Meet our Pastor
From 1987-1991, Bro. Scott was a Security Police officer in the United States Air Force. Following this he received his Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Corrections at Sam Houston State University in 1992. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree, Bro. Scott received a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1996.
He has pastored three churches and has been the pastor of Ridglea Baptist Church for the last 17 years.
He is married to Beth and has two grown sons, Tommy and James.
He enjoys fishing.
His favorite Scripture Passage is Romans 8.
“I feel privileged each day that I am allowed by Christ to preach and minister to His people.” – Bro. Scott
You can contact Bro. Scott at email@example.com
Meet our Staff
Minister of Education and Administration
Charlie was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Virginia Tech in 1972 and a Masters degree in Christian Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2010.
He spent over 35 years in retail technology in five states before serving in full time church ministry. He has been at Ridglea since 2006 as Minister of Education and Administration.
Charlie married Brenda, his high school sweetheart, 50 years ago. They have three adult children and five grandchildren..
Charlie loves to read and enjoys being outdoors. He also enjoys making computers support the work of church ministry.
One of his favorite passages is Proverbs 3:5-6 but the Bible contains so many awesome revelations of God’s love for us, it’s difficult for him to choose one.
Charlie loves to learn new things. God’s world is so rich that our appetite for learning should never be satisfied. God has shown me so much about how He works through all ages, children through older adults.
You can contact Charlie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minister of Music
Brad was born and raised in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he graduated from Vicksburg High School in 2009. He attended Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS and received the Bachelor of Music in Church Music – Voice from Mississippi College, Clinton, MS
Prior to moving to Fort Worth in January 2015, Brad served for 2 years as Director of Music at Goodrum Baptist Church in Vicksburg, MS.
One of Brad’s favorite passages of scripture, among others, is Acts 16:16-40 because it is a clear example of God’s faithfulness to His people and of the power of prayer and testimony through singing.
Brad and Mary Kate dated throughout college and were married in 2016. Mary Kate is pursuing a degree in Christian ministry through Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and serves as the women’s ministry coordinator at Ridglea. They have two cats, Zoey and Zsa Zsa, and enjoy strolling down the aisles of Half Price Books.
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Minister of Youth
Wesley graduated from Wills Point High School in 1995. Upon graduation he attended Texas A&M University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, with a minor in Spanish in 1999.
Following this, Wesley served as a Journeyman from 1999-2001 for the International Mission Board in East Asia. Wes then attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages in 2005.
Wesley has been the Youth Minister at Ridglea Baptist Church since 2003.
Wesley has been married to Shari since 2004 and they have two wonderful children, Andrew, 12, and Joshua, 10.
He enjoys ice hockey, playing guitar, and music in general.
His favorite Scripture verse is Isaiah 26:8, “In the path of your judgments, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul.”
Wesley says, “My source of strength, my source of hope is Christ alone.”
You can contact Wesley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minister to Children
Shari graduated from Richland High School in North Richland Hills, Texas in 1994. After which she attended Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and Religious Education in 1999. She went on to attend Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where she met her husband Wesley. Shari graduated from Southwestern in 2005 with her Masters of Divinity.
Shari has worked in refugee resettlement with World Relief in Fort Worth. She served for 4 years as their Employment Services Coordinator, before deciding to be a stay at home mom. Shari has spent many years working with Wesley in the youth ministry at Ridglea and now serving in the children’s ministry.
Shari and Wesley married in May of 2004. They have two sons, Andrew and Joshua.
Shari enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying foods from around the world, and learning about different cultures.
Her favorite book of the Bible is Romans, especially Romans 8. “For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
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