Interim Pastor

Dr. Bruce Martin

Hometown: Elkin, NC

Wife: Brenda Martin

Son: Joshua (19 years old, second year at Campbell University)



Surry Community College, 1970 (AAS)

Appalachian State University, 1972 (BT)

Southeast Baptist Theological Seminary,

(1978 Master of Divinity, 1986 Doctor of Ministry)



1977-1979 Social Plains Baptist, Zebulon, NC

1979-1986 FBC Elon College, NC

1986-1991 Chestnut Hill Baptist, Lynchburg, VA

1991-2016 Village Baptist, Fayetteville, NC


While at Village the church grew from 1,000 members to over 4,000 members.

Baptized over 1,800 people at Village.



Executive Committee, Southern Baptist Convention (8yrs)

Cooperative Program Promotion, SBC (2yrs, Chair 1yr)

Budget, SBC (4yrs.)

Convention Arrangements for SBC (2yrs, Chair 1yr)

Trustee Orientation, NC Baptist State Convention

(3yrs, Chair 1yr)

General Board, Virginia Baptist General Association