Dr. Steve Harris, Interim Pastor
Stephen (Steve) Harris serves as a regional mission catalyst with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention. Steve served as founding pastor of New Life Community Church in Asheville for 16 years and has led church planting movements in the Buncombe Baptist Association, nationally and internationally as a strategy coordinator with the International Mission Board. Steve received his bachelor of science in business management from Western Carolina University, master of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, and his doctor of ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Steve and his wife Ann have three children and five grandchildren. He enjoys backpacking, trout fishing and golf.
Adrienne Bradley, Youth & Children's Leader
Adrienne joined our staff March 1, 2022. She has an associate degree in fine arts from A-B Tech, Cum Laude and a bachelor of arts degree in Integrated Education from Mars Hill University. She is the head kindergarten teacher at Oakley Elementary School and tutors 4th grade students. She enjoys using her cheerleading experience to enthusastially lead children and youth in Christian activities, passionately teaching them about prayer and being involved in the life of the church.
Nancy Ingle, Office Manager
Nancy came to Beverly Hills in January, 2003. She has worked in local churches since 1980. She is the middle child of five children growing up in Fairview, as a native of Buncombe County. She married at the age of 19 and has one son, Daniel. Daniel and his wife Lynn have two children, Bethaney Ann and Colton Daniel. She has a great-granddaughter, Amelia Page. Family and friends are dear to Nancy. Nancy has served as a teacher for Children's Sunday School Class, and has sung in the choir. She serves as Secretary to the Board of Directors for Ebenezer Gospel Mission to India. She was blessed to be able to visit India in 2005. Her interests are walking, scrapbooking, geneology and restoring old photographs. She enjoys serving the Lord and others wherever He leads.
Judy Smith, Organist
Judy has served as organist since 1999. She has been an accompanist for churches since the age of ten. She received a degree in Music Education and a certification in Spanish from Campbell University. She was certified in ESL (English as Second Language), including National Board Certification, while teaching at Emma Elementary School in Buncombe County. She has recently retired. Judy grew up in Mississippi but moved to North Carolina in 1970. Since then, she has lived in many places in North Carolina, as well as the countries of Costa Rica and Bolivia. In addition to music, some of her interests are history, crafts, organic gardening, nutrition, and aerobics. She has three daughters, Victoria, Anna and Maria, and seven grandchildren, Forest, Mica, Jocelyn, Johani, Shea, Troy and Molly, with Jocelyn's son, Jasper, as the newest addition to the family.
Becky Wilburn, Accompanist
Becky is a native of Roanoke Virginia, marring her husband John at the age of 19. They lived in many places since John worked for the National Park Service. They moved to Asheville in 1987. John and Becky have two children: daughter, Debra and son, Barry and six (6) grandchildren; Ethan, Oliver, Elise, Christina, Erik and Austin. Becky began playing the piano for churches at the age of 15. She has served as pianist of Beverly Hills since 2014. Becky loves working with children, enjoys reading, crocheting, quilting and painting.
Donna Gasperson, Accompanist
Donna is a native of Iowa City, Iowa, and spent her growing up years in New York, Oklahoma, and North Carolina. She is a graduate of Mars Hill College, and has been playing in churches since high school. She has served Beverly Hills Baptist Church as 2nd Accompanist since 2017. She and her husband, Bruce, are the parents of Paula, Ryan, and Melinda, and the grandparents of Collin, Miriam, Elizabeth, Samantha, Grace, Maliya, and Alexis. Donna considers it a high privilege to use her talent to bring glory to God.
Becky Morrison, Director, Weekday Early Education
Becky began working at W.E.E. in 1984, and has served as director since 1997. She earned the Childcare Administrative Credential from A-B Tech in 2003. Becky is married to Trent, has two children, Scott and Lacey, and five grandchildren, Michael , Trent, Kenzie, Lana and Mott. She enjoys time with her grandchildren.