Pastor Nathan became our senior pastor in 2012, and he passionately preaches the Bible. His heart has been shaped by growing up in Tanzania. He fiercely loves God, his family, and people.
Executive Assistant: Caryl Sheppard firstname.lastname@example.org
EXECUTIVE PASTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES
Kent has been a part of HBC staff since February 1998. He enjoys all things sports, being outdoors, and building projects.
Administrative Assistant: Morgan Hall
PASTOR OF ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Pastor Allen came on staff in 2003. He enjoys most things tech, riding bikes with his wife Robin, and unwinding while doing yardwork. They have three grown children who bring the *grandkids* when visiting!
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO PASTOR NATHAN SMITH
Caryl has been on the team since 2008. She enjoys teaching the Bible, reading, playing games, and anything with family.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO PASTOR KENT GREGORY
Morgan began in 2017. In her spare time she loves to be outside (especially at the beach). She also loves to write and is currently editing her first novel.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO PASTOR BEN
Ashley joined the team in December 2019. She is married to Hunter and they have three rambunctious fur babies. A true nerd at heart, she is passionate about music and theater, movies, books, and TV shows. She also enjoys beating her family at board games.
MINISTRY ASSISTANT TO
PASTOR BEN MELIN
Kristin loves being married to Matt, being Mommy to Charis, Judah, and Simeon. She enjoys worshiping in song, having meaningful conversations, and dancing. She is passionate about the Church and longs to see our local body function at its greatest potential.
MINISTRY ASSISTANT TO PASTOR KENT GREGORY
Tara joined the HBC staff in September of 2010. She enjoys spending time with family, shopping, and being outdoors.
Ruth joined the HBC team in the stone ages. She loves the great outdoors, swimming and hiking, crafting, crocheting, sewing, and spoiling the Grands. She especially enjoys relaxing in a hammock with a good book to read.
PASTOR OF LEADERSHIP SUPPORT
In 1995, Jeff began working at HBC and enjoys reading about people of history, playing golf, and running. He is also a huge Red Sox and Duke basketball fan.
PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES
Nathan began in 2016 and enjoys reading, watching or playing sports, taking walks with his wife Ashley, and going to Fresh Market to “sample” candy!
STUDENT MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Elizabeth joined our team in 2019. She loves traveling, being outside, spending time with the people she loves, and drinking coffee.
Kids Ministry (Adventure Kids)
PASTOR OF KIDS MINISTRY
Tony came on staff in April of 1993.
He enjoys hiking and snorkeling with Sue and playing with their dog Koki.
Administrative Assistant: Regina Case email@example.com
KIDS MINISTRY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Regina began working at HBC in 1999. She likes to read and ride motorcycles with her husband. She also enjoys running and hiking.
DIRECTOR OF ADVENTURE KIDS JR.
Zanna joined the team in 2017. She is a mom of four who loves raising her kids and being involved in what they are interested in. When she is able, she LOVES to read.
WORSHIP MINISTRIES PASTOR
Kevin came on staff in 2017 and enjoys the great outdoors—hiking, biking, camping, etc.—family movie and game nights, and all things music, as well as putting mission and discipleship back in the hands of ordinary people.
Music Ministry Assistant: Jamie Case firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamie has been on staff since 2011. She loves baking goodies to share and gardening on the side. Her biggest passion is teaching students to use their musical gifts to serve Christ.
TECHNICAL PRODUCTIONS DIRECTOR
Sean joined the HBC staff in March of 2018. He enjoys camping with his wife Amelia, and daughter Aubrey. His favorite T-Shirt is one his wife gave him for Christmas that reads: “World’s okayest golfer.”
GraceCare & Shepherding Ministries
COUNSELING MINISTRIES PASTOR
In 2014 Mike began his role on staff with HBC. He and his wife, Susan, enjoy camping, traveling to new places, and anything outdoors.
SHEPHERDING MINISTRIES PASTOR
Del has been on staff since 1995 and enjoys hiking the Colorado Rockies. His wife, Anne, enjoys being a homemaker and teaching private piano lessons. They both like raising a home garden and trying to keep up with their 8 grandchildren.
Facilities & Information Technology
DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES AND IT
Christopher joined the Facilities Team in June of 2015. He enjoys reading, watching movies, and playing both tabletop and video games. He also enjoys hiking, tennis, and learning new hands-on skills.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES AND IT
Noah has been with the HBC staff since 2015. He enjoys hiking, hunting at yard sales, playing racquetball, reading, and spending time with friends.
FACILITIES TEAM MEMBER
Sam became part of the facilities team in January of 2018. He and Jonell have been married for 47 years and have 3 grown boys and 12 grandchildren. They were in full-time ministry for 42 years and just recently retired to Lynchburg. They enjoy family, reading and the mountains.
FACILITIES TEAM MEMBER
Todd Decourcy joined the facility team in the summer of 2018, but he has attended HBC his whole life. He loves drinking coke at midnight, and his favorite hobbies include video games and basketball.
PASTOR OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES
Rob enjoys running, eating, tabletop games with friends and family, and seeing the gospel transform lives. Because of the sensitive nature of their travels to shepherd our missionaries, their picture is not shown.
Administrative Assistant: Leslie McMonagle email@example.com
GLOBAL MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Leslie has been on staff since 2013. She enjoys reading, painting, Bible study, cooking, gardening, and playing basketball.