Dr. Robert putt
Dr. Putt is a native of Big Island VA. He has degrees from Bluefield College, Radford University, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Drew University. Dr. Putt has been a Youth Minister, Minister of Education, Associate Pastor and Pastor. He has served as Director of Missions for Pittsylvania Baptist Association and most recently as Director of the Lynchburg Baptist Association. He serves as Adjunct Professor in the Religious Studies Department at Lynchburg College. He is married to Vicky Humphreys and has three daughters, Ashley, Jami and Chelsey.
Rev. Randy Kent
Rev. Randy kent
Randy Kent began serving West Lynchburg Baptist Church as Minister of Music and Senior Adults in February of 2004. He came to West Lynchburg after serving as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of Fairborn, Ohio, from 1996 - 2004. He has also served previously in: First Baptist Church of Laredo, Texas; Bethesda Baptist Church in Burleson, Texas; First Southern Baptist Church of Clairemont in San Diego, California; and Calvary Baptist Church in Chula Vista, California. Randy grew up in Poway, California, (a suburb of San Diego). He attended San Diego State University where he met his wife, Jeanne, in Concert Choir. They graduated together in 1983, both with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. In 1989, Randy received his Master of Music in Church Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.Randy married Jeanne Ramel on August 1, 1981. They have two children: Dawn, a recent psychology graduate of Liberty University, who is now pursuing a nursing degree at Virginia Commonwealth University and Daniel, a senior at Liberty University pursuing a music degree with an emphasis in percussion. Randy’s hobbies include: bicycling, fixing whatever needs to be fixed around the house, keeping up the yard, ringing in the Bells of the Blue Ridge (a community handbell choir in Lynchburg), singing in the Virginia Baptist Male Chorale, and writing and arranging music. Under his legal name, David R. Kent, he has published several arrangements and compositions for handbells with six different publishers, including LifeWay.
Brother Vance comes to us from the small town of Momeyer, North Carolina. He joined our staff as Minister of Students in January 2011. He is a graduate of Campbell University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Vance is married to Stacy Thomas. Together they seek to teach and minister to the students of West Lynchburg Baptist Church and the surrounding community.
Pam Anderson has served as Financial Secretary at West Lynchburg since 1988. She grew up in Rockford, Illinois, and came to Lynchburg in 1983 to attend Liberty University. She met her husband Ron while working in Lynchburg and they now reside in the Forest area. They have two daughters, Brittany and Brooke. Pam’s hobbies include spending time with her family, playing the piano, scrapbooking, reading and vacationing.