Dr. Ralph Carter

Five Forks Baptist is excited to have Dr. Ralph Carter serve as our Interim pastor. Dr. Carter was the former president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and served as the senior pastor at Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Taylors… Keep Reading

Kevin Goldbach Jason was called into the ministry when he was 19 years old. He has a passion to work with students and to see them develop a vibrant relationship with Christ.

Kevin surrendered his life to Christ in his last year of undergraduate studies at Indiana University of PA.  After his conversion, Kevin desired to do something great for God’s glory using his musical gifts. Kevin recently earned his Master’s Degree… Keep Reading

vickie vaugh administrative assistant at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
Vickie Vaughan Vickie Vaughan joined the staff of Five Forks Baptist Church in June. She had previously served as a Ministry Assistant for 19 years.

Vickie Vaughan joined the staff of Five Forks Baptist Church in June. She had previously served as a Ministry Assistant for 19 years. Her goal is to support the staff and the church members in a way that will always… Keep Reading

valerie kinley children's ministry assistant at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
Valerie Kinley

Valerie has been married for 14 years to her wonderful husband, Michael. They have two amazing daughters, Makenna (11) and Amelia (7). Valerie has a degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida. She taught school for 7… Keep Reading

jenny madak childrens director at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
Jenny Madak Jenny is the Children's Ministry Director. Her passion is to see children come to a saving knowledge of Jesus and to help them grow in that relationship.

Jenny grew up in Upstate New York. She was saved at an early age and spent her teenage summers working as a camp counselor at Delta Lake Bible Conference Center. Here, she dedicated her life to serve to the Lord,… Keep Reading

mark bown discipleship and outreach pastor at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
Dr. Mark Brown Dr. Mark Brown holds a Master in Theology, a Master in Discipleship Ministries, and a Doctor of Ministry from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.

Mark grew-up in Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington DC. He and his family moved to Greenville, SC in 2013. Mark served as a pilot in the Air Force for 8 years, and has over 30 years’ experience as a… Keep Reading

jason reid youth pastor at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
Rev. Jason Reid Jason was called into the ministry when he was 19 years old. He has a passion to work with students and to see them develop a vibrant relationship with Christ.

Jason is married to Sara, and has 3 adorable children. He was born in Greenville, SC; but spent most of his childhood in Nevada. He was saved when he was 11 years old in Utah – so the West holds… Keep Reading