our pastors

Juan Carlos Fernández

From Puerto Rico, Juan Carlos Fernández came to know the Lord at 19. He served in Puerto Rico as a pastor and school administrator for 13 years. In the summer of 2000, after praying for three years, he moved to South Carolina to minister to Hispanics. Since then he has been the pastor of Iglesia Bautista Tabernáculo.

Jeremy Patterson
assistant pastor

Jeremy Patterson was born in  Greenville and then grew up in Japan as the son of missionaries. He has worked in different churches and ministries around the world and is currently professor of world languages at Bob Jones University. Jeremy's burden in work and ministry is to reach others with the love of Christ across and in spite of cultural differences.