church staff team


  • Richard Carwile

    Senior Pastor


    Richard became our Senior Pastor in September of 2010.  Previously, he served with Campus Crusade for Christ at WKU (1995 to 2002) and on staff at Living Hope Baptist Church (2003-2010) in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Richard earned a Master of Divinity at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) in Louisville and is currently pursuing a D.Min. at SBTS.  Richard and his wife Sandy have been married since 1995 and have four children: Parker, Vivian, Anna Claire and Caroline.

  • Nick Bateman

    Associate Pastor


    Nick was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was raised in a Christian home and is thankful for parents who intentionally discipled him in the faith. Nick was called to be a pastor at Bloomfield Baptist in February of 2012.  He earned his B.A. from Union University and his Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing a D.Ed.Min. at SBTS. He and his wife Laura have been married since 2006 and have four children: Ella, Lillian, Abigail and Nathaniel.

  • janis hayden

    Secretary / Treasurer


    Janis has served as the Secretary and Treasurer of Bloomfield Baptist Church since 1999.  Janis is a Bloomfield native and is married to Gary, who is a deacon and active in the worship ministry of the church.  They have two adult daughters: Kristy and Jennifer, who are also members of Bloomfield Baptist Church.

  • madison ruppert

    Pastoral intern


    Madison joined Bloomfield Baptist Church as the Pastoral Intern in August of 2019. Prior to his time with us, Madison served in East Asia for four years and in his hometown of Los Angeles as well. He is currently finishing up his M.Div. at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Madison married his wonderful wife Peipei in 2018.