Pastors & Staff

Josh Phillips

Senior Pastor

Josh has been at GBC since March of 2009, serving first as the Associate Pastor, and now as Senior Pastor. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of South Carolina Upstate, and his Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Theological Seminary. He previously served as Pastor of Little Mountain Baptist Church in Wellford, SC. He and his wife have three children.

Kent Smith

Associate Pastor

Kent was appointed Associate Pastor of Discipleship in June of 2022. He is a military veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military time, he worked primarily as an instructor and evaluator for various companies. Kent also completed an M.A. in Theological Studies with the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also holds two associate degrees, and a B.S. in Business Administration. He and his wife have 2 children.

Lisa Morgan

Children's Minister

Lisa has been a member of GBC since September of 2014.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration/Marketing at Converse College. Lisa has been actively involved in Children's Ministry for over 25 years. She and her husband Craig have been married for 28 years, and they have two children and one grandchild.

Support Staff

Gaye Atkins

Financial Secretary

Charlie Gainey

Facilities Manager

Becky McAbee

Nursery Manager

Harold Thompson

Kitchen Manager

Sherri Hyder