About Us

Kristin is a Southern Georgia belle, who graduated from UGA as a veterinarian May 2010. Carter grew up in NC, went on to seminary, became an ordained pastor, and has completed his doctorate of ministry. Carter resided in SC for about 7 years (4 of these years with Kristin), and we now reside in FL. After about a month of emailing, asking questions, and going through the steps of eharmony.com, we were full of excitement and became very eager to meet one another face to face. October 25, 2009, we met and enjoyed every minute together. We had no doubt God was going to strengthen our relationship with Him as well as with one another. Carter proposed August 9, 2010 on the boat in the middle of Lake Wylie at sunset. Kristin said "Yes" after some happy tears. We got married April 2, 2011 and what an amazing beautiful day that was! God has continued to bless us throughout our marriage. We look forward to see what He has in store for us each and every day. We are super blessed to be down in Boca serving the Lord. God is constantly surprising us with new callings!

When NOT To Support A Church

We heard such a powerful message, and it summarizes so much of what we have fought against the last 4-5 years, not just in the churches where we have been “pastor” and “pastor’s wife” but also in ones we have had the opportunity to visit when we’ve been on vacation, etc.

It was an interesting sermon considering it was around the time of turning in pledge cards, but we could totally relate!

Don’t support a church that is so scared of people that they focus on people pleasing and lose fear of the Lord!  When a church is afraid to lose those who are there and have lost focus on scripture in the process...Yikes! When trying not to offend folks is a focus…RUN!  When a visitor comes and gets told they need to move cause you are in his/her seat….Deep Breath! A complaint is made, but congregants respond with “Oh, that’s just ____ (so and so…insert name).  Wow, what damage to His kingdom!  Or when the same group of people don’t like pastor after pastor after pastor so they keep running them off… “Oh, that’s just _____ (insert name(s)). Then, those same people try their best to ruin a pastor’s (and family’s) reputation.  A church who you shouldn’t support are too focused on “keeping instead of reaching.” 

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Don’t support a church if they have decided “a new kind of gospel” is better than what scripture states.  Junk instead of truth is being preached. Our church knows best over scripture… If what the church says about marriage, sex, eternity, etc. doesn’t match what scripture says, RUN.

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Don’t support a church when the person in the pulpit thinks they are higher in nobility than the One proclaimed.

YOU WANT A CHURCH THAT IS DOING IN HISTORY WHAT WE WILL ALL BE DOING FOR ETERNITY.

When boundaries and barriers are demolished and folks are gazing at the Lamb who bled out for all, support that church.  Focus is on Christ and not the crowd.
When a church is “Christ centered,” support it!  (There should be no other kind of church out there!)

When generational diversity fills the church with blessings and wisdom to share with all, support that church.  Sometimes this can be difficult if that means changing part or all of a service so that the church will be multi-generational. 

When you continue to want to improve and be better than you are now because of who you worship with and have fellowship with, that’s a HUGE plus.  If you don’t want to be better than you are today, what’s the point?

When a church is able to buy a campus that would otherwise have been a dead church, how cool is that? 

God is the same yesterday, today, now, and forever.  Does the church you attend believe the same thing?  How does your church share the TRUTH of scripture, even during the hard or controversial times?  

YOU WANT A CHURCH THAT IS DOING IN HISTORY WHAT WE WILL ALL BE DOING FOR ETERNITY.
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