Pastor Marty came to be the pastor of Pendleton Street Baptist Church in 2003. He and his wife Suzanne have a son and two daughters (all married), and seven grandchildren.
Before coming to PSBC he served as a church planter, mission church pastor, and has worked with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and the Lexington Baptist Association. His theological education includes studies at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and he holds a Th. M. from Covington Theological Seminary.
Marty has a true pastor’s heart. He is committed to bring the truth of God’s Word to the PSBC family and to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the community – not only in word but also in deed.
PASTOR OF BIBLICAL COUNSELING
On Sunday, March 24, 2019, PSBC ordained Rev. Scott Stephens to the Gospel Ministry. Scott has been a member of PSBC since May of 2014. Scott has received a master’s degree in biblical counseling the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently a PhD student studying biblical counseling at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his seminary studies, Scott has completed a 2-year study at the Redeemer Biblical Counseling Training Institute where he currently serves as a board member. His wife, Loretta, is currently working on her 2-year training at the Redeemer Bible Counseling Training Institute as well.
For the past 8 years, Scott has been a counseling resource for PSBC and has provided counseling to area pastors through the Covenant Counseling Center, a not-for-profit organization he started to help pastors with their counseling needs, as well as to provide training in “one-anothering,” and the basics of biblical counseling for their small-group leaders. He serves on the Leadership Team, and has fulfilled many pastoral duties, including preaching.