Our Leadership Team

Serving our Savior, serving you!

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Pastor Al Hughes

Senior Pastor
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Pastor Hughes has been in full time ministry since 1974, when he graduated from Midwestern Baptist College. Having started two local Baptist churches, he has also preached to congregations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and China.

Since becoming Pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Port Orchard, WA in 1986, the congregation has grown and built a new church facility. Other preachers have been trained and ordained to the Gospel ministry under his leadership.

In addition to several articles appearing in major Christian publications, Dr. Hughes has also authored several books and booklets.

Read the TRIBUTE from his dear friend, Dr. Ken Blue, from July 14, 2010

Read and subscribe to PASTOR’s DAILY DEVOTION on his blog

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Pastor Jeremy DeSpain

Associate Pastor
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Jeremy and his wife, Kimberly, have served faithfully together since 2008 in full time ministry. Married in 2003, they are parents to four beautiful daughters. Natives of western Washington, they feel blessed to minister to the community of Port Orchard. Their family’s mission is to demonstrate biblical charity by defending the fatherless through foster parenting and adoption.

Pastor DeSpain holds a Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Ministry from Grace Bible College. He works closely with Pastor Hughes to assist with the work of the ministry, particularly in the areas of media, Life Groups, young adults, teaching and preaching.

Pastor and Mrs. DeSpain have a deep desire to impact lives through the Word of God.

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Barb Hughes

Office Manager
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Besides being wife to the pastor, Barb oversees the office, maintains the website, designs publications, and helps wherever needed.


Office Assistant
Jayne is our hard-working office assistant, and is here to assist the staff to serve you!

Jayne maintains our database and file records, fields phones and correspondence, helps Pastor with mailings, and a host of other tasks.

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Roy Turk, Jerry Jensen and Tom Wendt
Bible Baptist Deacons are appointed for life. Roy Turk, Jerry Jensen and Tom Wendt are men with servant’s hearts and serve the people and pastor of Bible Baptist with humility and grace.