“The elders who are good leaders are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.” - 1 Tim. 5:17
Elder & Full-Time Preaching Pastor
Aaron serves full time as the preaching pastor at Red Village Church. Aaron and his family moved to Madison in 2010 to start RVC. Aaron was married to Tia in 2004. They have 2 daughters, Madison (2006) and Avery (2009) and 1 son, Elijah (2011). Aaron received his Bachelor of Science in Human Development from UW Green Bay and a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before attending seminary Aaron served as an associate pastor in Green Bay.
Aaron enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and watching Wisconsin sports. A few books that have been influential in his life include: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, Family Worship by Don Whitney, Christ-Centered Preaching by Brian Chappell, Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever, Good to Great by Jimmy Collins, Communion with God by John Owen, Lectures to My Students by Charles Spurgeon and The Conviction to Lead by Al Mohler.
Ben and his family began attending RVC in 2011. Ben and his wife Masha got married in 2009 and they have two children, Charles and Edmund. He currently works as a software tester and he enjoys time with his family, reading, and doing projects where he needs to work with his hands.
He became a Christian when he was in elementary school under the influence of parents who love Christ and treasure his grace. Before moving to Madison, he spent a year as a student at The Master’s Seminary in Southern California and has also completed coursework online through The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Some books he returns to often are The Cross-centered Life by C.J. Mahaney and George Müller: Delighted in God by Roger Steer.
Trevor grew up outside of Madison in the small town of Cottage Grove. He got saved in 2007 and was called to El Salvador in Jan. of 2010. Trevor met his wife in El Salvador, Erika (a Salvadorian) and married her in Dec of 2010. Trevor and Erika have 3 children Theophilus, Esther, and Levi. From 2010 to 2016, they served in different orphanages in El Salvador, helping with work projects, mission teams and discipling the children. In January 2017, they moved back to Wisconsin to lay the foundations of Healing Love Ministries (HLM), cast their vision, and create a network of supporters. Trevor is the Executive Director of HLM, who seeks to provide a substitute family for orphans in El Salvador.
Trevor enjoys time with his family the playing board games and playing almost any sporting activity with others.
Village Kids Director
Rachel serves as the Village Kids (Children’s Ministry) Director of Red Village Church. She and her husband Rob moved to Madison and began attending RVC in 2015. Rachel had received her BS in Nursing and worked as a nurse since 2014, but is currently enjoying her new line of work as a stay at home foster mom! Rob and Rachel became licensed foster parents in June of 2017, and began the wonderful, crazy road of parenthood.
Rachel enjoys spending time with family, all things outdoors, and drinking lots of coffee (especially while in the midst of good company). Some of her favorite books include The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom, Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard, The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis.
College Ministry Intern
Wes Serves as an Intern at Red Village Church. Wes is originally from Marsing, Idaho and moved to Madison in August 2020. Wes received a bachelors in Wildlife Ecology Management in Dec 2018 and is currently pursuing a Masters in Theological Studies with emphasis in Intercultural Studies at South Western Baptist Theological Seminary. Wes believed in Jesus during his undergrad in 2015 and is passionate about equipping/encouraging college students towards Discipleship, Evangelism, and Missions. Wes got married to his beautiful wife Sierra Grim in April of 2019.
Wes loves the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing, snowboarding, and cooking. Some influencail leaders in his life include pastor Rich Wright, NMSU Christian Challenge director David Englehart, the IMB, and the following authors/leaders: Ben Stuart, Nabeel Qureshi, Brother Yun.