SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CHAPTER

The South Carolina State Chapter is a state affiliate of the national Conservative Baptist Network formed in February 2020 to bring positive, biblical solutions that strengthen the SBC in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission and influence culture. 

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LEADERSHIP

Chad Campbell


Senior Pastor
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church
Easley, SC

Rev. Chad Campbell is a former president of the South Carolina Baptist Pastor’s Conference and currently serves as the senior pastor at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Easley, S.C. Rev. Campbell served as a bi-vocational pastor for three years and began his journey as a full-time pastor in 2013. While serving as pastor at Mount Pisgah, the church has experienced tremendous growth and revitalization.

Kyle Caudell


senior pastor
union baptist church
Iva, sc

Rev. D. Kyle Caudell came to know Jesus as his Savior at an evangelistic crusade in 1995 and has been serving Him vocationally since 2001. With a passion for evangelism and the local church, Caudell has served on pastoral staff of churches in Georgia and South Carolina and has been blessed to have preached at multiple conferences and revival meetings over the years. Caudell currently serves as the senior pastor of Union Baptist Church in Iva, S.C., the vice moderator of the Saluda Baptist Association and as an officer on the Executive Team of the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

Joey Deese


senior pastor
Oakdale baptist church
rock hill, sc

Joey Deese serves as the senior pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church in Rock Hill, S.C. At age 22, God called Deese into ministry. Married to his wife, Kasie Deese, for 15 years, Deese has served with her in ministry for the entire time. He counts it a privilege to be able to serve the Lord through the local church and believes that the Holy Spirit has huge things in store for his church, community, state and world.

Wayne Dickard


fmr. president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and retired pastor of Siloam Baptist Church in Easley, sc

Dr. Wayne Dickard is the retired pastor of Siloam Baptist church in Easley, S.C. and has served five other churches during his ministry. He holds five earned academic degrees including the doctor of ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served on local, state and national committees and boards of the SBC. In 2005, Dickard served as president of South Carolina Baptist Convention. He and his wife, Anita, have two sons and six grandchildren.

Tommy Kelly


pastor
varnville first baptist church
varnville, sc

Tommy Kelly is a former president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and has been pastoring for 35 years. He currently serves as the pastor of Varnville First Baptist Church in Varnville, S.C. Kelly also served on the Executive Committee for SCBC.

South Carolina Baptist leaders create Conservative Baptist Network state chapter

Bossier City, La. — A group of trusted South Carolina Baptist pastors and leaders today announce the formation of a South Carolina chapter of the Conservative Baptist Network. The national network of churches was launched in 2020 to bring positive, biblical solutions that strengthen the SBC in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission.

With gratitude for the kingdom work in South Carolina and around the world, South Carolina leaders form a new chapter. The South Carolina state chapter leaders include: Chad Campbell, immediate past president of the South Carolina Pastors Conference and senior pastor of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Easley, S.C.; Kyle Caudell, current member of the South Carolina Executive Committee and senior pastor of Union Baptist Church in Iva, S.C.; Wayne Dickard, retired South Carolina pastor and former SCBC president; Tommy Kelly, former SCBC president and senior pastor of Varnville First Baptist Church in Varnville, S.C.; and Joey Deese, senior pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church in Rock Hill, S.C.