Dr. Seth Polk - Lead Pastor
Seth has served as the Lead Pastor since 2003. He has responsibility to lead the church through prayer and preaching of the Word, and equipping the people to do the work of the ministry. He holds a PhD in Church Vitalization and Evangelism, a Doctor of Ministry and a Master of Divinity Degree both in Pastoral Ministry, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Seth is a native of Frostproof, Florida. His wife is Emilee.
Brandon Carter - Associate Pastor
Brandon serves at the Associate Pastor. He has responsibility for the Student Ministry, and has a passion for Biblical Counseling. He is completing a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree with a concentration in Biblical Counseling; and North Greenville University with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies. Brandon is a native of Lancaster, South Carolina. His wife is Shanna, and they have three children. Brandon has served at CLBC since 2003.
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Eric Ginn - Worship Pastor
Eric serves as the Worship Pastor. He has primary responsibility for the Worship Ministry of the church. He is pursuing a Master of Arts in Christian Studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of Kentucky Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries. Eric is a native of Hurricane, WV. His wife is Jade. Eric began serving at CLBC in 2014.
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Bernard Toppings - Assistant Pastor
Bernard serves as an Assistant Pastor in Preaching and Prayer. He served full-time as a Pastor and Associational Missionary, and has been in the ministry for nearly five decades. He has a Master of Divinity Degree from Southern Seminary, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Cumberlands, and is a graduate of Clear Creek Bible College. His wife is Nella and they have three daughters, eleven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Ben Bess - Assistant Pastor
Ben serves as as Assistant Pastor in Preaching and Senior Adults. He has served as a bi-vocational pastor in ministry for six decades. His wife is Sharon and they have one son and two daughters, nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Mark Joseph - Assistant Pastor
Mark is a corporate chaplain vocationally. He serves at CLBC with a primary responsibility for Adult Bible Fellowship. He has more than twenty-five years of ministry experience and is a graduate of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Religious Education Degree, and Oklahoma Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education. His wife is Arlene, and they have two adult sons, one adult daughter, and a son at home.
Bill Hunt - Assistant Pastor
Bill works in a Geo-Environmental company vocationally. He leads the Discipleship Ministry at CLBC. He has a Master of Divinity Degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. His wife is Alice and they have two adult daughters. Email Bill
Rose Douglas - Admin. Assistant
Rose serves as an Administrative Assistant of the church and is also a leader in our Welcome Ministry. She has one daughter. Rose has been serving at CLBC since 2016. Email Rose
Renee serves as the Custodian of the church and is also a leader in our Sprouts Children’s Ministries. She and her husband Rob have two children. Renee has been serving at CLBC since 2015.