Curt Seright

Outreach Minister

Curt Seright’s passion is connecting people with the liberating truths found in the Gospel, and serves as the minister of outreach and preaching at the Blacksburg Church of Christ. Curt graduated from Harding University and has ministered at churches in Florida, Missouri, and Texas after spending 6 months on the mission field in Campinas Brazil. 

Curt and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of Elijah, Ezekiel, and Eden and they tolerate their kids’ dog, Sarah Chocolate Chip. Curt enjoys the abundant outdoor activities available around Blacksburg and does his best at gardening. Curt tries to live by the motto “Count your many blessings, and then share them”. 


Tom & Kaye Gilliam

Community Minister

Community Minister Tom Gilliam is a native of Columbia, Tennessee. He has attended several colleges and universities, receiving Bible and ministry degrees, as well as a graduate certificate in gerontology. He has served in various ministries in seven states and worked in campaigns in Canada and Ukraine.

Because Tom and his wife, Kaye, understand the importance of music to our spiritual lives they have organized church related singing groups for teens and adults. For more than a quarter of a century the Gilliams have served churches in Williamsburg, Virginia and Surfside Beach, South Carolina, before coming to Blacksburg in 2001. 

Deonte Watkins

Campus Minister

God has purposed in Deonte's heart to serve on the college campus. As someone who came to Christ in college himself; Deonte' understands the importance of sharing the gospel on college campuses and the opportunities college campuses provide to strengthen ones faith, bring others to faith, and being able to share that faith.

Deonte' is a native of Georgia who did his undergraduate work at Georgia Southern University and has spent two years at Harding School of Theology in Memphis Tennessee. While continuing his graduate work Deonte' spent two years as an apprentice for the Ole Miss campus ministry in Oxford Mississippi. 

"That apprenticeship really solidified and gave me purpose in doing Kingdom work.

I am so blessed to have this opportunity to serve in this capacity, to be God's hands and feet to seek, save, strengthen, and send is our aim"

In Christian Love, Deonte' Watkins