Our staff

Ray Luck
Interim Pastor

Brother Ray Luck started serving here at NPBC January 23, 2022. He lives in Athens, TN. He has served in several churches as pastor and in 3 different associations as Director of Missions. We are excited to have Brother Ray here leading us during this transitional period at our church.

Gary
Smith
Administrative pastor

Pastor Gary has served at NPBC since November 2007.  He is a man of God with a heart's desire to disciple and equip the church to take the gospel to the ends of the world. He and Cindy have two sons, Phillip married to Rebecca and Eric married to Beth.  They have seven grandchildren: Kaylee, Ellie, Gabby, Callie, Braedon, Leland and Luke. 

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Mitch
Webster
Worship Pastor

Pastor Mitch has served at NPBC since May 2004.  He is a man of God with a love for leading the church in worship through music, drama and creative arts.  Like all our pastors, he leads his ministry to be "on mission" to carry the gospel to the world!  He and Mary have one son, Bruin. 

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Charles VanValkenburgh
Family Pastor

Pastor Charles has served at NPBC since January 2015.  He is a man of God who has a zeal to reach and disciple families.  He is married to Kim, and they have three daughters; Makenzy, Mallory and Rosita.

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Andy
Minton
Youth Minister

Pastor Andy has ministered to student since 2009. He has a heart to reach and see student grow in their knowledge of Christ. He and his wife, Misty, have one daughter, Lillian.

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Deb
Ninis
Ministry Assistant

Deb has served as the Ministry Assistant at NPBC since 2007. She loves the Lord and to serve.  She and Bob have been blessed with three children: Joshua, Sami and Yahna. 

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