Dr. Bert Young joins us on January 15, 2017 as senior pastor. Bert was born and raised in Hickory, NC. He was raised, baptized, and ordained into ministry at Viewmont Baptist Church where his late grandfather, Rev. Albert A. Young pastored for 27 years and was named Pastor Emeritus. Bert is a graduate of Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, where he was awarded the "Smyth and Helwys Seminarian Award," the highest honor bestowed on one graduate each year. For the past 13 years, Bert has served as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Bladenboro.
Bert's wife Tiffany is a talented artist and photographer with a real passion for mission work. Tiffany grew up in Austin, TX and graduated from Baylor University and is a former school teacher. They have three daughters, Lily Kate, Gwyneth, and Ainsley. They love to sing and take dance classes.