Director of Missions: Rev. Robby Smith
Robby came to our Association October 14th of 2016 and has been serving as our Director of Missions. He is married to Sharon and they have two grown children: Savannah, a Social Worker in Gainesville, Georgia and Shawn, pastor at Emmanuel Baptist in Marshal, Texas. Their wonderful grandson is named Stone and lives in Texas with his parents.
Robby has a strong background in both missions and music ministries, however, his greatest joy is in the area of evangelism. Robby has lead numerous conferences teaching churches on ways to reach their community with a special emphasis on personal evangelism and Small Groups/Sunday School. Another area of focus is church revitalization and leadership. He has been used of God to mentor churches through the Healthy Kingdom Church process, Sunday School mentoring, Bible Storying training, Leadership training, and by personal meetings with churches. Robby continues to encourage churches to network together to meet the needs of the area of CRBA, the state of North Carolina, our nation, and the world. He has led numerous mission trips with churches, partnering together, from local to international. Robby has a Masters of Church Music/ Minor in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Administrative Assistant: Emily Martin
Emily is a strong, mission-minded believer and active member of Mountain View Baptist Church #2. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Appalachian State University and possesses skills in advertising and sales. She is very motivated and enjoys working with people and has a desire to know Christ and to make Him known. Emily is a blessing and we are grateful to have her on our CRBA Team.