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Tommy was born May 29, 1963, son of Thomas and Ola Jean Kelly.

He is married to Phyllis Darlene Adams of Union, South Carolina and they have a daughter Rebekah.

He was licensed to preach at his home church, Carlisle Baptist, in Carlisle, South Carolina on November 2, 1986 and was ordained there on November 13, 1988.


Spartanburg Methodist College, Spartanburg, South Carolina A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts, Graduated May 10, 1983

Lander College, Greenwood, South Carolina Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Teacher Certification, Graduated December 20, 1985

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina Master of Divinity, Graduated December 10, 1988

New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North CarolinaClinical Pastoral Education, Two Basic Units, Graduated April 30, 1993

Erskine Theological Seminary, Due West, SC. Received Doctorate of Ministry, May 15, 2005.


First Baptist Church, Union, SC - Summer Youth Worker   May 1985- Sep 1985
Blaney Baptist Church, Elgin, SC - Summer Youth Minister/Part time Youth
                                                                                                        Worker   Jun 1986 - Dec 1986
Mon-Aetna Baptist Church, Union, SC - Minister of Youth   Jan 1987 - Jun 1988
Temple Baptist Church, Wilmington, NC - Minister of Education & Youth  Jul 1988 - Jan 1991
Atkinson Baptist Church, Atkinson, NC - Pastor  Feb 1991 - Apr 1994
First Baptist Church, Varnville, SC - May 1994 - Present

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