• Phillip Beacham
    Lead Pastor

    I'm Phillip and I have been serving as the lead pastor since 2021. I am the primary teacher, and I help lead the church in helping people find true community with God and with others. I have been married since 2011 to Paula, and have two children, Carson and Adaline. I really enjoy time spent with my family and church, being outdoors, woodworking, and cooking. 

  • Luke Smith
    Youth Pastor

    Hello, my name is Luke! I have been serving as the Youth Pastor since January of 2022. I am excited to help lead and equip families for the advancement of the gospel! Some of my favorite things are cheesy dad jokes, theology, good questions, and cars. I especially love my family and spending time with them! I am married to my beautiful wife of almost 5 years, and we have two incredible little boys, Isaac and Isaiah. I look forward to what God has in store here at WDBC!

  • Kristine Hinson
    Administrative Director

    Kristine has been an employee and member of Wise Drive Baptist Church for over 10 years. She is married to Steve Hinson and has two daughters, Krista Kay and Taylor Grace. She enjoys traveling, reading, coaching and volunteering her time by serving the Sumter community and using her administrative skills to aid the various ministries of Wise Drive Baptist.

  • Marlee Cribb
    Worship Leader

    Hi, my name is Marlee! I’m the Worship Leader for Wise Drive Baptist (which you knew, since it says it above, whoops). I’ve been leading the music with them since June of 2021, and have adored it here. I look forward to what God has planned for this ministry and am so grateful that I’ve gotten the opportunity to worship with all of these amazing people! 

    PS: I love music (repetitive I know), writing, and spending time with my family and friends. 

    Thank you for coming to my Ted Talk. (Hope to see you on Sunday to worship with us!!!)


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