John Hudgins is the Director of the Mercy Warehouse, and is VCC's main worship leader.

John has served in ministry since 2006. He has been on staff at VCC since 2011, was the worship leader and finance director at Palm Vista Baptist Church in Surprise, Arizona for two years prior to that, and served as the worship leader of The Life Church in Surprise, Arizona before that.

John graduated from Stanford University ('03) with a degree in Economics. He was also an All American baseball player for Stanford in 2003. After college, John played professional baseball for 7 years in the minor leagues with the Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres organizations.

John and his wife, Amanda, have two daughters (Lainey and Brooke) and a son (Joel). They met at Mission Viejo High School and were a part of the youth group at VCC together.

Favorite Verses:
I like a lot of the 3:17s in the Bible.
In particular, I like 2 Corinthians 3:17, Colossians 3:17, and especially Zephaniah 3:17.