DR. CHARLIE WALLACE
Charlie was born and raised in Columbia, SC. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also holds a Doctorate in Ministry from North Greenville University. His wife Emily Wallace is from Spartanburg and also graduated from USC and Southeastern with a Masters degree in Women’s Studies. Their children are Jackson, Abigail and Annabeth.
Charlie has served churches in North Carolina and South Carolina (Columbia & Sumter).
REV. COLBY HUFTALEN
Colby grew up in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After starting college in Birmingham, AL he finished his Bachelors at the College at Southeastern in Wake Forest, NC. Colby met his lovely wife Lauren while serving one summer for the North American Mission Board. They married in her hometown of Richmond, VA in 2013. Lauren is a homemaker. They live in Pinopolis with their son, Grady.
REV. STEPHEN PARRIS
Pastor of Discipleship & Worship
Stephen grew up in the Atlanta, Georgia area. He began leading worship while completing his Architecture degree at Georgia Tech. As a college junior, he stepped into ministry and later served at North Point Community Church and West Ridge Church before moving to Charleston. Stephen’s wife An- nette is a 4th grade teacher at St. John’s Christian Academy. They live in Pinopolis with their three kids–McKenna, Caia, and Jackson.
REV. DOUG RAY
Pastor of Administration
Doug was born in Alabama, raised in central Florida, and has lived most of his life in the Charleston area. He and his wife Dianne attended Palm Beach Atlantic College in West Palm Beach, FL. They have served churches in West Palm Beach, FL, Columbus, GA and Charleston, SC. They served for 28 years at Cooper River Baptist in North Charleston.
Dianne is a retired school teacher. They have two children: Jeff who lives in Charleston and Jenny, in Greenville.