Meet Eastside’s Elders

November 10, 2009


virgilThis Sunday, November 15th Eastside will be affirming two additional elders, Chris Clark and Larry Taulbee. They join Eastside’s current elders, Kevin Wallace and Pastor Virgil. Here is some basic information regarding each elder.

Pastor Virgil began his full-time ministry in 1990 as Senior Pastor of Eastside Baptist Church, Richmond, Kentucky.  He has been involved with Next Level for the past five years providing leadership development and training for the SBC.

He graduated from Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1990, a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky in 1996 and a Doctorate of Ministry from Columbia International Seminary, Columbia, South Carolina in 2003. He is married to Rosemary and has two children, Rachel and Jacob.


Kevin has served as an elder at Eastside since 2006. He is married to Vivian and has two children, Stacie and Sabrina.  Kevin works as a Sr. Technical Instructor (SkillSoft) and Author (Cisco Press). He became a Christian in 1979.  Kevin serves Eastside as a Small Group Leader for the Encouragers Class.



chrisChris Clark is 34 years old.  Born and raised in Madison County, he and his wife of ten years Wendee Clark have daughters Rylee, 9 and Reagan, 7.  Chris is a 1993 graduate of Madison Southern High School and attended four years of college at Eastern Kentucky University.  Chris was a partner in Clark Reed Construction for seven years and continues to do construction and remodeling jobs. Primarily, he and Wendee are owners/operators of a local furniture store, The Home Store and More.  Chris prides himself on being a dedicated Christian, father and husband.   



Larry Taulbee is 57 years old and married to Fern. They have been married for over 35 years and are the parents of Scott Taulbee who is married to Brooke and have two beautiful grandchildren, Brycen and Jadyn. He is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and has earned a degree in Bible Doctrine from Berean School of the Bible. Larry has had a long career in the Architectural Consulting / Contract Sales field within the commercial construction industry.


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