Pastor Allen Thompson
Pastor Allen is 40 years old and is a native of Winnsboro, SC. He is a graduate of Fairfield Central High School. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Ministry from Holmes Bible College. He, also, earned a Master Ministry degree in Christian Leadership from Southwestern Christian University.
Allen is an ordained minister in the South Carolina Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. He has been in Pastoral Ministry for 17 years. He pastored Terry Creek PHC for 3 years. He served as Associate Pastor-Youth/Children at Life Springs Worship Center for 4 years and served Johnsonville PHC for 10 years 5 months. Pastor Allen began serving Life Springs Worship Center as Lead Pastor in November of 2018.
He is married to Crystal Thompson of Camden, SC. The Thompsons have two children, Devin (14) and Cassie (5). The Thompsons will reside in the Crescent Ridge Community of Lexington.
Pastor Tim Morrison
Pastor Tim began serving in fulltime ministry as the Worship and Fine Arts Pastor with West Columbia Pentecostal Holiness Church in June of 1992. With professional experience in television and theater, Tim learned early on that God's blessings on his life in the area of creative arts and music were for much more than secular entertainment. He has a strong desire to see worship and the arts in local church reach a level of sincere magnitude that will win the lost for Christ and stir the Church to a lifestyle of worship.
Earning a degree in media and production, Tim has worked as a consultant in the are of drama and music for various denominations and churches. During his many years of ministry, he has produced and directed numerous musicals and dramas, as well as having created two community-wide Christian events in the Virginia area: a Fall Comedy Dinner Theater and a live Outdoor Nativity Village "Night of Miracles...A Journey to Bethlehem".
He and his wife, Kathy, have been married 26 years. The Morrisons have a son, Kevin, a recent graduate of Lee University. The Morrisons reside in the Fort Mill area.
Pastor Aaron Granade
Aaron Granade, a product of effective children's ministry himself, has been ministering to children for over twenty years. He has a passion for turning kids ministry in the Bible Belt on its head, and building a generation of spiritual giants that aren’t boxed in by racism, poverty, and other cultural challenges.
He received his local church minister's certificate from the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in 2016, and is currently working towards his minister's license with the denomination. He was licensed with Redemption Fellowship in 2016 and received his ordination from them in 2017.
He is married to his wife, Jessica. They have one son, Corbin, and live in Lexington.