Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Steve Silvey

Lead Pastor

Steve and his wife, Kim, have two children, Elizabeth and Mary, and a Cairn Terrier named Butter. In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with family and working in the yard. He earned a B.S. from Central Wesleyan College, a Master of Divinity from Erskine Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Ronnie James

Associate Pastor  & INTERIM CHILDREN'S PASTOR

Ronnie and his wife, Jan, have two sons, Nathan and Brandon, and two grandchildren. In his free time, Ronnie enjoys kayaking, trying to play golf, cooking, and eating healthily with Jan. Ronnie joined the USMC in 1987 and retired after 20 years. He has served in ministry since 1992. 

Brock Smith

Minister of Music

Brock and his wife, Lauren, have four sons, Ben, Gabe, Noah and Crosby. In his free time, Brock enjoys spending time with family. He earned a B.S. from Erskine College and attended Erskine Theological Seminary and Southeastern Theological Seminary.

Jim Upton

Minister of Students

Jim and his wife, Christy, have three sons, Drew, Noah, and Micah. In his free time, Jim enjoys riding motorcycles, fishing, and sports. He attended California Baptist University in Riverside, CA and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX.


Anne Morgan

Church Administrator

Anne and her husband, Bill, are founding members of the church. They have two children and five grandchildren. Anne has a great love for children. Most Sundays you will find her teaching children's Sunday school and/or serving in the nursery.

Crystal Phillips

Administrative assistant

Crystal and her husband, Jerry, joined the church in 2013. She became a staff member in December of 2014. Crystal and Jerry both have the gift of hospitality, so most every Sunday morning you will find them greeting at the early service.  

Kelley Beak

Director of Covenant Christian Academy

Kelley and her husband, Todd, have three children, Haley, Taylor and Parker. In her free time, Kelley enjoys spending time with her family and serving at Covenant Baptist. Kelley received her BA in Elementary Education from Clemson University and is a SC certified teacher. Kelley has been at CCA since it opened in 2009.