As a pastor, church leader, and entrepreneur, Pastor Chris is passionate about seeing churches thrive and reach their community with the gospel of Jesus Christ by making disciples who make disciples who make disciples. God has gifted Pastor Chris with a passion for shepherding, preaching, and reaching the community for Christ. He grew up in the Jacksonville, FL area and has served in various capacities in small and large churches in FL, TN, NC, and SC since 2005.  He is the founder of and a host on the Columbia Metro Connection .  While he loves pastoring and strategizing with other leaders, his best time is spent with his wife, Rosalind, and their five children.  Yes, it’s crazy at times but they love it!

Worship Director - Jonathan Eckmann

Jonathan is a dedicated servant and follower of Christ with a passion for worship and discipleship. He’s been blessed with many opportunities to serve in the local church and lead worship overseas. God has placed a calling on his life to see people far from God come to know Him, grow in their walk with Him, and have their focus changed to praise His name. 


Administrative Assistance - Shirley Newman

Shirley began as the administrative assistant at KBC in August 2017.  She has been involved in SCBC churches since 1983, serving in various capacities.  She comes to Killian having worked at White Oak Conference Center for 11 years.  Shirley is excited to be using her office skills to support the ministry at KBC.
She and her husband,  Ben, have three adult children and nine grandchildren, who are the joy of their hearts!

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