Dr. Chip Coleman

Senior Pastor

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Chip answered the call to preach at the age of 12. He has served as a pastor for 27 years to churches in Alabama, Georgia, Virginia and South Carolina, and is currently serving as pastor to the people of Calvary First Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina. Chip has a burning desire to magnify the Lord Jesus and to help all people know Him and experience the abundant Christian life. Chip holds a Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degree from Covington Theological Seminary. He also serves as a professor at the Arial Seminary extension of Covington in Easley, South Carolina.

Michael Lining

Interim Minister of Music

Michael grew up in the Cleveland, Ohio area and was saved at the age of 11. We felt the Lord was calling him to Christian Ministry in 7th grade. Michael holds an undergraduate degree from Pensacola Christian College (PCC) in Music Education, and a Masters Degree in Church Music from Bob Jones University (BJU). Michael desires to use music, education, and technology in his life to encourage people around him and help bring them to the Gospel. He also records and produces Christian music on Youtube.


Randy Drew

Youth Minister

Felecia Walker

Children's ministries director