Staff

Staff

Senior Pastor

Travis Agnew

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 What God Has Joined Together, 5 Worship Team Killers, Don’t Drop Your Kids Off at Church, It’s All About…
Academy Director

Andrea Benson

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…
Ministry Coordinator

Joy Emery

Joy Emery serves as the Ministry 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 Pastor

Jeremy Johns

Jeremy joined the Rocky Creek staff in July 2003, and since January 2016 has served as the Discipleship 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 on the…
Office Manager

Beth McClintock

Beth joined the Rocky Creek staff in April of 2012.  She graduated from Clearwater Christian College in 1995 with a bachelors in Office Management.  Later that year she married her husband Terry and now has three children.  Beth loves working with the members of Rocky Creek.
Facilities Staff

Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller serves on our building and grounds staff.  He is married to Brenda. They are members of Rocky Creek. Raised in the NC mountains, Dennis likes learning new things and wishes to use skills to help Rocky Creek be a serving church.
Student Pastor

Marty Miller

Marty joined the staff at Rocky Creek in the fall of 2014. His passion is to build relationships with students and their families, 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. He enjoys reading, rock music, roller coasters, old–school NWA wrestling, and sports. His favorite thing to do is spend time with his wife Jennifer their two kids, Kensey and…
Worship Pastor

Donald Shockley

Donald joined the staff in the 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 32 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. Let me help you prepare for this Sunday’s worship:
Preschool Coordinator

Lindsay Smoak

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.
Facilities Manager

Keith Westcott

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 Williams

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…
Pastoral Resident

Stephen Forrester

Stephen joined the Rocky Creek staff as a Pastoral Resident in 2018. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and is currently pursuing an M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Stephen previously served as an intern at Fellowship Greenville in Greenville, SC, and as a pastor-in-training at Midtown Fellowship in Columbia, SC. Stephen is married to his high school sweetheart, Lauren. Although she is a Georgia Bulldogs fan, they are still furiously in love.…
Pastoral Resident

Bryce Staggs

Bryce married his wife, Katie, in July of 2017 and shortly after began worshipping at Rocky Creek. Bryce has been serving as a pastoral resident at Rocky Creek since January of 2018. Before joining Rocky Creek, Bryce served as the director of youth ministry for four years at a local church. He is also working on his M.Div. at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In his free time, Bryce enjoys spending time with his wife, watching and playing sports, and…
Media Intern

Daniel Gibson

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.
Ministry Intern

Seth Fisher

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…
Student Ministry Intern

Alex Gore

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.
Ministry Intern

Jake Hines

Jake Hines serves as a Ministry Intern.  He is a student at North Greenville University.
Ministerial Intern

Shawn Piedrahita

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.
Related Arts

Lesley Bell

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…
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