evbc staff

Senior Pastor

Dr. Johnny Blevins

Email: johnny@evbcfamily.org

Johnny grew up in the mountains of Ashe County. He has pastored several churches in NC and has been the pastor at Elkin Valley since 1996. Johnny received a bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University. He then earned a masters degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctoral degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to his wife Vicki who teaches fourth grade at Elkin Elementary. They have three children, Anna (Silva), Joel, and Josiah, and two grandchildren, Caleb and Camilla. He enjoys biking, hiking, and watching his Indy Colts play on Sunday.

associate Pastor

Dr. Stephen Robbins

Email: stephen@evbcfamily.org

Stephen moved to Elkin in 2015 from the Atlanta area where he served as an associate pastor and youth minister. He serves EVBC as our Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Missions. Some of the ministries Stephen oversees are our age-graded ministries, missions programs and trips, and church education. Stephen received his bachelor's degree from Southeastern College at Wake Forest. He earned his master's of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and his doctoral degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Stephen married Rachel in 2005. They have seven children, Ryan, Joshua, Rachel Beth, Leigh Anna, Elisha, Jeremiah, and Abram. Stephen spends his free time with his wife, enjoying his children, running, hiking, and reading. 

Pastor of Creative Arts

Cameron Gaddy

Cameron is originally from Sumter SC. He graduated from  Charleston Southern University in 2017 with a degree in music and worship leadership and is currently pursuing his Masters in Theological Studies at Liberty University. Cameron married Sarah in January of 2018. He enjoys the outdoors as well as anything music related. Cameron joined the staff in February of 2018 and oversees the music and all creative elements of our church.  

Young Adult Minister

Cory Combs

Email: cory@evbcfamily.org

Cory was born and raised in Elkin.  He joined the EVBC staff in 2016. Cory graduated from Western Carolina University and is currently working on obtaining his Masters from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He loves playing and watching most any sport, including his Denver Broncos and Boston Red Sox.  Cory's ministry focus within Elkin Valley ranges from middle school students to college age young adults.  

Children's Ministry Director

Becky Durham

Email: evkids@evbcfamily.org

Becky took the Children's Ministry Director position in 2016 but she is no stranger to EVBC! For many years Becky has served in a variety of ministries at our church. Now she brings new energy and insight to our children's ministry.  She has been married to Chip for over twenty-five years.  They have two children, a son Jordan and a daughter Madison.  Becky enjoys reading, crafts, and watching football, especially the Carolina Panthers.

EVBC Administrative Assistant

Janice Wright

Email: evbc@evbcfamily.org

Janice is from Elkin.  She came to EVBC in 2014 with Administrative Assistant experience in various settings ranging from the Town of Elkin to other local churches.  She and her husband Calvin have 3 children between them and 1 granddaughter.