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Jim joined the First Baptist staff in September 2022 with over 40 years of experience in ministry. After serving bi-vocationally for many years, he entered full-time ministry in 1992. Jim and his wife, Pam, have been married for 46 years and have 2 children, Jenny and Austin, and 3 grandchildren, Mathew, Madelyn, and Charlotte. When he's not preaching or studying God's Word, Jim enjoys television and yard work.
Braxton officially began his role at First Baptist on August 1, 2021. He completed his undergraduate studies at North Greenville University and is currently pursuing his Master of Divinity at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Braxton and his wife, Gracie, celebrated their two-year anniversary this past April, and are passionate about serving the Lord whole-heartedly and sacrificially as they advance His Kingdom.
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Jennifer joined the First Baptist staff in August 2020. She received her undergraduate degrees from Columbia College and her master's from Liberty University. Jennifer and her husband, Jason, have three boys, Corey, Connor, and Thomas. When she isn't working, Jennifer enjoys shopping and spending time on the water.
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Ainsley joined the First Baptist staff in October 2020. She is a lifelong, active member of Jacksonboro Baptist Church. She served five years with Salkahatchie Summer Service, a church outreach program that serves designated areas with housing needs. As a result, she developed a love for community and serving others. Ainsley is passionate about the great outdoors and enjoys spending time with her dogs.
Pam joined the First Baptist staff in November 2013 and has over 30 years of experience in church office administration. She is a member of First Baptist Walterboro. She and her husband, Jim, have 2 children, Jenny and Austin, and 3 grandchildren, Charlotte, Madelyn, and Matthew. When she's not working, Pam enjoys teaching small group Bible studies and playing the piano.
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Sandy has worked with children for over 28 years. For the last ten years, she was an Edgewood Baptist Church WEE School faculty member. She is a member of Great Swamp Baptist Church. Sandy and her husband, Johnny, have two children and five grandchildren. In her free time, Sandy enjoys camping and boating with her family at Santee.
Sandy has worked with preschoolers for 21 years. She and her husand, Mike, are lifelong Lutherans and currently attend St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Summerville. Sandy and Mike have been married for 33 years, and have three grown children and four grandchildren. When she isn't teaching, Sandy enjoys camping and taking cruises with her family.
Carrie has worked with children for the past eight years. She and her husband, Lucky, have two children, Parker and Emma. Carrie is passionate about working with children and has a love for animals. She enjoys spending her free time with her family at the lake.