Dr. Timothy L. Piland
Timothy L. Piland (Tim) is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. He and his wife, Sharon, have two children, Dr. Kelly Harvey, an ER Physician in Virginia and Rev. Matthew Piland, a Pastor at 12 Stone Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Brother Tim came to Nansemond River in 1990 after serving for twelve years at the Waller Baptist Church in Bossier City, Louisiana. He is a graduate of Old Dominion University and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University. He is also a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves. Brother Tim has a passion for preaching and teaching the Word of God in a contemporary setting and reaching out to the members of our 21st century culture.
Pastor, Small Groups, Discipleship & Family Ministry
Gary Vaughan served as Associate Pastor to Students from October 1996 to May 31, 2009; and moved to Small Groups, Discipleship, & Family Ministry. Gary is a native of Suffolk. Gary and his wife Stacey have two sons. Gary is a graduate of George Mason University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and holds a Masters of Arts in Christian Education. He enjoys sports, hunting, and hiking.
Pastor, Student Ministry
Mark is "7-5-7" through and through having grown up in Virginia Beach, attended high school in Chesapeake, worked in Norfolk, gone to college in Williamsburg, and made an occasional jaunt to Suffolk. Mark is an alumnus of The College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Religious Studies. He is also a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in Advanced Biblical Studies with Biblical languages. Mark has been married to his wife Whitney since June of 2007. In May of 2012 they welcomed a little boy, Jackson, to their family. Mark loves to teach the Bible, watch and play sports, discuss theology and culture, and watch the television show The Office and the comedian Brian Regan. Mark regularly blogs about theology, faith, and culture at renrutkram.
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