Representative Tommy Pope currently serves as the Speaker Pro Tempore in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Before his career at the Statehouse, Representative Pope worked as a prosecutor in York and Union counties. He and his wife Kimberly reside in York. They have four children and one grandchild. Get to know Representative Tommy Pope on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Senator Shane Massey was first elected to the South Carolina Senate in 2007 where he serves district 25. He now holds the position of Senate Majority Leader. Senator Massey, his wife and his two children call Edgefield home. There, they attend Providence Baptist Church and he works as an attorney when he’s not in Columbia. Get to know Senator Massey and learn about his sincere faith on this episode of Faith Conversations.
For several terms, Alan Wilson has served as South Carolina's Attorney General. In that position, Wilson has defended religious freedom and South Carolina families. He also has a strong faith in God, which you will hear about on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Chris Singleton has an incredible Christian testimony. “Love is greater than hate.” Those were Chris’ words when he decided to forgive the man who murdered his mother, Sharonda Coleman Singleton, and eight others at Mother Emanuel AME church in downtown Charleston on June 17th, 2015. Chris has also played in the Chicago Cubs organization and currently work as an inspirational speaker and for the Charleston Riverdogs. Get to know Chris Singleton on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Pastor Joey Deese has been the senior pastor at Oakdale Baptist Church in Rock Hill South Carolina for over 10 years. He was also one of the first members of Palmetto Family’s Nehemiah Network, and has proven himself to be one of the most engaged and valuable members of the pastor coalition. Get to know Pastor Joey Deese right now on this episode of Faith Conversations.
After a successful 31-year career in technical and management positions, Representative Davis was elected in 2016 to serve district 100 in Berkeley County. Get to know Representative Davis on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Kim Williams was the women’s volleyball head coach at the University of South Carolina from 1993-2005 and finished as the winningest volleyball coach in school history. Now, she serves as the Multi-Area Director in the Midlands for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Learn about her amazing journey and the mission of FCA.
After spending the last seven years in the South Carolina House of Representatives, Joshua Putnam will serve as Palmetto Family's new President. Learn more about his faith and what he has planned for Palmetto Family and South Carolina.
Representative Jay Jordan discusses how he came to faith and how every conversion, dramatic or not, is special. Plus, learn what Representative Jordan thinks of the spiritual condition of the South Carolina Statehouse. It's all here on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Since being elected in 2007, Representative Shannon Erickson has expressed and lived out her values which are that “family comes first. Integrity matters. Justice should prevail. Service above self. Honesty is a given. Humility is a gift.”
Having been elected in 2016, Representative John McCravy has already established himself as a strong defender of family values for South Carolina. Learn about his heartfelt faith and why he created the South Carolina Family Caucus on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Adrian Despres served as the University of South Carolina football team chaplain for 15 years under coaches Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier. Hear some of his amazing (and hilarious) stories about his interactions with those legends, but most importantly, learn about his vibrant faith on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Since being named by Yahoo News as one of the "16 people who shaped the 2016 election," Pastor Mark Burns has become a regular on cable news programs to discuss current events. Back home, Pastor Burns founded and pastors The Harvest Praise & Worship Center, a multicultural, non-denominational church in Easley, South Carolina. In this episode of Faith Conversations, Pastor Burns dishes on President Donald Trump's faith and also explains how God led him to where he is today.
State Representative Lin Bennett is a lifelong Conservative, proven businesswoman and dedicated mother and grandmother. On this episode of Faith Conversations, Lin discusses how she has devoted her life to her family, how her faith guides and directs her decisions at the South Carolina Statehouse.
Dr. Carl Broggi has pastored Community Bible Church – one of the largest churches in South Carolina – for 28 years. His church has forever changed Beaufort through their ministries, and thousands more have been impacted through Dr. Broggi’s radio program. Learn about Dr. Broggi’s faith on this episode of Faith Conversations.
Faith Conversations is a new Palmetto Family Council podcast featuring conversations with South Carolina leaders full of everlasting value. Published weekly and hosted by Erik Corcoran, Coalitions Director at Palmetto Family Council. Learn more about Faith Conversations at www.PalmettoFamily.org/Conversations
In this episode of Faith Conversations, Representative Ralph Norman discusses his faith and his experiences on Capitol Hill, and he also talks about Trey Gowdy's retirement and President Trump's faith.