Dr. Phillip M. Baldwin
Dr. Baldwin is a 1984, graduate from North Carolina A and T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology with a Concentration in Manufacturing. Dr. Baldwin received his Master of Divinity degree from Erskine Theological Seminary in Due West, South Carolina in May 1999. Dr. Baldwin earned his Doctor of Ministry Degree at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in May 2006.
In March 1992, Dr. Baldwin answered God's call into the gospel ministry and was licensed by the Lowndes Hill Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina. In March 1993, he was called to serve as Pastor of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Simpsonville, South Carolina. Since Dr. Baldwin has been at Bethlehem, God has built on the foundation already laid. In October 1996, Bethlehem was blessed to move into a new sanctuary. In January 1997, Dr. Baldwin first revealed to Bethlehem the vision that God gave to him for Bethlehem to construct a Christian Life Center and Academy. In December 2004, Bethlehem moved into Christian Life Center. Bethlehem Baptist Church now has two worship services, over 40 ministries, an After-School Program and a Summer Camp Program.
He has served as Moderator of the Reedy River Baptist Association, President of The Baptist Minister's Fellowship of Greenville and Vicinity, Co-Chair of Greenville County MLK Dream Weekend, and as a faculty member of the Reedy River Baptist Congress of Christian Education.
Dr. Baldwin is also the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of Pastoral Ministry" available on Barnes and Noble, Amazon and other outlets. He is also involved in a host of other community events and efforts.
Dr. Baldwin is married to the former Wynell Harrison and they have been blessed with one daughter, LaJasmine.