Family: My wonderful wife Pam, and two great kids, Matthew and Catherine.
Experience: I have served churches in Virginia, Georgia, and South Carolina. I have been serving at Deer Park since December 2009.
Education: Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13 “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.”
Favorite Books (other than the Bible): James MacDonald’s “Lord, Change My Attitude”, Andy Andrews “The Traveler’s Gift", George Barna church growth books
Hobbies: fishing, hunting, and golf
Favorite Music: Contemporary Christian, 70’s and 80’s
Favorite Travel Destinations: Beach and Washington D.C.
Best thing about what I do at Deer Park is… helping provide and environment where people can be introduced to Christ and experience life “transformation” through Him.
Shaun Burn - Worship & Music Pastor
Family: My incredible wife Kristen, five year old son Landon, three year old son Brayden, and dogs, Kody and Oakley.
Experience: I have served at churches in Charleston and Tennessee. I have been serving at Deer Park since 2004.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Church Music from Charleston Southern University. Currently pursing Masters of Worship degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
Favorite Bible Verse: “Sing to the Lord, for He has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world.” Isaiah 12:5
Favorite Books (other than the Bible): Warren Wiersbe’s “Real Worship”
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, going to concerts and shows
Favorite Music: David Phelps, Contemporary Christian, Praise & Worship
Favorite Travel Destinations: New York City, anywhere in Caribbean
Best thing about what I do at Deer Park is… being able to minister with people of all ages and encouraging them to have an understanding of what true worship is.
Bobby Howard - Student Pastor
Family: My wife Kim, and our two daughters, McKenzie and Cameron
Experience: I've served on staff at churches in North Carolina. I have also been teaching in the religion department at Charleston Southern University since 2008. I began serving in the youth ministry at Deer Park in August, 2012.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Masters of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Education in Leadership from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength."
Favorite Books (other than the Bible): For pleasure reading, I love to read books by Ted Dekker and biographies about great Christian leaders throughout history.
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, reading, and football
Favorite Music: Almost and type of Christian music
Favorite Travel Destinations: Mountains of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee
Best thing about what I do at Deer Park is… having an opportunity to invest in the lives of teenagers and their families in ways that equip them for service in God's Kingdom!
Jackie Whiteley - Ministry Assistant
Gene Retherford - Financial Secretary
Cindy Watts - Child's Day Out Director