Say hello to the leadership team at Compassion Radford.
Meet our leadership
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Chandler Jones - Lead Pastor
Pastor Chandler and Megan Jones have been married for 6 years and God has blessed them with their daughter Tatum. Pastor Chandler has been in active ministry for over 10 years serving as a youth pastor, men's ministry leader, council member, and served as Lead Pastor at Oak Grove Church in Christiansburg. In April of 2021, Pastor Chandler became the lead Pastor of Compassion Church Radford. Pastor Chandler is very passionate about seeing the lost saved, the saved freed, the freed restored, and the restored fulfilled.
Romans 1:16, "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek."
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!”
Susie Hickman - Kids Director
Susie Hickman has been involved in children's ministry for 2o years, 1 of which she has been the children's pastor at Radford. She has taught children in public school since 2005. She enjoys sharing the Bible and Jesus as well as the love he has shown her.
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 a new grandpa to Lucy! 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! She enjoys spending time with her family & leading our senior fellowship.
“Be still and know that I am God…” - Psalm 46:10