Lay Elders & Deacons

Our church is led by a group of elders. These men have been called to care for and shepherd the church through teaching and preaching God’s Word, prayer and oversight. Staff elders serve in a full-time capacity and have assigned roles and responsibilities. Lay elders maintain employment outside the church.

Lay Elders

Jared Bare

Jared Bare

Jared graduated from Appalachian Bible College with a degree in Bible and Theology and Interdisciplinary Ministries. He is currently pursuing his Master’s of Divinity degree at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He works for Real Estate Resources, Inc. as in Operations Technician.

Jared is married to Lauren, and they are blessed with their daughter, Geneva.

Jared serves as an elder, small group leader, and worship team member. Authors that have influenced his life and faith include: JC Ryle, JRR Tolkien, Martyn Lloyd-Jones, David Platt, and Matt Chandler.

Andrew Dockery

Andrew Dockery

Andrew graduated from Marshall University with his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration. He works at TC Energy as a Business Analyst.

Andrew is married to Maggie, and they are blessed with three children: Jackson, William, and Emily.

Andrew serves as an elder at RSBC, leads a small group, and has coached the RSBC mens’ softball team to six championships.
Authors who have influenced Andrew’s life and faith include: John Piper, David Platt, Kevin DeYoung, and Mark Dever.

Kyle Flanagan

Kyle Flanagan

Kyle graduated from Colorado School of Mines with his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and also received his Master’s in Theological Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He works at Greylock Energy as a Midstream Compliance Engineer.

Kyle is married to Erin, and they are blessed with four children: Izzy, Iva, Ingrid, and Isaac.

Kyle serves as an elder at RSBC. Authors that have influenced his life and faith include John Piper and R.C. Sproul.

Randy Jones

Randy Jones

Randy graduated from Virginia Tech with his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science and from Marshall University with his Masters of Business Administration. He works as a senior sales engineer at Segra.

Randy serves as an elder and oversees the Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies & The Appalachia Conference on Theology and the Church.

Books that have influenced his life and faith include: “The Gospel According to the Apostles” by John MacArthur, “The Bondage of the Will” by Martin Luther, and “Chosen by God” by R.C. Sproul.

Greg McVey

Greg McVey

Greg graduated from Marshall University with his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. Thereafter, he received his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law and is now an attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Greg is blessed with two children: Alex (Haley) and Annie McVey.

Greg serves as an elder and the church pianist at RSBC. Authors that have influenced his life and faith include J.A. Packer and Carl Trueman.

Roger Shealy

Roger Shealy

Roger graduated from Liberty University with his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and works as the Chief Financial Officer of a regional law firm headquartered in downtown Charleston, WV.

Roger is married to Kerry, and they are blessed with nine children: Lauren, Franklin, Ari, Miles, Ian, Bethany, Ligon, Amos, and Maria.

Roger serves as an elder at RSBC. Books that have influenced his life and faith include: “Chosen by God” by R.C. Spoul, “Putting Amazing Back into Grace” by Michael Horton, and “The Attributes of God” by Arthur Pink.

Walker Thompson

Walker Thompson

Walker graduated from Worcester Polytechnical Institute with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He received his Master’s of Science degree in Industrial Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Additionally, he has served our country though a tour of duty in the Army.

Walker has been married to his bride, Gail, for over fifty years.

Walker serves as an elder at RSBC. The author, R.C. Sproul, has influenced his life and faith.

Deacons

Our deacons are responsible for ensuring that our membership is serving one another and providing care for those in need. Each deacon leads a Care Group that includes a small group of Randolph Street families that are committed to serving one another.

Russ Bonasso

Russ Bonasso

Russ graduated from West Virginia University with his Bachelor of Science in Business and Master of Science in Business. He works as a Mortgage Banker with Chase Bank.

Russ is married to Bonita, and they are blessed with four sons: Michael, Daniel, Isaac, and Philip.

Books that have influenced Russ’ life and faith include: “Humility” by C.J. Maheny, “Knowledge of the Holy” A.W. Tozer, “Pursuit of Holiness” by Jerry Bridges, “Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis, “Biblical Eldership” by Alexander Strauch, and “Desiring God” by John Piper.

Jim Bone

Jim Bone

Jim graduated from West Virginia University Institute of Technology, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He is employed by the State of West Virginia, Division of Rehabilitation, and is contracted by the Federal Government to work for the Social Security Administration’s “Disability Determination” program.

Jim is married to Valerie, and they are blessed with two daughters: Lauren Wood and Megan Bone.

Denny Dispennette

Denny Dispennette

Denny graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and West Virginia University with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering. He has also completed over half a dozen classes at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He works as a Bridge Engineer at TRC Companies.

Denny is married to Rachel, and they have been blessed with three children: Adam, Luke, and Gwen.

Books that have influenced Denny’s life and faith include “Radical” by David Platt and “Desiring God” by John Piper.

Scott Fox

Scott Fox

Scott served our country in the U.S. Coast Guard for eight years. He is the owner and operator of Clean Slate Restoration.

Scott is married to Amanda, and they are blessed with four children: Braxton, Gage, Maddox, and Piper.

Authors such as RC Sproul and John Piper have influenced Scott’s life and faith.

Garrison Greathouse

Garrison Greathouse

Garrison graduated from Glenville State College, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. He works for Frontier Communication.

Garrison is married to Lori, and they have been blessed with a daughter, Madison.

The author, Al Mohler, has influenced Garrison’s life and faith.

Keith Pickard

Keith Pickard

Keith graduated from Appalachian Bible College with his Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology. He has also received his Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He works as a banker in the BB&T Wealth Department.

Keith is married to Elizabeth, and they are blessed with two children: Norah and Miles.

Authors that have influenced Keith’s life and faith are John Piper, RC Sproul, Cornelious Van til, Alvin Plantinga, and D.A. Carson.

Rick Silber

Rick Silber

Rick attended Potomac State College and graduated from West Virginia University, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. Thereafter, he worked thirty-five years in underground natural gas storage for Columbia Gas Transmission, NiSource, and retired from TransCanada in 2017.

Rick is married to Kathy. They have been blessed with three adult children, namely, Aaron Silber (Savannah), Jessica Westfall (Christopher), and Troy Silber, and one granddaughter Elise Silber.

Books that influenced Rick’s life and faith include: “The Pleasures of God” by John Piper, “The Prodigal Son” by John MacArthur, and “The Gospel For Real Life” by Jerry Bridges.

Andrew Stonestreet

Andrew Stonestreet

Andrew graduated from Marshall University with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Thereafter, he received his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law. He works as an attorney at Stewart Bell, PLLC.

Andrew is married to Lee, and they are blessed with two sons, Beckett & Ben.

The author, David Platt, has influenced Andrew’s life and faith.