Jay Kieve, Coordinator
Dr. Kieve holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and Master of Theology and Master of Divinity degrees from Duke University Divinity School. His undergraduate degree is from Mercer University. Dr. Kieve served three churches in twenty years of congregational ministry, including First Baptist, Allendale, South Carolina (1999-2005). Present at some of the initial organizational meetings of CBF as a college student, he continued his participation in CBF through state and national leadership roles. Dr. Kieve lives in Anderson with his wife, Melanie, and their two children, Jesse and Emma. He enjoys reading, running, experiencing new restaurants and types of cuisine, and watching soccer.
Blake Hart, Missions Coordinator
Blake, originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, has a Master of Divinity degree from the McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta and a BA in Religion and Spanish from Mars Hill University in North Carolina. He was ordained in 2011 by First Baptist Church of Tucker, GA. He has served in congregational ministry as Youth Minister at First Baptist Weaverville, NC, and in mission service through a 10-month immersion program in Ecuador and as CBF Field Personnel to Arica, Chile. He, his wife Bekah, and their son Benjamin live in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In his free-time, Blake enjoys playing guitar, hiking with his family, and traveling to new places.
Wayne Patterson, Disaster Response Coordinator
Before accepting the appointment as Disaster Response Coordinator for CBFSC, Wayne served in a variety of roles including Moderator and Treasurer. He also served on and chaired several committees for CBFSC, as well as serving at the National level of CBF on their Coordinating Council and Governing Board. He has led the Disaster Response efforts of FBC Pendleton, completing over 60 mission trips since hurricane Katrina. Wayne is a deacon, Sunday school teacher, kitchen worker, choir member, and active volunteer/team leader for local mission projects that FBC Pendleton elects to pursue.
The Patterson family moved to Charleston SC in 1976 during the Bicentennial celebration and Wayne taught for 2 years at The Citadel before moving to Clemson in 1978. He retired from Clemson University in 2008 after a 30-year career as a tiger. His Doctoral degree in Business Administration is from the University of Arkansas, and he holds a BS and MA from the University of Alabama.
Debbie Haag, Office Manager
Debbie was born and raised near Columbia, SC. She is married to Neil Haag and they have one daughter named Maddie. Debbie has worked in various fields, including bookkeeping, insurance and paralegal work, but came to work for CBFSC the first time in 1998 as the secretary when the office was first opened. She returned to CBFSC in January of 2008 after the retirement of Eloise Harris. Debbie enjoys spending time with neighbors, riding her motorcycle, and family vacations