Meet the Administration Team

Dr. Chris Young

Moderator
Chris is Lead Pastor of Graceway Community Church in Winter Haven.  As Moderator of the Association, Chris is the presiding officer of the Association and is responsible to work in cooperation with the Mission Strategist, the other personnel of the Association, and its Teams.

Kevin Clark

Vice Moderator
Kevin is lead Pastor of Oasis Church in Winter Haven.  As Vice-Moderator, Kevin assists the Moderator and assumes the responsibilities in the Moderator's absence. 

Dr. Danny Moosbrugger

Treasurer &  Business Team Leader
Danny is Executive Pastor of Heartland Church in Winter Haven.  As Treasurer Danny oversees the financial matters of the Association and gives guidance in budgeting and fiduciary concerns while maintaining best practices in all business matters.

Tracey Cayson

Clerk
Tracey, a member of Lake Shipp Baptist Church in Winter Haven,  is the Office Manager of the Ridge Baptist Association.  She serves as a non-voting member of the Administrative Team and is responsible for recording and maintaining the records  of the Association.

Mark Hodges

Church Planting & New Churches
Co-Team Leader
Mark Hodges serves as Lead Pastor of Winter Haven Baptist Church.  He is Co-Team Leader of this vital work with Joe Lemmons.  They lead the ambitious work of planting churches in unchurched areas of the Ridge Baptist Association.

Dr. Joe Lemmons

Church Planting & New Churches
Co-Team Leader
Joe serves as Lead Pastor of Lake Shipp Baptist Church in Winter Haven. He is Co-Team Leader of this vital work with Mark Hodges. They lead the ambitious work of planting churches in unchurched areas of the Ridge Association.

Dr. Steven Harness

Evangelism & Prayer Team Leader
Steven serves as Lead Pastor of First Baptist Church in Winter Haven. He holds a PhD. in Evangelism and leads the churches of the Ridge to maintain a focus on reaching the lost and prayer.

Jim Durham

Legacy Team Leader
Jim is a layman at First Baptist Church of Winter Haven.  He has served Baptists in multiple roles, locally and across the state of Florida. Jim's leadership in Legacy is to aid churches in protecting the property for Kingdom use. 

Mike Jarrett

Youth Ministry Team Leader
Mike serves as Lead Pastor of The Rock of Winter Haven. Having served in youth ministry through the decades, he now uses the years of experience aiding churches in the development of stronger youth ministries.

Bill Snively

Disaster Relief Team Leader
Bill is a layman at Northridge Church in Haines City. His contributes skillfully  in leading the Ridge Association in training and preparing and serving in natural disasters locally and beyond. 

Steven von Stein

Associational Worship Leader
Steven serves as Worship Pastor of Northridge Church in Haines City.  As Associational Worship Leader, Steven leads worship for various meetings of the Association.