Leadership, Excellence and Discipleship
LEAD Institute is a program for young men (13-19) held each summer at the Church of Christ at Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC
To enable young Christian men to acquire and utilize practical leadership skills in the Church, in business,
and in organizations that will lead us now and in years to come.
Chad Garrett grew up in Florida where he met his high school sweet heart Amanda. They went to Alabama to study nursing. While in college, they both obeyed the Gospel and were married shortly after graduating nursing school. Chad then interned at a campus ministry while he continued his Bible education graduating with a Masters of Arts in Theology from Amridge University. Chad and Amanda started funding their own mission trips and found their way to contribute to the Lord’s Kingdom. Chad has preached the Gospel in 8 different countries including the Philippines, Hong Kong, Guyana, Jamaica, Peru, Haiti, Kenya and the United States.
Currently, Chad just started a new mission work in Kisii, Kenya.
Chad and Amanda have two boys, Koen and Mostyn. He loves to spend time with his family, while working on their small farm in South Carolina. Chad serves as the Missionary in Residence for Gold Hill Roach Church of Christ where he is an evangelist locally and a missionary to the world.
Favorite quote “We are one day closer to seeing Jesus!”
A native of Ohio, Steve has been preaching for over 24 years, serving as full-time minister in congregations in Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, and South Carolina. He is currently serving as one of the ministers for the Church of Christ at Gold Hill Road in Fort Mill, SC. After graduating James A. Garfield High School, he completed a degree in Business and Ethics at Asbury University (Wilmore, KY) and is currently working on a Master’s Degree at Freed-Hardeman University.
Steve and his wife, Deanna, have two children and are enjoying their first grandchild, Maisy.
Steve enjoys books, research, writing, Church/Restoration History, playing and listening to vintage Country and Bluegrass music, collecting vintage country music memorabilia and photography.