“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."
Matthew 11:28 (NIV)

Patty Wilson



Patty Wilson is a graduate of Virginia Tech University and ministers primarily from our Danville, Virginia location. She is a board approved, ordained minister and was personally trained by Sam and Anita McMillan. Since 2004, Patty administered over 6000 hours of Biblical Christian ministry to His High Places. She specializes in marriage, family, and women's issues. Guests often comment on her tender heart and attentive ears. 


Richard Apgar



Richard received his Bachelor of Science in Sociology at Appalachian State University. He later obtained a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling at Asbury Theological Seminary where he was trained in the theory and practice of professional counseling within a Christian worldview. Having acquired clinical skills in both individual and systematic therapeutic models, he ministers to the needs of individuals as well as couples desiring to better their marriage relationship. Richard was personally trained by Sam and Anita in 2005 and now serves full-time at His High Places. 


Sarah Apgar



Sarah Apgar received her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling degree from Asbury Theological Seminary where she was trained extensively in administering therapy to families and individuals. Sarah specializes in family systemic models focusing on how relationships including family relationships influence the many facets of our connections with others.  Partnering the spiritual with the practical, Sarah has helped many individuals and couples navigate through the struggles of anxiety related difficulties, depression, anger, communication obstacles, stress, life transitions, self-esteem issues, suicidal ideation, eating disorders and many other symptoms. Sarah also enjoys counseling together with her husband Richard as they seek the Lord in helping couples reach wholeness and healing together and individually.