Jake and Amanda have been married 14 years and have 7 kids. Jake enjoys long walks on the beach and making fun of bios that talk about coffee and craft beer.

Contact Jake:
812-455-8440
jake@cotkevansville.com

Ben Sulser

Assistant Pastor

Ben grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, then grew to love the church during 10 years in Tacoma, Washington. In Bloomington, he completed his pastoral training and got to know Jake. Ben leads worship and is the “man behind the curtain” who keeps everything at CotK running smoothly. He also writes and records podcasts with Warhorn Media. He is married to the lovely Megan.

Contact Ben:
812-679-2036
bensulser@cotkevansville.com