Rusty Couch

North Clarendon Baptist Church, Georgia
RePlant Church Planter
Scottdale, GA Georgia
North Clarendon Baptist Church
July 13
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About My Family

I am a middle-aged fellow who loves the things most middle-aged fellows love: my family and friends, (Atlanta) sports and a plate of good food! I have two children, a daughter who studies at the University of Georgia, and a son who is a high-school junior. They are the apple of my eye.

I also have a couple of “adopted sons.” One has three kids who are some of the biggest joys of my life. The other one is a college student, pursuing a professional baseball career. These two adopted sons are the result of long-term discipleship relationships from the past.

In addition to the stuff I listed above, I am an avid Georgia Bulldog fan, and I enjoy bowling. I gave up golf, as the frustration it caused me was an interference in the process of my sanctification!

About My Church Plant

I surrendered to vocational ministry as a teenager. It has been quite a journey from that day until today, but God has guided my steps and led my heart throughout. I began my professional ministry as a student pastor in 1999.

In 2008, the Lord called me to the city of Atlanta as an urban missionary pastor. I began with a church re-plant in east Atlanta, where I served for eight years. The Lord did a marvelous work in that church and community.

After a short break from this work to pastor in a more traditional environment, the Lord has once again placed me in the city of Atlanta, doing another replant in the community of Scottdale. I am so excited to see how the Lord will move, once again, as we seek to revitalize this gospel presence in our city.

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