The Village Campus Staff
Campus Pastor, The Village Campus - Young Adult Minister, Buford Rd. Campus
Travis began his ministry as Bon Air Baptist's fourth pastor on June 1, 2002. He is a graduate of Samford University and earned the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Travis' twenty-five plus years of ministry have included missionary service in Nigeria. He is the author of Directionally Challenged (2007) and Tough Calls (2008). You might even see Travis on the sidelines of a football game this fall, for his favorite hobby is football officiating. Travis and his wife, Keri, have three children, a wonderful daughter-in-law and a wonderful son-in-law.
David M. Bailey is a speaker, music director, and producer that has spent the past decade using music as a tool in the reconciliation process. He is an active worship leader and presenter at national and international conferences through the ministry of Making a Melody. His specialty is in leading multi-cultural worship, equipping Christian communities with the tools needed to connect diverse people and cultures. David is the author of Arrabon: Learning Reconciliation through Community and Worship Music and a contributing author for Worship and Misssion for the Global Church: An Enthnodoxology Handbook.
David and his wife Joy met while they both attended Virginia Commonwealth University. They enjoy eating Indian food, exploring new cities, and entertaining friends (old and new) in their home.
Jim has a Bachelor of Music from Samford University, a Master of Church Music from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Musical Arts from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. His master's thesis was titled, "Hunger and Hope: The Body of Christ in a Starving World" and was performed for the first SBC convocation on world hunger. His dissertation, "A Korean Requiem" (in honor of those who have died while in separation from family during the division of the Korean peninsula), was performed in Seoul, Korea on the 50th anniversary of the Korean War.
Jim and his wife, Diane, served in South Korea for 21 years representing Southern Baptists at the Korea Baptist Church Development Board in Seoul. He presently serves as a music consultant for Global Resource Services (GRS), an NGO that works largely in North Korea. Jim has visited North Korea several times and has assisted groups, including Casting Crowns and the Annie Moses Band, in performing in North Korea.
I am a former pastry chef who had worked for places like The Grand Floridian Beach Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando; Caesars palace in Lake Tahoe, Nevada; Vista International Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA. I have a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. During my career I have worked in numerous venues which include: Post Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA – Security Team; Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania – Coordinator of Campus Programs; the former Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh – Assistant Operations Manger, CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, LA; Louisiana – Security and Patron Services Manager; Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, VA – Assistant / Director of Operations and most recently at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA – Event Operations and Security Supervisor. I am married to my wife Jamie and we have one son (Aaden) and two cats.
Randy came to Bon Air Baptist Church in 2001 to serve as an audio technician for The Gathering worship service. The service grew and Randy is now the Director of Media at Bon Air Baptist. Randy worked for WDBJ-TV 18 years and has 25 years of experience in broadcasting. He owns a company specializing in designing and installing audio, video and lighting systems. Randy produces multi-media elements for our contemporary worship services and oversees the audio and video systems at Bon Air Baptist Church. Randy and his wife Maria, have 3 wonderful children.
Emily joined the staff in the spring of 2013. She coordinates the ministry for our children @ the village. She is passionate about working with children and enjoys building relationships with the families she serves. She is married to Josh and they have four girls.
Campus Pastor, Robious Hall Campus - Pastoral Care, The Village Campus
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. Finally relenting to the call of ministry he received a Master of Divinity degree from the School of Theology at Virginia Union University in 2010 and In August 2011 became Pastor of the Robious Hall campus of Bon Air Baptist Church. He supports the Multi-Site vision of BABC by growing the congregation in attendance and spiritual maturity. Les and his wife Donna have four adult children and enjoy outdoor recreation and being with each other.
Admin. Asst. , Buford Rd. Campus and The Village Campus