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Dr. Rusty Russell

Senior Pastor

rusty@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Joined the staff at Peace in February of 1993 serving in areas of music & youth
  • Became the Senior Pastor in October of 2006
  • B.S. in Church Music from Welch College in Nashville, TN
  • Master's degree in Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Masters of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Brian Tippett

    Executive Pastor & Family Ministry (Students)

    brian@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Joined the staff at Peace in April of 1995 as Youth Minister
  • In 2007, Brian took on the role of Adult Pastor and Singles Director
  • Transitioned to the role of Executive Pastor in 2014
  • Added the role of Family Ministry in 2017
  • Graduated from Welch College in Nashville, TN
  • Served in churches in Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Virginia for more than 30 years

  • Bryan Hughes

    Worship Pastor

    bhughes@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Joined the staff at Peace in June 2015
  • B.S. in Music & Youth from Welch College in Nashville, TN
  • Served as Worship & Youth Pastor in Clayton, NC for 13 years
  • Pursuing a Master's Degree in Worship from Liberty University

  • Brad Perry

    Mobilization Pastor

    brad@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Served at Peace as an intern in October 2005
  • Joined the staff full time in June 2007 as Student Pastor
  • Transitioned to the role of Mobilization Pastor (Missions & Outreach) in 2017
  • B.S. in Bible and Youth Ministry from Welch College in Nashville, TN
  • Master's degree in Theological Studies from Liberty University

  • Carl Bradshaw

    Administration & Family Ministry (Children)

    carl@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Joined the staff at Peace in June 2012 as Children's Pastor
  • Added the role of Administration in 2017
  • B.S. in Physical Education from Barton College
  • Master's of Education degree in Administration and Supervision from Liberty University
  • Taught in the public school system for 8 years

  • Adam Carnes

    Media & Communications Pastor

    adam@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Joined the staff of Peace Church in May of 2014
  • B.S. in Youth Ministry from Welch College in Nashville, TN
  • Served as Youth & Music Minister in Garner, North Carolina for 5 years
  • Served as Student Pastor in Greenville, NC for 7 years before transitioning to Media & Outreach Pastor

  • Aaron Pierce

    Multiplication Pastor

    aaron@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Served at Peace as an intern in 2012
  • Joined the staff in May of 2014 as Connections Pastor
  • Transitioned to Multiplication Pastor (Discipleship & Life Groups) in 2017
  • B.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Welch College in Nashville, TN
  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Gordon Sebastian

    Pastoral Consultant

    gordon@peacechurchwilson.com

  • Served as Senior Pastor of Peace Church for 40 years
  • Graduated from Welch College in Nashville, Tennessee
  • In 2006, Bro. Gordon retired as Senior Pastor, but still assists as the pastoral consultant

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