Ephesians 4:12 indicates that it is every church member’s role to do the work of ministry for the building up of the body of Christ. So, if you were to ask, “What type of ministries does CRBC have?” We would answer, “We have as many ministries as we have members.”
Our people are involved in a number of activities to serve one another, serve our community, and to reach the world. Below, however, are a few of the main activities that our church life is structured around.
We are followers of Jesus Christ, having put our faith in His perfect life, substitutionary death, victorious resurrection and repented of sin.
We stand with conservative Protestants who seek to recover the pure Gospel through biblical doctrine and faithful church practice.
We hold to the doctrines as handed down from the apostles, which are universally and historically held Christian beliefs.
We are an assembly of covenanted and baptized believers that is elder-led, deacon-served, and congregationally-accountable.
We affirm the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith and hold to the '5 Solas': According to Scripture alone, we are saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, for the glory of God alone.
Pastor Doug Short has degrees from the Univ. of MD (B.S. Education) and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div with Languages) and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry. Previous to CRBC, he spent 19 years in pastoral ministry, planting 3 churches during that time. He has also travelled the world as the evangelist for a medical missions organization and is currently employed at Campbell University’s Medical School as a lecturer and organizer of medical missions trips for their students.
Doug is married to a wonderful and godly wife, Michelle, and is father to 3 great grown children. He was called to be our pastor in August of 2020.
Pastor Wade was elected to the office of Elder at CRBC in May of 2021. He is the father of eight children and has been married to his wife Jaclyn for 17 years. His current passion in ministry is discipling others and encouraging and mentoring parents to raise their children in the Lord. Wade is a full-time engineer that works in RTP so he spends much of his free time sitting in traffic, listening to podcasts.