Travis Agnew is married to Amanda and the father of two sons and one daughter. He serves as the Senior Pastor of Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Greenville, SC. Travis graduated from North Greenville University with a B.A. in Christian Studies and a Music minor. Earning a M.Div. and D.Min. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, his doctoral focus was on family discipleship. In addition to authoring Freshman 15, Don’t Drop Your Kids Off at Church, and 5 Worship Team Killers, he has also developed LifeWay curriculum…
Andrea and her husband John have three children and have lived in Greenville since 1994. She had been a stay-at-home mom until 2002, when she had a vision for a Christ-centered weekday preschool ministry at Rocky Creek. When she shared this vision with the pastor, she didn’t realize that she was the one God had chosen to start and lead this ministry. In the Fall of 2002, Rocky Creek Academy started with an enrollment of 44 students. God has grown this ministry…
Joy Emery serves as the Children’s Coordinator for Rocky Creek. Joy graduated from Furman University and was then led to Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth where she graduated with a master’s degree in religious education along with an emphasis in student ministry. She served as the minister of education/youth at First Baptist in Louisville, Mississippi and as minister of childhood education at Wayside Baptist in Miami, Florida. When living in Nashville, Joy worked at LifeWay as the editor in chief…
Discipleship & Development Pastor
Jeremy joined the Rocky Creek staff in July 2003, and since January 2016 has served as the Discipleship and Development Pastor. He desires to see people of all ages know and love God by being grounded in the Bible, living out the truth of Scripture, and impacting their communities with the Gospel. Jeremy enjoys spending time with Keri his wife and their five children: Eli, Josiah, Sam, Philip, and Maggie Ruth. He also likes all kinds of sports especially cheering…
Beth joined the Rocky Creek staff in April of 2012. She has been married to her husband Terry for 21 years and has three teenagers. She graduated from Clearwater Christian College in 1995 with a bachelors in Office Management. Beth loves working with the members of Rocky Creek.
Marty joined the staff at Rocky Creek in the fall of 2014. His passion is to build relationships with students, invest in their lives, and encourage them to live out their faith in Jesus Christ. Marty holds both an M.Div and MA degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Marty enjoys reading, rock music, roller coasters, old school NWA wrestling, and sports. His favorite thing to do is spend time with his wife and two kids. Clemson football and UNC Basketball…
Donald joined the staff in spring of 2001. He has a passion to see people connect with God through music and the Word. He is also a tech junkie. Donald has been married to his wife, Gwyn for 31 years. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and cooking. The Bible verse that keeps him grounded in his ministry and personal life is John 4:23-24.
Lindsay is married to Lewis and has a 5 year old daughter, 2 year old son and a foster baby. She grew up at Rocky Creek and serves on the welcome ministry, teaches preschool and has participated in various mission trips to West Africa. She loves teaching children about Jesus through bible stories, visuals, songs and prayer.
Keith Westcott is the Facilities Manager at Rocky Creek Baptist Church. He has a passion to use his gifts and the resources of Rocky Creek to reach the community. Keith is a member of Rocky Creek and involved throughout the life of the church.
Missions & Pastoral Care Pastor
David started at Rocky Creek in 1992 as Minister of Youth and Education. During the years his position changed several times but for the last several years he has been serving as the Missions and Pastoral Care Pastor. David and his bride Christie are happily married and while they enjoy their empty nest, they also thoroughly enjoy having their granddaughter Juliette and grandson Judah come over. David and Christie enjoy eating at Bojangles and spending time together. He enjoys working…
Bryce is excited to be serving as a pastoral resident at Rocky Creek under Travis’ supervision. He comes to us from a youth ministry position at a local church and currently works at Miracle Hill. Bryce is also a seminary student at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Katie look forward to serving at Rocky Creek.
Administrative/Ministry Coordination Intern Meet Seth Fisher from Rocky Mount North Carolina. Currently a junior, Christian studies major at North Greenville University, Seth has a God-given interest and passion for church planting. Driven by a passion for reaching the nations and discipleship, Seth will be used at Rocky Creek in ministerial roles of developing leaders and growing leadership teams. He will serve with Joy in the area of coordinating ministries and with Jeremy in capturing data crucial to the functions of…
Daniel is a sophomore studying Elementary Education at North Greenville University. His passion for media developed when he began serving on the tech team at his home church. Daniel will serve alongside Donald and hopes to use media to glorify God, point others to Christ, and enhance the mission of the Church. In his free time, Daniel enjoys playing violin and piano, bowling, and a good cup of coffee.
Student Ministry Intern
Alex comes to us from Brunswick County along the North Carolina Coast. He is currently in his senior year at North Greenville University and will work with Marty in the student area this spring semester and also next fall. He loves to blog, to invest in families, and to live a transparent life while leading people to grow in their walk with Jesus.
Shawn is no stranger to Rocky Creek as he has served as a faithful leader in our student ministry for several years. Shawn is a student at North Greenville University majoring in student ministry. We get to keep Shawn all year as he serves under Travis and assists Marty in the student ministry area.
Lesley was born and raised in Greenville and grew up attending Rocky Creek Church. She has been married to her husband Daniel for 17 years and they have 4 children. Lesley has taught related arts at Rocky Creek since 2008. After a brief 2 year move to Texas, Lesley rejoined the Academy family in November 2016. Lesley graduated from Clemson with a BA in Speech and Communications. “I love spending my days with our preschool students! Every day is a…