Billy Cerveny is a Teaching Elder of the Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Nashville, TN and the Executive Director of Redbird, a non-profit ministry that focuses on chaplaincy offering pastoral counseling and teaching God’s Word.

A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Cerveny went to Trinity College in Hartford, CT where he studied Philosophy. Before becoming a pastor he worked as a writer, reporter and television producer in Washington, D.C. Cerveny has written political speeches as well as co-writing the book Take the Walk with the band Hanson. He was also a touring singer/songwriter for over a decade and has produced three studio albums.

The Lord called Cerveny to seminary in 2010 where he studied at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. There he earned his Master of Divinity with a focus on counseling. Cerveny loves the Lord, teaching others about the gospel and counseling God’s people as they learn what it means to live a life marked by His grace. He currently lives in Nashville, TN with his wife Charla and three beautiful children (Emmy, Wiley and Scout).

Billy Cerveny serves as chaplain to Nashville SC, a position he was appointed to in 2018.


BA, Philosophy, Trinity College (1991)

MDiv, Covenant Theological Seminary (2014)

MAC, Covenant Theological Seminary, (candidate)

Additional Certifications and Training

  • National Outdoor Leadership School (1989) Lander, WY

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