Our Staff

RONNIE POWELL, SENIOR PASTOR

CBC Staff - Ronnie Powell

Ronnie is the Senior Pastor of CBC.  Pastor Ronnie surrendered to the ministry in 1992 and served as an Associate Pastor of Youth and Education for 6 1/2 years before pastoring his first church.  He has been a Pastor for the past 22 years and has served as the Pastor of CBC since November of 2009. Pastor Ronnie received his B.A. from Bethany Bible College in 1995 and his Master's Degree from Christian Bible College in 1997. He is married to Jayne Powell.  Their son, Jeremy, and his wife Kendra have two children, Tucker and Emma.

 

Donnie

DONNIE SMITH, ASSOC. PASTOR, MUSIC & SR. ADULTS

Donnie joined Chiquola Baptist in January of 2018. Donnie accepted Christ as a boy at College Park Baptist Church in Rock Hill, SC. He surrendered to Christian ministry in 1985 and was ordained in 1992. Donnie received his B.A. in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina in 1978. He obtained his Master of Church Music degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1988. He has led music in several churches in the Columbia area, mainly at Colonial Heights Baptist Church.

 

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Steve McGaha, ASSOC. PASTOR, Student & Children's Ministry

Steve McGaha surrendered to the ministry in 2011 and was ordained in November 2019. He joined the Chiquola staff in June of 2019. He was married to his wife Charlette in Conway SC on June 9, 1991. Steve is from Honea Path and now they both are proud to say they have called Belton, SC their home for the last 27 years. Steve attended Auburn University to prepare himself to serve 29 years in the public-school system as an agriculture teacher and coach for 29 years.  He is currently pursuing a theology degree from Covington Theological Seminary. They have 3 daughters: Tessa, Cortney, and Samantha. Tessa is married to Cody Gambrell and  they have a son named JP. 

 

IMG_1955 (2)KATHRINE BROCK, MINISTRY ASSSITANT

 Kathrine began work at CBC in December of 1991. She has faithfully served as church secretary and with the CBC Daycare and school during this time. Kathrine has one son, Greg, who works with Clemson University and his wife, Deborah, who teaches at Tri-County Technical College. She has one granddaughter, Kathrine, who lives in Nashville, Tennessee and works in the music production industry. Kathrine enjoys working with our staff and church family.

 

 

IMG_1958 (2)MIKE MITCHELL, CHURCH CUSTODIAN

Mike is the custodian at CBC.  He and his wife became part-time custodians for CBC in 2006.  After retiring from Owens Corning Fiberglass in 2011, Mike became our full-time custodian. Mike is married to Gail Mitchell.  They have two sons, Jason and wife Amanda, and Joey and wife Danielle.  They have three grandsons: Ethan, Bryce, and Griffin and two granddaughters: Rayna and Raegen.