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About Us

Our Staff

James Spaugh

lead pastor

James Spaugh has been the Lead Pastor at Bagley Swamp since 1999. He is married to Amy and they have three kids. He grew up in the Winston-Salem, NC area and is a graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill and Asbury Seminary.

James is a sports fan (Atlanta Braves, Washington Redskins, UNC Tarheels) and enjoyies running in all sorts of races, even completing two marathons. He is often better after he has had his cup of coffee.


Todd Kemp

youth pastor

Todd Kemp has been the Youth Pastor at Bagley Swamp since 2007. Todd is married to Corrie, and they have four daughters. Roanoke, VA is where he grew up, so he loves both the mountains and the oceans.

He is a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University were he majored in Christian Minstries and minored in Youth Ministry. He is a big Virginia Tech fan and also pulls for the Pittsburgh Steelers. You will find him hangout with his family, students and around in the community.


Heather Dail

childrens director

Heather Dail recently joined the team at Bagley Swamp Church as Children’s Director. She is married to Greg and they have two sons. Heather graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 2007 and has worked with children in numerous settings over the past 10 years.

Her passion lies in creating personal relationships with children and their families. Her favorite bible verse has always been Proverbs 22:6- "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it." She feels that as a team, Bagley Swamp Church and families can work together to instill the love of Jesus in all children.


Erica Newman

office secretary

Erica Newman has been the Office Secretary since July of 2011. Erica has one son, Tyler. She grew up in Norfolk, VA and spent ten years in the Navy after High School before finding her way here to North Carolina.


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