Dr. Herb Rhedrick - Gordon Conwell
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Dr. Herb Rhedrick

Practical Theology

Email: [email protected]
First Year at Gordon-Conwell:
Expertise: Leadership, Pastoral Ministry

Dr. Herb Rhedrick is a Gordon-Conwell alumnus (MDiv ’07, DMin ’13), pastor, practitioner, and professor. Since 2008, he has served as the lead pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church (FMBC) in Concord, NC, and he mentors and works closely with FMBC’s sister church, First Missionary Baptist Church in Toekomsrus, South Africa.

He a compassionate preacher/teacher with the calling and desire to serve God through a ministry that educates, equips, and empowers the entire body of Christ. He has preached, taught, and presented workshops locally, nationally, and abroad, as well as across denominational lines, because his philosophy is that there is only one Lord, one Church, and one Baptism.

His compassion and ministry extend beyond the body of Christ to reach those who are lost. He is a strong supporter and advocate for senior adults and youth, and he has conducted workshops and training seminars for private, public, and religious organizations to foster education for these at-risk age groups. He also founded a 501©3 organization in 2011 called the House of Hope where he continues to serve as the organization’s chairman.

Within academia, Dr. Rhedrick currently teaches leadership courses at Gordon-Conwell and works closely with doctoral candidates in developing their prospectus for their final doctoral project at Hood Theological Seminary.

He is married to Gail, and they have three children and six grandchildren. He enjoys reading, watching sports, historical and scientific shows, grilling out, and fellowshipping with family and friends. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force.


  • DMin (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
  • MDiv (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)

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