And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.
– Ephesians 4:11–12 (ESV) –
Our pastors and elders serve together to pray, teach, and set direction for the church.
Dr. Josh Wredberg
Josh 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 three boys.
Don 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.
Adam served as the founding pastor of a church for 9 years before coming to minister at Redeemer. He received an M.Div. in Advanced Biblical Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. God saved him at the age of 14. He and his wife, Heather, have two children.
Chris is a graduate of the College of Electrical Engineering at NC State University, and most recently managed 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 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 three children.
Geoff is a graduate of Messiah College and received his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He has been employed by Caterpillar for 25 years. Geoff came to faith as a young child. He has enjoyed serving the Lord through teaching children for many years, and oversees Redeemer’s children’s ministry. Geoff and his wife, Amy, have two college-age kids: Micah and Emma.
John graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in Political Science. He was baptized and raised to new life in Christ at Redeemer at age 34. He and his wife, Allie-Marie, have been blessed with four children: Savannah, Magnolia, Augustine, and Evangeline.
Anthony is a South Dakota native and came to faith in his early 20’s. He loves the church and has a heart for evangelism. Anthony is a licensed electrician. He has been in the electrical industry since 2006. He and his wife Melanie have three children: Niah, Brielle, and Zane.
Bruce 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 three adult children and five grandchildren.
Our deacons serve the church by overseeing various aspects of practical ministry.
Deacon of Ordinances
Deacon of Guest Services
Deacon of Services Setup
Deacon of Missions
Deacon of Member Care
Deacon of Audio/Visual
Deacon of Seniors
Women’s Ministry Director
Family Ministries Director
Ministry & Finance Coordinator
Jenny Van Houten
Church Planting Resident
Tyler is with us for two years with plans to plant a church in Greenville, NC. He received his M. Div. from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Plymouth, MN. He has six years of full-time pastoral ministry experience, is married to Jackie, and has four children.