Van Thompson is the College Pastor at Highview Baptist Church. Prior to coming on staff in this role, Van served as a campus ministry leader at East Campus. Van serves as college pastor bi-vocationally, working full time for a local manufacturing company. His wife, Stephanie, and two children are an integral part of his ministry as well. Van was a valedictorian of his graduating class at Campbellsville University in 2004, and he earned a Masters of Divinity in Biblical Counseling (another ministry passion of his) from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2015. He loves reading, and as a hobby Van and Stephanie run half and full marathons together wherever possible.