Meet our staff below. If any of them can be of any assistance, please contact them.

Dr. David Kemp

David Kemp came to Hickory Valley Baptist Church in January 2016 after 18 years of teaching in the Bible Department at Tennessee Temple University. He enjoys teaching the truth of the Bible, whether in a verse-by-verse study of a particular book of the Bible or in a topical study of one of the important doctrines…

Matt Neal

Matt Neal came to Hickory Valley in March 2017 after serving in various capacities in ministry for 12 years which include missions, youth work, and counseling. Matt is driven to teach, motivate, and equip the generation of church leaders to come through our student ministry. He is passionate about apologetics, discipling and reaching our community…

Starr Thomison

Starr came to HVBC in August 2010 after teaching preschool at a local Christian school and also serving in the children’s ministry for 15 plus years at her home church.  She and her husband, Ray, have been married since 1990 and have 3 children – Ryan (college student), Molly (college student), and Sally (High School…