Robious Hall Mission Center Staff

Tom Stocks

Tom Stocks

Lead Pastor

804-272-1475

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Tom is married to Paula, a school teacher by passion, and they have two daughters, Lindsey and Ashley. Tom is the son of missionaries and spent his formative years in Zambia, central Africa. Returning from overseas, he earned his Bachelor’s degree from Mars Hill College, Masters in Sociology from Appalachian State University, Masters of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. 

Vocationally, Tom served as a journeyman missionary to the West Indies, Consultant for the Baptist State Convention of NC, pastored in Roanoke, VA, and just prior to BABC served as a Field Strategist for the Baptist General Association of VA. 

Tom enjoys playing handball and golf and serving as a police chaplain for over 20 years.

 

Les Venable

Les Venable

Pastor, Robious Hall Mission Center

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Les is a Maryland native.  He graduated from Morgan State University with a degree in Political Science and worked for years in banking and information technology as a consultant.  He received a M.Div. from the School of Theology at Virginia Union University in 2010.  In August 2011, Les became Co-Pastor of the Robious Hall Campus, now the Robious Hall Mission Center.  Les and his wife, Donna, have four adult children and enjoy outdoor recreation and being with each other.

Support Staff

  • Judy Whitehurst

    Admin. Assist., Missions, Buford Road Campus

    804-237-7894