Meet the Staff

pastor-ryanRyan Perry
Senior Pastor
Pastor Ryan joined the staff of SBC in May, 2016. He is a graduate of Columbia International University with a Masters of Bible Exposition. He is married to Elizabeth, and they have three children: Miles, Sutton, and Ella. Loves the outdoors, hunting, fishing and water falling in the mountains with the family.
Tom Barden
Interim Worship Pastor
Tom joined the staff of SBC in March, 2019. Tom is married to Diane, has two biological children, 1 surrogate child, and 6 grandchildren. He has been in Music Ministry for over 30 years. Loves classic cars, enjoys concerts and theatre, and likes a good road trip.
 
Theresa Melton
Director of the Child Development Center
Theresa joined the SBC staff in August of 2014.  She obtained her Bachelors Degree in Christian Studies from the University of Mobile in 2003.  She is married to Joe Melton.
Laura Owens
Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Laura joined the SBC staff in September of 2018.  She graduated from Charleston Southern University in 2003 and received her M.Div. in Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007.  She also works in the office at West-Oak Middle School.  Laura is married to Matthew and enjoys making quilts and reading. 

 
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Lynn Cox
Ministry Assistant to Senior Pastor/Financial Coordinator
Lynn joined the SBC staff in April, 2001. She obtained her Associate of Business Degree from Tri-County Technical College in 1995. She is married to Mike Cox, and they have two children: Josh (wife, Ashley) and Justin (wife, Amber).
Teresa Holbrooks
Ministry Assistant
Teresa joined the staff of SBC in May, 2018. She is married to David, and they have two grown boys: Adam and Nicholas. Teresa enjoys the photography, scrapbooking, and taking drives through the country with her hubby.