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Say hello to the leadership team at Compassion Radford.

Meet our leadership

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Hal Adams - Lead Pastor 

Hal Adams left coaching 23 years ago to fulfill the calling of God on His life and has never looked back.  He is married to Lisa and has two daughters, Tabitha and Rebekah.  He has also been blessed with five grandsons and one granddaughter.  He loves sports, motorcycles, and the beach!  

“Grace reveals to me that I was made for something more”  -Pastor Hal Adams 

Jason Greene - Care & Administrative Pastor 

Jason Greene loves to teach and preach God’s Word. His desire is for everyone to understand the simple truth of the gospel.  He has been married to his best friend, Jenny Greene, for over twenty years and they have three amazing sons.  He enjoys spending time with his sons and sharing life lessons with them.  In his down time, he enjoys video games, action/adventure novels, and difficult puzzles.

“Creating a new path somewhere is not easy… but it is worth it!” –Jason Greene 

Shana Buzzard - Worship Director & Office Manager 

Shana Buzzard was born and raised in Dublin, VA and has attended this church since she was five (formerly Radford Worship Center). She is married to Luke and they have two crazy boys together—Brett & Malcolm. She has been the worship leader for nearly six years and has a true passion for helping people discover how their gifts and passion for music can be used mightily for the Kingdom!

“We are all the same… we all put our pants on one leg at a time!” 

Tina Blackburn - Kids Director

Tina Blackburn has been involved in children's ministry for 27 years, 12 of which she has been the children's pastor at Radford.  She has a passion to reach and teach children about Jesus.  She has been married to Chris for 27 years and they have two boys together - Cole and Ben.  Tina is also very excited to welcome her first grandchild, a girl, this May!

“Children are our most worthwhile investment!” – Tina Blackburn 

Chris Blackburn - Students Director 

Chris Blackburn has been involved children and student ministry for just over 20 years.  He has a passion to coach and mentor teens in the Word and in life. Chris has been married for 27 years to his wife Tina, and has two boys - Cole and Ben. he is also expecting his first grandchild in May 2020, a little girl!  Outside of ministry, Chris is very passionate about all things baseball. 

“Baseball is like church. Many attend, but few understand.” – Leo Durocher 

Jenny Greene - Connections Director 

Jenny Greene has a passion for Jesus and for telling others about Him.  She has been married to her best friend, Jason Greene, for over twenty years and they have three amazing sons.  She mostly divides her time between serving at church and homeschooling.  When time permits, Jenny enjoys cooking with a new recipe, taking a walk outdoors, or watching sci-fi movies. 

“Seek the Lord and His strength; year for and seek His face and to be in His presence continually!" - 1 Chronicles 16:11 AMPC 

Sandra Blackburn - Administrative Assistant 

Sandra Blackburn was born and raised at this church (formerly Radford Worship Center). She has two boys, Chris and Keith, nine grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild on the way! She enjoys spending time with her family & leading our senior fellowship.

“Be still and know that I am God…” - Psalm 46:10

LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE.

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind."

"Love your neighbor as yourself."

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