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Elders & Church Staff

Josh Wredberg - Pastor for Preaching and Leadership Development

Wredberg WebJosh served as the main teaching pastor when Redeemer began in 2008. He is a graduate of Maranatha Baptist University and Shepherds Theological Seminary. He has also earned a doctorate in preaching from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh is the author of Exalting Jesus in John—a commentary in the Christ-Centered Exposition series—and 30 Days to 1 Samuel. He and his wife, Cari, have 3 boys.

Don Sandberg - Pastor for Teaching and Discipleship

Sandberg WebDon graduated with a degree in Secondary Education and taught high school life sciences for 21 years. He also has an M.A. in Theology, with a major in Christian Apologetics from Trinity Theological Seminary. He served as an associate pastor for seven years in Cary, NC. His wife, Kay, is a professor of Organic Chemistry at North Carolina State University. 

Jeweleon Jones - Pastor for Administration

Jones WebJeweleon was raised in New Jersey, lived in Atlanta, and now resides in Fuquay-Varina. Christ rescued him from sin in high school and since has shaped his new heart with a desire to reach the nations with the gospel. He is a graduate from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University where he studied Marketing and Strategy & Management Consulting. Jeweleon is a husband to his precious wife Michelle and father to Solagrace.

Chris Burnette - Elder

Burnette WebChris is a graduate of the College of Electrical Engineering at NC State University, and now manages a technical marketing team at Red Hat Corporation. He made a profession of faith at the age of eight, and truly surrendered his life to God at sixteen. Chris served as a deacon for seven years and an elder for five years in Raleigh, NC. He and his wife, Mindy, have been blessed with two sons, Jackson and Ross.

Don Curry - Elder

Curry WebDon Curry has been a member of Redeemer Community Church since its inception in 2008, serving as a deacon at Redeemer before joining the elder team. A graduate of NC State, Don is a civil engineer and owner of an engineering firm here in Fuquay-Varina. He is married to Juli (a native Fuquay-Varinian) and they have 3 wonderful children. 

Russ Duncan - Elder

Duncan WebRuss Duncan is a graduate of NC State and now teaches mathematics at Apex High School. He was saved at the age of 8, and has seen Christ's work of sanctification over the years. He has been a part of many short term missions trips, including trips to Malta, Kenya and Thailand. Russ and his wife Kate have five children, Emma, Elijah, Matthew, Zachary and Jonathan and live in Fuquay-Varina.

Bruce Ritter - Elder

Ritter WebBruce is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Secondary Math Education. He taught high school math and science for 16 years before entering the business world. He is currently semi-retired but works as a part time contractor. Bruce and his wife, Sally, have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren.


Church Staff

Susanna Waldron - Administrative Assistant

S. WaldronSusanna was raised in northern New York in a Christian home where she accepted Christ as Savior at a young age. She and her husband, Matt, became members of Redeemer in 2011, shortly after moving to Fuquay with their two children. She has a degree in Culinary Arts and loves to bake for family and friends in her spare time.

Jesse Nelson - Church Planting Intern

J. NelsonJesse was raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil and has a heart for cross-cultural missions. He was saved at the age of 7 and desires to serve the body of Christ in the Balkan region by engaging in discipleship, teaching, leadership development, and church planting. He moved to the Raleigh area to attend Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and to participate in Redeemer’s church planting internship program. He and his wife Heather have three children, Mercy, David and Peter.