Staff Leaders

Stefan Nitzschke


Pastor of College Ministries - Faith Church

Director of Faith West Ministry Housing - Faith West


B.S. - Management Information Systems, Iowa State University
M.Div. - Faith Bible Seminary

Stefan is married to Alexandra and they have two sons – Judah and Israel. He currently serves as the college pastor and director Faith West Ministry Housing. Stefan is certified as a biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and is a board member of Faith’s Community Development Corporation. He has a heart for evangelism and discipleship, specifically through the process of biblical counseling.

Joshua Aucoin


Pastoral Intern - Faith Church


B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology, Purdue University
Master of Divinity, Faith Bible Seminary (in progress)

Josh Aucoin grew up in the Lafayette, IN, attending Faith Church. After graduating Faith Christian High School in 2016, he attended Purdue University to study electrical engineering technology, which included some of the basics of sound production and audio electronics. He found his community in Purdue Bible Fellowship during those years and was privileged to serve through leading the worship team and by functioning as one of the student leaders. Josh is thankful and excited now for his next stage of growth though the role of the college ministry pastoral intern at Faith Church under Pastor Stefan Nitzschke, where he will lead the worship team, participate in teaching, and coordinate small groups.

Student Leaders

Michael Feller


B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (in progress)

Michael, who was raised in Nappanee, IN, has been studying Mechanical Engineering at Purdue since 2015. He is currently a master's student focused on researching 3D optics. He has been attending Faith Church and has been a member of PBF since his freshman year. Michael is thankful for those ministries, as they have helped him grow in his faith by deepening his understanding of the gospel and Christian fellowship. A couple of the PBF ministries Michael is most passionate about are small groups and spring break, since he has seen the Lord work through those ministries in his own life.

Megan Smit


B.S. Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University (in progress)

Megan is a senior at Purdue University studying Speech Language Hearing Sciences. She started attending Purdue Bible Fellowship as a freshman and is thankful for the way God has used this ministry to grow her throughout her time in college. Megan enjoys playing piano for worship team and serving as a small group leader, and she is passionate about freshman outreach and discipleship. When not studying, Megan can often be found playing piano, spending time outdoors, or grabbing coffee with friends.