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howard foster senior pastor at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
"Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever."

Dr. Howard Foster

Senior Pastor

Howard has served as senior pastor of Five Forks for ten years. He has a deep desire to preach and teach God’s Word and to shepherd those in need. An upstate native, Howard graduated with a teaching degree from Clemson University and earned both a Masters of Divinity and a Doctor of Divinity degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also completed chaplaincy requirements and served as both a hospital and hospice chaplain.

Dr. Foster and his wife, Jane, have two grown children and three grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, yard work, painting, and Clemson football (Go Tigers!).