As Lead Pastor, Pastor Charles sets the vision for the Church. He primarily handles the pulpit ministry, but also ensures the overall ministries of Elkview Baptist Church nourish and equip the congregation. Charles has been serving in this role since November 17. Over the last 27 years, Charles has been privileged to serve in a variety of capacities including Youth Pastorate, Missionary to Sri Lanka, Hospice Chaplain, Administrative Pastor, and Lead Pastor.
Charles and his wife, Karen have been married since 1993. God has gifted them with 3 children: Nicole, Shawn, and Caleb.
Pastor Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies from Tennessee Temple University as well as a Masters of Arts in Missions from Baptist Bible Graduate School of Theology.
John 6:40- “And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up in the last day.”
John 4:34- “Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.”