Pastors

Leading the way at Ridgeview Baptist Church.

Pastor Jon Rogers

Pastor Jon graduated from Carson Newman College with a major in Religion and received his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Jon has over 30 years of pastoral experience. Pastor Jon and Jennifer are natives of East Tennessee and have two sons and a granddaughter.

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Patrick Arbo

Patrick Arbo was called to serve at Ridgeview in August 2019. Previously, he served at FBC Rogersville, and for two years as Minister to Youth and Children at FBC Hartsville, SC. Pastor Patrick earned a B.A. (English/Philosophy) and a secondary education certificate from East Tennessee State University. He completed a Master of Arts in 2023…

Israel Saxton

Israel has been leading worship at Ridgeview for nearly twenty years. He has been serving as worship pastor since 2023. He holds a degree in graphic design from Northeast State and owns Provision Graphics. He and Alisha met at Ridgeview while in college. They have two girls, Annabelle and Ava. When not leading worship you’ll…

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Nathan Lawson

Nathan has been serving in various roles at Ridgeview for over 20 years. He has been serving as discipleship pastor since 2023. He met his wife and love of his life, Stacey, at Ridgeview while in high school. Together they have two children, Madelyn and Ben. Nathan completed a BA in French and a master’s…