Chad Fugitt


Pastor Chad came to serve at Central in February of 2011. He is a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is currently working to complete his Doctor of Ministry in Evangelism and Church Growth. Chad is passionate about ministry. He loves preaching, discipling believers, and missions. He serves with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children, Caleb and Aubrey Grace.

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C.J. Barnett

Worship Pastor

We are pleased to have our new Worship Pastor, C.J. Barnett with us. You can connect with C.J. at [email protected]

Josh Pollitt

Children & Families’ Pastor

Josh joined the Central Baptist family in October of 2014. He graduated from the University of the Cumberlands and earned his Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His wife, Stephanie, is always serving close beside him along with their child, Matthew. Josh is committed to a children’s ministry that deliberately partners with parents and guardians, regularly proclaims the stories of the Bible, and provides an atmosphere where kids have tons of fun. Josh also leads the counseling ministry of Central Baptist Church and is affiliated with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

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James Vandy

Senior Adult Pastor

James joined the staff at Central Baptist in January, 2015. He is a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College and Union College. He retired from full-time ministry after forty-four years as a pastor – thirty of those years at the East Barbourville Baptist Church. He and his wife Connie have four grown children, five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

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