Join a Church on Mission

reaching our valley with the hope that is only found in Jesus

Elder Team

Elder/Lead Pastor

Jared Via

Jared grew up in the Roanoke Valley and received a M. Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jared and Danielle have been married for 13 years (They were and continue to be high school sweethearts!) They have 3 precious daughters: Emma, Hannah, and Michaela.  They desire to be a family that lives in pursuit of God, His glory, and His mission. Jared has a passion to lead and shepherd the people of God and equip them to impact their world.…
Elder/Discipleship Pastor

Kevin Meadows

Kevin is a native of the New River Valley. He grew up in the Lusters Gate area of Blacksburg. Responding to God’s call to preach, Kevin attended Piedmont Baptist College in Winston Salem, NC (B.A., M.A.). He met his wife, Emily, there. They married in 2011 and have two kids. Kevin is passionate about teaching the Bible and seeing people grow in Christ. He enjoys reading, cheering for Virginia Tech and the Atlanta Braves, and playing softball.
Elder/Administrative Pastor

Heath Kouns

Heath grew up the son of a pastor at churches in West Virginia and Virginia. He attended Va Tech and received BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering. Since 2001, he has worked for an engineering company in the NRV where he currently serves on the site leadership team. Heath and Penny have been married for over 20 years and have 5 children in elementary and middle school. (Logan, Leah, Anna, Brady, Marlie) Heath has a passion for ensuring the…

Sermons

Get in on gospel partnership

Gospel partnership means networking with other followers of Jesus to personally tell, pray, and give toward sharing the good news of Jesus. In writing to the church at Philippi, in Philippians 1:1-11 Paul thanked God for their fellowship “in [eis] the Gospel,”. He meant that they were contributing to the spread of the gospel in tangible ways, i.e., primarily through their support. The gospel was not only the environment of their fellowship but also its goal. Had it not been…

Haiti Mission Trip

Today we heard from the team that went to Haiti about how God used them in a variety of ways to further his kingdom. Jared spoke about how the mission field isn’t just someplace that we fly to, but it is all around us. The great commission in Matthew 28:19-20 can be translated “As you are going, make disciples…”

Ninth Commandment: Do Not Lie

For the most part, our culture has expected and understood that everybody lies. Sometimes it is to get ahead at work, to make people think better of them, to keep themselves out of trouble, to get a better grade at school, etc. However, nobody enjoys being lied to.

Location Details

1205 Buffalo Dr, Christiansburg, VA 24073