Josh Black, Associate Pastor of Students
Josh joins the ministry team at First Baptist after serving as a bi-vocational youth pastor for the last seven years. He is originally from Easley, SC and is married to Chasity. Together they have two boys, Jericho and Elijah. Prior to answering God’s call to ministry and while working as a bi-vocational pastor, Josh has worked with students in varying capacities from public school teaching to mentoring and sports coaching. Chasity is a first grade teacher and a vital part to Josh’s ministry calling. Josh and Chasity both met while attending North Greenville University to earn their degrees. Josh holds a Bachelor of Business and Master of Ministry degrees while Chasity holds a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Master of Education degrees.
Josh has a passion for the spiritual development of youth and a heart to teach discipleship to students. He enjoys hiking, Clemson sports, football, coaching softball, reading, and video games.
Michael Blaine, Associate Pastor
Pam Blaine, Secretary
Michael Blaine has served as Worship Leader from 1999 until 2017. He currently serves as Worship Team Leader. Pam has served as secretary at FBC since 2007. They have both been involved in worship music all their life. Mike has been worship leader at several churches in 3 different states during his life. He and Pam have also created a gospel cd which includes original music written by Pam. They enjoy all forms of gospel music from traditional to contemporary to bluegrass.
Nathaniel Orr, Worship Music Leader
Nathaniel comes to us from west-central Missouri. He currently serves as Music and Band teacher at Scotland County High School. We are pleased and privileged to have him as our worship music leader.