Board of Directors/Prayer Council

Board of Directors

Dr. Kenny Grant

Kenny Grant was born and raised in Brunswick, Georgia. He has served as pastor for churches in both Brunswick and Savannah for many years. A former Marine Drill Instructor, Kenny has a unique style of teaching and preaching. He communicates the Word of God with insight, clarity, passion, and conviction. Often punctuated with humor, his impactful messages always leave his audiences informed, inspired, and equipped to apply God’s word to their daily lives. Currently, Kenny serves as the Senior Pastor at Calvary Baptist Temple in Savannah, Georgia, and the President of Kenny Grant Evangelistic Ministries, Inc. (KGEM). Kenny’s teaching ministry has extended to a wide range of groups and events throughout the United States. Kenny’s wife, Shirley “completes him.” They are the parents of four children and have five grandchildren.

Dr. Maurice B. Henson Jr. 

Dr. Henson has extensive ministry experience spanning 40+ years including:

  • Ministry of Youth – Bethel Baptist Church, Morristown, TN
  • Associate Pastor – Bell Baptist Church, Decatur, TX
  • Pastor Marietta First Baptist Church, Marietta, SC
  • Pastor of Candlewyck Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC
  • Executive/Associate Pastor of Indian Trail Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC

Dr. Phil Hoskins 

Baptist evangelist for fourteen years. Senior Pastor, Higher Ground Baptist Church, Kingsport, TN for twenty-four years. Membership grew from 150-3,800 with over 3,000 additions by baptism. Attended ETSU, Milligan College and Andersonville Theological Seminary. Holds a BS Degree, Masters Degree and ThD in Theology.   

Dr. Jeff La Borg 

Pastor Jeff is known for his bold and uncompromising preaching of God’s Holy Word, the Bible. His passionate preaching comes from a deep theological conviction that the Bible is the infallible, inerrant, authoritative, and sufficient for any situation we face in life. Every church that Dr. La Borg has pastored has experienced record setting growth in worship attendance, evangelism, and stewardship. 

Jeff and Kristi have been married over 30 years. They have two children and one beautiful granddaughter. 

Dr. Ralph Sexton Jr.

Dr. Sexton has an earned Doctor of Divinity from Bethany Theological Seminary in Dothan, Alabama and honorary degrees from the Baptist International School of the Scriptures, Baptist Christian University, and Trinity Baptist College, Jacksonville, FL.  

In 1980, he entered the field of full-time evangelism holding crusades, seminars, and church revivals in America, Honduras, Haiti, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Mexico, and the Bahamas.

Prayer Council

Pastor Rile Baucom

Pastor Rile Baucom

Covenant Baptist Church

Monroe, NC

Pastor Doug Guy

Pastor Doug Guy

Trinity Baptist Church

Asheville, NC

Dr. James Smith

Dr. James Smith

Countryside Baptist Church

Statesville, NC 

Pastor Nicky Waters

Pastor Nicky Waters

Poovey's Chapel Baptist Church

Hudson, NC