Our Elders

At Valley we have a plurality of elders to lead, teach, correct and guide the community in our pursuit of Christ. Our pastors seek to serve the church by giving oversight, care and leadership to our community. Feel free to reach out to any of them if you have any questions about our church.


BRET JOHNSON

bret@vbcradford.com

Bret grew up in Sterling, VA and Venezuela with his family on the mission field.  He received a M.Th. from Dallas Theological Seminary. Bret serves as the Teaching Elder at VBC. He is serves as the Pastor of preaching and vision. Bret is married to Katie and Father of Jade, Tristan, Drew, Eden and Karis.

JESSE FUREY

Jesse@bonhoefferhaus.com

Jesse graduated from Radford University before serving on staff with Cru for ten years. He currently serves as the Director of Church Planting at Valley Bible Church and directs The Bonhoeffer Haus. Jesse is married to Jenny and father of Elijah, Evie, and Silas, with a fourth kiddo on the way!

BRIAN BEHAL

bbehal@maf.org

Brian Behal has served on the Mission Field for over 20 years.  He spent many years with his family in Ecuador. He is currently serving as a recruiter for Mission Aviation Fellowship. Brian is married to Pam is Father to four daughters. 

ERIC JOHNSON

ericmjohnsongc@gmail.com

Eric has followed in his father's footsteps who was also a Pastor/Missionary. He worked in the construction related industry for 38 years. Eric is currently licensed as a class A Contractor, Realtor and Pastor. He is also a talented musician. Eric serves as Pastor of Missions and He and his wife Barbara run a missional coffee shop in Utila and plan on starting many more across the globe. 

Thomas burnette

 thomasburnette1@gmail.com

Thomas grew up in the church but truly found his faith in Jesus Christ while in Cru at Radford University. He and his wife Danni accepted a call from the Lord to help plant and serve in VBC. He has served in multiple roles through the years including Sunday morning deacon and in family ministry. He currently works as a Store Manager with Walgreens. Thomas is married to Danni, has two boys, Rylan and Parker and will soon welcome a daughter, Avery.