Josh loves helping people discover the hope and meaning that God has for our shared life together. He studied leadership and organizational change while writing Creative Destruction: Towards a Theology of Institutions to receive his Doctor of Ministry at Duke Divinity School. He’s the author of Sacred Hope, a book designed to foster conversation about the role of hope in our lives. Josh also studied at The John Leland Center for Theological Studies (M.Div) and James Madison University (B.A. English). Josh currently serves on the Board of Directors for: V3 Church Planting Movement, Fresh Expressions US, and Spence Network. He finds delight in his marriage with Shéy and enjoys exploring the world with his two boys Rowan & Eli and dog Izzie. He also loves to read, run, and coach soccer.

Bill Ellis

Pastor of Senior Life

Bill is a husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He graduated from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee and graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Theology degree and a Doctor of Theology degree in the field of homiletics. He has pastored churches in Tennessee, Louisiana, Maryland and Virginia. He is presently the interim associate pastor at First Baptist Church in Ashland, VA, serving in the area of pastor to seniors. He has enjoyed preaching, teaching, and pastoring all groups including seniors. He enjoys music (50’s, country, southern gospel, and religious-traditional and contemporary) and sports (New Orleans Saints in NFL). Bill is married to Marilyn. They live in Ruther Glen, Virginia and they have children through three generations.

Sean Hamon

Pastor of Administration and Mission

Sean believes all people and organizations are laced with potential and are naturally hard wired to do amazing things that only they can do. Sean’s calling is to help them discover the potential and then turn that into intentional purpose.

Sean lives just north of Richmond, VA with his wife, Elissa and their two children Evan and Millie.

Tom Lynch

Pastor of Students & Family Life

Laura Ross

Children's Pastor