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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…


Jesus was the Righteous Sufferer

The God of the universe carried out a plan in time and space that bought redemption for any that put their faith and trust in Jesus Christ. God’s perfectly righteous son bore a punishment meant for the worst of criminals. That’s the scandal of the cross.

The Importance of One

Every time we see the apostle Andrew in the Bible he is pointing someone to Jesus. He was just one ordinary person, who went after one person at a time, and brought them to Jesus.

A Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness

Because we live in a sin cursed world and because of the fall, our physical minds, bodies, and emotions are tainted and corrupted by sin. However as believers in Christ we have a dual message of hope both for now and for the future and we can pass that along. We don’t have to despair or to decide like the rest of the world often does that because someone suffers tremendously there’s no hope for them. There’s great hope for them.

Location Details

2149 Dominion Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073