Dr. Darrell Kepler, Co-Pastor
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Email: pastorkepler@hbcrichmond.com
 
Dr. Darrell L. Kepler was called as Pastor of Hillcrest, March 1, 2020.  Darrell and Teresa have been in full time ministry since 1980.  They have served in various ministries from California to Ohio.  This includes a ten (10) year ministry at Hillcrest as Executive Pastor.  Darrell has a passion for preaching and teaching God’s Word and for exhorting God’s people to pursue Christ with increasing passion and conviction. He is likewise passionate about seeing people experience the love and forgiveness that is available to all who come to faith in Jesus Christ.
 
Darrell received his B.A. from Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College, San Dimas, CA, his M.A. and Doctorate from Great Plains Seminary, in Sioux Falls, SD. 
 
Darrell and Teresa met in 5th grade, and married July 1975.  They have two grown sons, Bradley who is married and resides in Kernersville, NC, and Daniel who resides in Rogers, AR.   Darrell and Teresa have four beautiful grandchildren, Ava (8), Vander (6), Olivia (2), and Enver (4 months).