Dr. Greg Mutsch
Pastor Greg Mutsch has been actively in the ministry as a pastor and administrator for over thirty years.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College and a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds two earned doctorates: a Doctorate of Education degree from Bob Jones University, and a Doctorate of Ministries degree from Trinity International University. He has served as the Assistant to the President at Pillsbury college, the senior pastor of two churches, the Vice President for Administration at Pensacola Christian College, and the Executive Director of Business Administration at Accelerated Christian Education.
Pastor Mutsch has been capably assisted through these years by his wife, Luann. In addition to serving as the Pastor’s wife at Bible Baptist Church, she also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the music department at Welch College.
John GoodaleAssociate Pastor / HCA Headmaster
John Goodale joined the staff of BBC and HCA in 2017 as the Associate Pastor and Headmaster, after serving 28 years as the principal of Ko’olau Baptist Academy in Hawaii.
Mr. Goodale has a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Temple University. He also earned an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Liberty University. He served as the president of the American Association of Christian Schools - Hawaii for 16 years, he founded and served as the president for the Hawaii Sports Fellowship for eight years, and has been a member of the Hawaii Council of Private Schools.
John’s wife, Selene, was born in Hawaii. They have two grown children, and one grandchild.
Bobby Smith joined the Bible Baptist Church Ministry team in 2018 as the Student Pastor.
He is a 2017 graduate of Pensacola Christian College. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bible with a Youth Ministries concentration, and a minor in Music (piano). He is a gifted singer and pianist.
Bobby and his wife, Tori, were married in December 2017. Tori is a graduate of Crown College of the Bible.
Nick Applegate, PhD
While visiting a camp at the age of 13, Nick heard a clear presentation of the Gospel for the first time and trusted Jesus Christ as his Savior. Nick was born in Greenville, Ohio, but grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He married his sweet wife Nona in 1968. Their three children are now serving the Lord while rearing their own families.
Nick earned his undergraduate degree at George Williams College and then earned his Masters of Arts degree at Middle Tennessee State University. He completed his postgraduate work and earned his PhD at Louisiana Baptist University. He is most influenced by the wise counsel of his father. Dr. Applegate holds a full-time counseling position with the Biblical Counseling Center, a ministry of Bible Baptist Church. He holds an earned doctorate in Psychology and Christian Counseling with an emphasis in conflict management.
He joined the ministry full-time in 2001 and works with families in the middle Tennessee area. In addition, Dr. Applegate travels internationally, counseling and training pastors and families on the mission field.
C. Nelson Bailey
Music Pastor / Business Manager
Nelson, a CPA, joined the staff of BBC in 2010 as the Business Manager. Nelson holds a bachelor’s degree from Bob Jones University and a Master’s degree from the University of Alabama.
He has been involved in music from a very early age, and is an accomplished pianist and songwriter. Nelson was named the Music Pastor in 2015.
Nelson and his wife, Kaylene, have 2 daughters, Faith and Reagan.
Dedra ClaytonOffice Coordinator
Dedra Clayton moved to Nashville from Tampa, Florida. She joined the staff of Bible Baptist Church in May of 2015.
Dedra graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration.