Ryan Davidson

Pastor, GRACE BAPTIST CHAPEL • HAMPTON, VIRGINIA

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Ryan Davidson has served in several congregations and in counseling ministry over the last 15 years and has been serving as pastor at Grace Baptist Chapel in Hampton, VA since August of 2008. He has a desire to see this church family continue to grow into maturity of the faith and to be devoted to Christ and devoted to one another. Ryan is married to his beautiful wife Christie, and they have four wonderful children: Micah, Lydia, Shaphan and Magdalene. Ryan holds degrees from Samford University (B.A.), The College of William & Mary (M.Ed.), Southern Seminary, Louisville KY (Th.M.) and he is a (Ph.D.cand) at The Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands in Early Church History/Pastoral Theology.  He has written several publications, including one book on the Lord’s Supper and he is the member of several academic societies.  He has taught in several academic institutions and seminaries both as an adjunct faculty member or as a Visiting Instructor.  He likes fishing with the kids, enjoying his wife’s culinary delights, running (every once in awhile) and fellowship with friends and guests around the table.

Brandon Smith

Pastor, Trinity Reformed Baptist Church • Jackson, Georgia

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Pastor Smith was raised in Birmingham, Alabama and was a member of Roebuck Park Baptist Church. The Lord converted Brandon as a boy and called him into the ministry as an older teenager. Roebuck Park licensed Brandon to the ministry in 1991. He served his first church in January of 1992 as Minister of Music and Youth.  The Lord placed him in full time Evangelism for a short time. Then he served as a youth associate at F.B.C. Concord Knoxville, Tn. in 1994, before he moved to Griffin, Ga. in 1995. He served as Minister of Students at Second Baptist Church Griffin for five years and thankfully he met his wife Beth. He now pastors Trinity Reformed Baptist Church, since 2003, after he served as Pastor of a church plant for 3 years that merged with Trinity R. B. C. in 2002. He and Beth were married in 2001 they have four children Adison, Frasier, J.B., and Sophie. Brandon graduated, with a Pastoral Divinity Diploma, from the Log College at Heritage Church Fayetteville, Ga. Also, he holds a B. A. degree in History from Macon State College, Macon, Ga.