Senior Pastor John H. Stiles
Pastor Stiles and his wife, Aimee, reside in Mt. Hope, WV. They have one daughter, Abbey, and four sons, John Mark, Jeffrey, Joseph, and Brandon. Pastor and his wife are both graduates of Tennessee Temple University in Chatanooga, TN. In their first ministry, they were missionaries to Peru and helped to establish churches there with national pastors as the church leaders.
Associate Pastor John Skaggs began serving at SRBC when he was a student at Appalachian Bible College in August 2000. He grew up just a few minutes away in Ansted, WV and now lives closer to the church in Hico along with his wife, Becky, and three daughters, Anna, Kaylee, and Charity.
The Skaggs family also serve as home missionaries with Appalachian Bible College (www.abc.edu) where John is the Camping Ministry Major Chair. Prior to that, he was the program director for the college’s camp called Alpine Ministries (www.alpineministries.com). He graduated from ABC in 2002 with a B.A. in Bible and Theology with an emphasis in Camp Ministry and later earned a M.A. in Ministry from ABC in 2011.
Pastor John enjoys time with family, teaching & preaching the Word of God, and being outdoors. His passions include using outdoor experiences to teach biblical truth and challenging people to have a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Our Church Secretary
Kimberly Johnson is the church secretary. Kim, her husband, Gary, and family have been a part of the SRBC family since September 2003. Kim and Gary have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Kim assumed the position of secretary in September 2007. She is actively involved in the music program, directing both the Adult and Youth Choirs, playing the piano and organ, and coordinating the special music schedule. She has also served as a Wednesday Night Youth Meetings teacher and Children’s Church substitute teacher. One of her many favorite scripture passages is Matthew 6:19-21, “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”