Church Leadership

Ed Whitehead

Elder

R.C. Hill

Elder

Tom Parrish

Elder

Robert Giesbers

Evangelist

Education:

University of Wisconsin

Background:

Began preaching and teaching in 1986.  Specialized in campus ministry and apologetics.

Began new congregations in Milwaukee area and trained Evangelists and preachers.

Helped start India Missions and currently oversees its work.

Certified Christian counselor, personal trainer, and licensed nutritionist.

Family:

Married in 1995 to wife, Lara.

Has two sons, Brandon and Jerrik

Personal:

Favorite verses are 1 Corinthians 9:19, and John 10:10.

Hobbies incluse: Ping Pong, golf, tennis, raquetball, and weight training.  I love music, travel and being active in the outdoors.

More than anything, I love people.

Our Congregation is overseen by a plurality of Elders and deacons, just as the New Testament teaches. (1 Timothy 3:1-13)

They attain this privilage through a lifetime of dedication and helping others.

You will find them to be approacahable and understanding.

Education:

Georgia Tech (Chemistry)

University of South Carolina

School of Medicine

Background:

Began walk as a Christian during college.  Began preaching and teaching in the mid 1970's.

Worked as a family Physician in Pickens SC for 20 years, before moving to Mount Airy and continuing practice as a family physician.

Family:

Married in 1977 to wife, Janice.

Has three children, two girls and one boy. They are all married and scattered across the USA from here to Alaska.   Currently has six grandchildren with another on the way.

Personal:

Tries to be balanced in Bible teaching and emphasis, realizing the call to love God involves obedience to his every command, but that the purpose behind these commands is for our eternal good.  The ultimate end is that we have a heart like his.
I enjoy running and yard work as a way to stay active and healthy.

Education:

Appalachian State University

BS middle School Education

Gardner Webb University

MS Middle School Education

Background:

Became a Christian in the early 1980's and became an Elder at North Main Church of Christ in 1987.

He has been teaching classes, leading singing, and preaching on occasions for many years.

He spent 32 years teaching 6th graders in Mooresvile and Mount Airy Schools.

Family:

Marrried to wife Becky in 1969.

Twin daughtrs, April and Amy.

Has two grandchildren, Olivia and Maggie.   They all live in High Point North Carolina.

Personal:

My personal aim is to serve God and obey his word.  I also have a desire to help those in need, especially those of the members of His church.

I enjoy working in my yard, and spending time with my family.

Education:

Grew up in Auburn AL, and Atlanta GA.

BSIM from Georgia Tech in 1964

Graduated from US Navy Submarine school in 1965.

MBA from Pepperdine University 1974.

Background:

I served seven years in the US Navy last stationed in New London CT.
Was baptized in Monroeville, AL in 1971.

I lead singing and enjoy teaching Bible classes to bring into discussion things not usually considered from the Scriptures.

I am currently retired, having worked in the textile and apparel industry since leaving the Navy in 1969.

Family:

Marrried to wife Edwina in 1970 and have two children- a daughter in Texas and a son in Tenessee and four grandchildren- two girls and two boys.

Personal:

I have lived in seven states and have travelled extensively in other countries and it has always been a pleasure to worship with other congregations.  I especially enjoy teaching subjects from the Bible that are not common knowledge to help others expand their knowledge and bolster their faith.
I am quite interested in geneology, and I am a Floridano- one of the two founding families of St. Augustine Florida.