Dr. Greg Mutsch


Pastor Greg Mutsch has been actively in the ministry as a pastor and administrator for over thirty years.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College and a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds two earned doctorates: a Doctorate of Education degree from Bob Jones University, and a Doctorate of Ministries degree from Trinity International University. He has served as the Assistant to the President at Pillsbury college, the senior pastor of two churches, the Vice President for Administration at Pensacola Christian College, and the Executive Director of Business Administration at Accelerated Christian Education.

Pastor Mutsch has been capably assisted through these years by his wife, Luann. In addition to serving as the Pastor’s wife at Bible Baptist Church, she also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the music department at Welch College.

John Goodale
Associate Pastor

John Goodale joined the staff of BBC and HCA in 2017 as the Associate Pastor and Headmaster, after serving 28 years as the principal of Ko’olau Baptist Academy in Hawaii.

Mr. Goodale has a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Temple University. He also earned an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Liberty University. He served as the president of the American Association of Christian Schools - Hawaii for 16 years, he founded and served as the president for the Hawaii Sports Fellowship for eight years, and has been a member of the Hawaii Council of Private Schools.

John’s wife, Selene, was born in Hawaii. They have two grown children, and one grandchild.

  Nick Applegate, PhD

Biblical Counselor

While visiting a camp at the age of 13, Nick heard a clear presentation of the Gospel for the first time and trusted Jesus Christ as his Savior. Nick was born in Greenville, Ohio, but grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He married his sweet wife Nona in 1968. Their three children are now serving the Lord while rearing their own families.

Nick earned his undergraduate degree at George Williams College and then earned his Masters of Arts degree at Middle Tennessee State University. He completed his postgraduate work and earned his PhD at Louisiana Baptist University. He is most influenced by the wise counsel of his father. Dr. Applegate holds a full-time counseling position with the Biblical Counseling Center, a ministry of Bible Baptist Church. He holds an earned doctorate in Psychology and Christian Counseling with an emphasis in conflict management.

He joined the ministry full-time in 2001 and works with families in the middle Tennessee area. In addition, Dr. Applegate travels internationally, counseling and training pastors and families on the mission field.

Dedra Clayton
Office Coordinator

Dedra Clayton moved to Nashville from Tampa, Florida. She joined the staff of Bible Baptist Church in May of 2015. 

Dedra graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration.

BBC's Summer Interns

Taylor Allen

I am from Covington, GA, and studying Youth Ministries and Education at Pensacola Christian College. I would say what I am most excited about is being able to work with the teenagers this summer and if God allows, being able to sponsor them during camp.

Clay Cox

I am from Romulus, Michigan, and a
senior Youth Ministries major at Pensacola Christian College. I am scheduled to graduate December 2019. This will be my second summer interning at Bible Baptist Church under Pastor Mutsch. I am excited for the opportunity to serve and to be a blessing.

Mitch Gamble

I am from Cleveland, TN, and attend
Pensacola Christian College. I am excited to further my knowledge and passion for the ministry. It will be a honor to serve under the leadership of Pastor Mutsch. God has great plans for this summer, and I cannot wait to experience them with Bible Baptist Church.

Amanda Telman

Although from here, I lived in Uganda for several years. Now I am finishing my second year at Word of Life Bible Institute in Hungary. I am excited for the chance to work for God because there is no greater privilege! Also, to work in an environment with other
believers wanting to serve God passionately: that’s rare.

Cory Woodard

I am currently a student attending Pensacola Christian College. I am very excited for the opportunity at Bible Baptist Church to serve Hendersonville and the local community in new ways.