Our staff loves God, His Word, and helping people. Learn a little about our staff below and contact them for more information, counseling or prayer. 

  • Shawn Dobbins, Senior Pastor

    Pastor Shawn was called as Pastor in July 2013 after serving churches in his home state of Virginia. He earned a B.S. in Physical Education at Roanoke College; Master of Divinity, with languages at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; and a Doctorate of Ministry in Church Revitalization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Sarah, are blessed with Franklin, Isabella, Parker, and a dog Jeter. They are rabid fans of the University of Virginia, Philadelphia Eagles, and the New York Yankees. They also cheer on the local teams UK, Cincinnati and Bengals & Reds. 

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  • Mark Whitaker, Pastor of Worship and Missions

    Mark was raised in Bowling Green, KY and has a passion for the church to be on mission and he is a gifted musician. He joined the HBC staff in 2017 after serving at local churches in Kentucky and Alabama. Mark graduated from Campbellsville University with a Bachelor's of Music concentrating in Church Music. He also graduated with a Masters of Divinity in Church Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mark and his wife, Wendy, have four children Sarah, Liam, Joshua, and Ezekiel.

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  • Christy Reed, Director of Children's Ministries

    Christy Reed received a Bachelor of Arts in Education (K-8) from the University of Kentucky, a Master's of Arts in Elementary Education from Morehead State University in Morehead, KY. She previously taught in Christian schools and as a Librarian. Her husband, Scott, is a teacher and they have 2 kids: Conner and Quinn. 


  • Sarah Phillips, Administrative Assistant

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  • Terri Bungenstock, Director of CrossRoads Preschool

    Terri graduated from NKU with a BA in English Literature. After many years in the corporate world, she discovered that going to preschool every day is what she was called to do. Terri has been at CrossRoads since the school's very first day. Please visit CrossRoads Preschool's website to learn more about her and our excellent preschool.

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