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Introduction to Our Pastor

Dr. Kirt Mitchell is married to the former Diane Busby of Anderson. Diane is a Cytotechnologist at Anderson Area Medical Center. She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina at Charleston with a Bachelor's Degree. Dr. and Mrs. Mitchell have two grown children, Greg and Chrissy. Greg is an engineer with Mitsubishi Film in Greer, having graduated from Clemson University with a Master's Degree. He is married to the former Dawn Johnson, who is an Educational Consultant and holds a Master's Degree from Converse College. They have two daughters, Lily Grace and Hannah Faith, and one son, Eli. Greg and Dawn are very active in Pelham First Baptist Church, Greer, South Carolina.

Chrissy is a school teacher in Elberton County, Georgia, having graduated from Lander with a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, and from the University of South Carolina with a Master's Degree in Speech Pathology. She is married to Jake Smith, a graduate of the University of Georgia, and Vice-President of Central Granite Company in Elberton, Georgia. They have two sons, Tucker and Max. Jake and Chrissy are very active in Northside Baptist Church in Elberton.

Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of Anderson College (now Anderson University) in Anderson, South Carolina, with an Associate of Arts Degree; Lynchburg Baptist College (now Liberty University) Lynchburg, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Science Degree; Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree; and Luther Rice Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry Degree. His passion is to see people come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and to grow in discipleship.

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