Ray Jones

Senior Pastor
Pastor Ray Jones came to Ridgecrest Baptist Church in February 2001. Prior to his call to Ridgecrest, he headed the Personal Evangelism Division for the North American Mission Board (NAMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention. While there, Ray and his team were involved in the development of a national evangelism strategy entitled "THE NET" which is currently being used in more than 6,000 churches nationwide.

Chuck Locke

Executive Pastor: Pastoral Care & Missions

Matthew Johnson

Church Administrator

Chase Faulk

Minister of Education & Discipleship

Aaron Dickinson

Minister of Music & Worship

Bradley Roper

Contemporary Worship & College Pastor

Auborn Shepard

Student Pastor: Middle School & Preteen

Aaron Johnson

Student Pastor: High School

Jessica Pedersen

Director of Preschool and Children's Ministries

Sarah Joy Price

Preschool and Children's Ministry Associate

David Brunson

Minister of Media and Communications

Broxton Gannon

Director of Internet Ministries

Lance Griffin

Minister of Recreation and Men's Ministry

Reggie Brookins

Counseling Services


Melanie Miles

Administrative Assistant to the Pastor

Tammi Raley

Financial Supervisor

Sue Hammond

Financial Secretary

Wendy Lilly

Membership Secretary

Kathy Hayes

Children's & Youth Secretary

Kelly Golden

Education & Preschool Secretary

Kimberly Hart


Violet Knight

Music Assistant

Support Staff

Melanie Wynkoop

Early Learning Center Director

Theresa Cumbie

Ridgecrest Christian School Administrator

Maggie Tedder

Food Services Director

Kenny Matthews

Building & Grounds Supervisor

Dave Chambers

Building Project & Maintenance Supervisor

John Dukes


Tony Sanders


Olean Henderson