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Matt Judd

Lead Pastor

Matt Judd (along with his wife Suzie and five other brave souls) founded Good News Church in November 1995. Matt is originally from St. Paul, MN where he was raised in a good Catholic family. Saved at the age of 19, he transferred to Oral Roberts University where he met Suzie and then moved to her hometown of Augusta after … Read More

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Suzie Judd

Teaching Pastor

Suzie Judd is from Augusta where she was raised as the only girl with four brothers. She met her husband Matt while studying Communications at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK and has enjoyed being married to him for more than 25 years. Suzie has ministered alongside Matt since the beginning of the church.  Together, they … Read More

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Nate Barbour

Associate Pastor

Nate Barbour moved from Travelers Rest, SC to Augusta, GA to join the staff of Good News Church as Youth Pastor in the summer of 2002, following his graduation from North Greenville University with a BA in Christian Studies.  In December of 2002, he married his wife, Kristen.  They enjoy doing ministry together and spending … Read More

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Kristen Barbour

Services Director

Kristen Barbour came on staff as the Children's Ministry Director in the fall of 2007.  Having received her BA in Elementary Education, it was a perfect fit for her to use those skills to serve the kingdom of God through teaching and training our children to have a real relationship with Jesus.  Kristen is married to Nate … Read More

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Rhonda Ball

Administrative Assistant

Rhonda is an excellent addition to our team at Good News Church.  She is married to Frank, who is active duty in the Army.  Growing up as a Pastor's Kid has given her a unique insight into how the church functions and she uses that insight to help us do things with excellence!  She has been on staff since 2010 and handles a … Read More

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Terri Wiley

Children's Ministry Director

Terri has been serving in Children's Ministry for many years and is an excellent help to Team Good News!  She is married to Matt and they have a daughter named Taryn.  She leads Hydroforce Junior and oversees our children from birth to age 5.  With a great team of volunteers, Terri manages to ensure our children are well … Read More