Beverly Hills Baptist Church
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Reaching and nurturing our community with the Love of Christ and equipping believers for ministry.


Dr. Billy King, Senior Pastor
    Dr. William D. (Billy) King, a native of Belton, SC, grew up in Greenville, SC. He is married to Karen Reeves King a science teacher at Cane Creek Middle School. Karen has been an active part of each church in which he has ministered. Dr. and Mrs. King have one son, Michael.  Michael graduated from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, and he has received a Masters Degree in Parks and Recreation from NC State University. Michael, his wife Kate (who also received a Masters Degree from NC State), and their daughter, Clara Grace, live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
     Dr. King earned an Associate of Arts degree from Anderson College, Anderson, SC, in 1976,  Bachelor of Arts from Furman University Greenville, SC in 1978, Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, 1980, and a  Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University, Madison, NJ, in 1994.
     He has served as pastor of Beverly Hills Baptist Church since January 1, 2007.  He is the former pastor at Leawood Baptist Church, Greenville, SC; Providence Baptist Church, Pageland, SC; 1st Baptist Church of Andrews, SC.; and Ruby Baptist Church, Ruby, SC.
My philosophy of Preaching: Preaching that activates only the mind creates Pharisees; preaching that addresses just the heart breeds fanatics; but preaching that engages the heart, soul, mind and strength builds disciples.
Rev. Dennis Goodwin,  Minister of Music
   Dennis joined our staff in November, 2005.  He received his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Arts from Murray State University in Murray, KY.
     Dennis has served as Minister of Music and Youth at First Baptist Church, Tavares, FL and the First Baptist Baptist Church, Clewiston, FL.  He has also served as a Middle School Band Director and Asst. High School Band Director.  He is a retired Army Lt. Colonel. 
     He is married to Barbara Brown Goodwin and has a son, Travis. Travis and his wife Jenny have 2 sons, John Paul Jones and James David Goodwin.
 Ms. Nancy Ingle, Office Manager 
     Nancy came to Beverly Hills in January, 2003 after serving as a church secretary in local churches since 1980. She is a native of Buncombe County and has a son, Daniel.
     Daniel and his wife Lynn have two children, Bethaney Ann and Colton Daniel. Nancy is the Primary Class Sunday School teacher, sings in the choir and serves on the Board of Directors for Ebenezer Gospel Mission to India.  She enjoys serving the Lord where ever He leads.
 Ms. 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 a 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.

Mrs. 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 have lived in Asheville since 1987. John and Becky have two (2) children, Debra and Barry and six (6) grandchildren; Ethan, Oliver, Elise, Christina, Erik and Austin. Becky began playing the piano for churches at the age of 15. 
     Becky loves working with children, enjoys reading, crocheting, quilting and painting.
Mrs. Donna Gasperson, 2nd 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.
     Donna 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.
Mrs. Becky Morrison, W.E.E. Director
(Weekday Early Education)
     Becky has worked at W.E.E. for over 20 years, and has served as director since 1997. She earned the Childcare Administrative Credential from AB-Tech in 2003. Becky is married to Trent, has two children, Scott and Lacey, and two grandchildren, Michael and Trent.
Mr. Steve Mink, Chef
     Steve has been cooking our wonderful Wednesday night meals since 1999. He is a graduate of the AB Tech culinary program. He is married to Janice and they have two children, Matthew and Amanda.