Rev. Bryan Dugger
Bryan has been part of the full-time staff at Westview since January 2000. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming from Shepherd College (now Shepherd University), a Master of Arts in Practical Theology from Antietam Bible College and Seminary, and a Master of Divinity in Theology from Liberty University. Bryan is presently working on a Ph.D in Higher Education Leadership and Administration from Liberty University.
Bryan is a native of Martinsburg, WV where he lives with his wife Lydia, and their daughters Quinn and Sydney. His hobbies and interests include theology, philosophy, amateur astronomy, computers, history, science and politics.
Bryan’s life verse, Colossians 2:8, has shaped his faith and is the foundation of his teaching and preaching ministry.
See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ” — Colossians 2:8 (ESV)
Part-Time Minister of Music
Jason Crawford is an accomplished pianist, percussionist, conductor, composer, arranger, producer, clinician, educator,and worship leader. He has a bachelor’s degree in music education from Alderson-Broaddus College(now Alderson-Broaddus University) in Philippi, West Virginia and a master’s degree in composition from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In his long and varied career, Jason has been an inner-city public school music teacher, a Christian school educator, a minister of music, a private lesson instructor, and even a collegiate instructor of music theory and composition. He is currently the Band/Orchestra Director at Faith Christian Academy and the Minister of Music here at Westview Baptist Church in Martinsburg.
Student and Young Adult Minister
Ethan Kerns is the Student and Young Adult Minister at Westview Baptist Church. For nearly all of his life, Ethan has lived in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, assimilating to the culture of Martinsburg and fostering a love for the people in the city. In 2012, he graduated from Faith Christian Academy and then moved to Lynchburg, Virginia to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinematic Arts from Liberty University. After a semester of investing in the film program, Ethan changed his career plans and felt the desire to pursue Biblical studies, thus graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Religion. Ethan previously worked at Chick-Fil-A in Martinsburg prior to joining the ministry team as the full-time Minister to Students and Young Adults.
Kadey Kerns has been a member of Westview Baptist Church since 2016 and serves as the Office Manager. The Lord unmistakably directed Kadey to several corners of the country and is thankful to now call West Virginia home with her husband, Ethan Kerns. Understanding how vital the teenage years are for faith-shaping & soul-winning, Kadey has a heart for connecting with teens. Previously, she was a Shepherd student of psychology and graduated with her Bachelor’s in 2013. She’s worked in various industries such as retail, cabinetry, food service, cinema, and federal government.
Brenda has been the church’s custodian at Westview since 2000 and is currently in the same position. Her passion to serve the Lord involves many areas, especially teaching small children and preparing meals. Brenda has been married to Blaine Good over 25 years; they enjoy serving Christ together.