In May 2017, Billy was confirmed as Senior Pastor of New Life. He oversees the preaching ministry where he provides vision for the church. He also leads the staff with a strategy for implementing the vision. Over the past year the church has rallied around the Biblical mandate of advancing the gospel to the next generation. Billy met his wife Amanda at Erskine College where he graduated with a BA in Psychology. He also has a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Seminary in Ft Worth, TX and a doctorate from Gordron Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, MA. Billy and his wife Amanda have three children and live in Goose Creek, SC.
Rachel graduated in May 2014 from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Worship Arts). There she was actively involved in the chapel ministry as well as a touring worship ensemble. After moving to the Charleston area, Rachel served as worship intern at Northwood Baptist church in North Charleston, prior to coming to NLBC. Rachel is the middle child of three sisters. Her family lives in Michigan where she grew up and went to school. In her free-time, she enjoys writing music, reading, drinking coffee and just about any outdoor activity.
Jessica joined our team in February of 2020. She is a Goose Creek native. She is passionate about serving the community she grew up in. Jessica is a mom of two and married to Eric since 2008. She enjoys the beach, a great Netflix series, and volunteering in various neighborhood events.
Jacob joined our team in the summer of 2019. He grew up in a military family moving across the country and is a 2019 graduate of Charleston Southern University. He is currently serving as a coordinator of social media and graphic design at New Life. In his free time, Jacob loves to travel around the Charleston area, read, and cheer on the Jacksonville Jaguars every Sunday.