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Dr. Adam Hughes

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Dr. Adam Hughes was called as Pastor of RBBC in August 2018, after serving as our Interim Pastor since December 2017. He received a B.A. in Speech Communication (2001) from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and he earned both his M. Div. (2006) and his Ph.D. in Expository Preaching (2013) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Adam currently serves full-time at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary as Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching, Director of Mentoring Programs in Pastoral Ministries, and Dean of Chapel. He and his wife Holly both hail from Arkansas, and are proud parents of three daughters (Ashlyn, Kenlee & Kate) and one son (Alex).

Assoc. Pastor/ Music

Ed Herring

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A native of Natchez, Mississippi, Ed has served RBBC as Assoc. Pastor, Music since June 2013. He holds a B.S. in Music Education from Louisiana Tech University and is pursuing a Master of Divinity in Christian Education through New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ed has served churches in Louisiana, Texas, and Tennessee through youth and music ministry since 1990. Ed's wife Melissa is a resource teacher for Folsom Elementary School. Ed and Melissa have two sons, Nicholas and Samuel.

Youth Directors

Willie & Andree Core

Willie and his wife Andrée have faithfully served our teens and their families as Youth Directors since early 2013. Willie, a native of Folsom, grew up here in our church. Andrée grew up primarily in Brandon, MS but graduated high school in New Orleans. Willie is the owner/operator of Core Feed.

Children's Director

Dr. Susanne O. Core, DMD

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Originally from Crosby, MS, Dr. Susanne O. Core, DMD has served as Red Bluff's Children's Director since 2015. She is owner/operator of Northshore Dental in Covington. When time allows, she and husband James Leonard enjoy spending time at the hunting camp and catching some of their favorite country and pop artists in concert. They have an adult son, Marshall.

Ministry Assistant

Kathy McCarthy

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Kathy has filled the crucial role of Ministry Assistant for Red Bluff since May 2015. Having grown up in New Orleans, Kathy has been a Northshore resident for 35 years. She loves horses and holds a black belt in Karate. She and her husband Lou have two adult children, Tim and Arielle.