Riley received Christ at an early age, but it was at NewSpring that he learned to love and pursue the Lord. He began attending the Anderson Campus as a student at Clemson and the Lord used the people there to change his life. Riley has always loved the Anderson and Clemson community, and the opportunity to serve as a Campus Pastor is his dream job. Riley and his wife, Tara, live in Anderson.
Cam was born and raised in Spartanburg. He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age. Because of the influence of his teammates and coaches on the Clemson football team, Cam started attending NewSpring on a regular basis. He decided to become an Owner in the spring of 2009. Greeting at the Anderson Campus led to greeting at the Greenville campus after graduation. When the Spartanburg Campus launched, Cam was a greeter, KidSpring advocate, and Fuse volunteer. He then came on staff in July 2013 as Spartanburg's associate campus pastor and became the Boiling Springs campus pastor in October of 2013. Cam lives in Boiling Springs with his wife, Emily, and their daughter.
Matt was born and raised in Hartsville, SC where he was saved and baptized at an early age. He started coming to NewSpring while he was in school at Clemson University. He joined the staff in 2012 working with the Fuse Student Ministry in Spartanburg and eventually as the Associate Campus Pastor for the Spartanburg Campus. Matt is now excited to be back in the low country, where he serves as the Campus Pastor for the Charleston Campus.
Cliff was saved by Jesus at an early age, but didn't fully understand what it meant to follow Jesus until being challenged by some friends when he started attending Clemson University. The same friends invited him to NewSpring, and he began attending the Anderson Campus in the early 2000's. It was around that same time that he felt the Lord calling him into ministry. Cliff is married to Lauren, and they have three daughters. This is Cliff's dream job: serving Jesus in the most incredible location in the world.
Aaron Chovan accepted Jesus the summer of 2012 at NewSpring Church's Florence Campus. Aaron joined NewSpring staff in May 2013 as the Columbia Guest Services Director and became the Campus Pastor in April 2014. Aaron and his wife Angie have been married since 2003 and have one daughter and one son. Aaron is excited for the opportunity to serve as the Campus Pastor and see the city of Columbia changed as people take next steps with Jesus!
Sam received Christ at the Florence Campus in 2009. Later, he joined the staff serving with our Fuse Student Ministry and, in 2012, became the Campus Pastor in Florence. He and his wife, Leigh Anne, have been married since 2011.
David grew up in Greenville and later attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, where he met his wife, Suzette. He operated a real estate company before the Lord called him into full-time ministry. David, Suzette and their children live in Greenville. He has a passion to see his city reached for Jesus.
Matt has been attending NewSpring since he was a high school senior in 2002. He and his wife moved to Spartanburg after feeling a call into ministry. Matt served with Fellowship of Christian Athletes at USC Upstate until a vision night in 2011, when the Alleys realized they were called to serve at NewSpring. He joined the staff as the Spartanburg Volunteer Director in January 2012, and then became the Greenwood Campus Pastor in September 2012.
Stephen met Jesus the summer before his Sophomore year at Anderson University in 2007. He joined the staff in 2010 working with the Fuse Student Ministry in Columbia and later as the Associate Campus Pastor at the Columbia Campus. He and his wife Kirstie have been married since 2010 and have one son, Elijah. He is excited to now be serving as the Lexington Campus Pastor and expectant of what God is going to do in and through the Town of Lexington!
James was born in New Orleans, LA and was raised there and in Tulsa, OK. James received Christ and was baptized at an early age. James moved to South Carolina to attend and play football at Wofford College where he graduated from in 2007. After working for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for over 4 years James joined the staff as the Fuse Director in Greenville for two years and eventually became the Associate Campus Pastor. James can't wait to see what God does as Jesus builds his church along the Grand Strand in SC. James and his wife Erica along with their children live in the Myrtle Beach area.
Bobby was saved at age 7, but he did not begin to cultivate his walk with Jesus until his senior year in high school. While attending Anderson University, Bobby joined the Army where Jesus began to use him to reach people far from God. During this time, Jesus began to give Bobby both a heart for ministry and leadership. He started serving at NewSpring in 2009. He came on staff in 2012 as the Fuse Pastor at our Florence Campus. Now Bobby, his wife Amber, and their son Jackson live in Easley and believe the best is yet to come for the Powdersville campus.
David began attending the Anderson Campus in the Fall of 2002. He joined the staff in 2006 working with the Fuse Student Ministry, and then moved to Florence in 2008 in preparation for the Florence Campus launch. After serving with Fuse and KidSpring at the Florence Campus, David became the Campus Pastor for our Spartanburg Campus, which launched on Easter 2012. David, his wife Bridget, and their children live in Spartanburg.
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