Student Staff

Seth Buckley

Minister to Students

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Seth has been with us since December of 1996 . He graduated from Furman University and received his Master of Arts from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served several churches…all in the great Palmetto state and he is a consultant for the SC Baptist Convention. Seth has a beautiful wife Robin, and 4 exciting boys and a beautiful daughter-in-law…Jacob and Sloane, Caleb, Eli, and Micah!

Jacob Comer

Junior High Ministry Assistant

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Jacob or “D-Hub” joined our staff in August of 2014. Jacob spent 6 summers on staff at the SC Baptist Convention’s Camp SummerSalt. During his time there, he developed a love for middle school students. His desire is to see them grow in their relationships with Christ and be a light on their middle school campus.

Rhonda Lanford

Student Ministry Secretary

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Rhonda graduated from Winthrop College and has served at First Baptist Church for the past 26 years. She is married to her wonderful husband Chip, they have 2 grown children, Matt Lanford and daughter-in-law Caroline and Bailey and son-in-law Tripp and their son Reid and daughter Riley Elizabeth who all live in Spartanburg.
Rhonda and Chip love the beach, family time, and riding 4 wheelers.


Deandra Comer

Girls Ministry