Staff

Dr. Steve Hurte

Senior Pastor

Dr. Hurte has a BA from Liberty Baptist College, BA and BS from Victory Bible College, and an honorary Doctorate from Sharon Baptist College. His life has been devoted to church ministry for 40 years. He has been a Bible College Instructor in various Bible Colleges for 30 years, compiled and authored numerous curriculums that are still being used in colleges, composed hundreds of gospel songs, and written four books. Dr. Hurte is currently Senior Pastor at Temple Baptist Church and travels the country in evangelism. He is married to Brenda Ruppe Hurte and they give glory to God for everything He has enabled them to do

through the years and count it an honor to serve Him.



Mark Pollard 

Associate\Administrative Pastor


Reverend Pollard has been in the ministry for over twenty-five years having served in two churches prior to coming to Temple. He's been married for 28 years to Melissa Belland Pollard.  They have one daughter Deziree.  He is a avid outdoorsman and loves fishing, hunting, and various outdoor activities.  He has a passion for winning the lost and church growth.



Chad Gamble

Youth Director

Assistant Pastor

Sunday School Superintendent

TCA Pastor


Brother Gamble previously served as youth director in two other churches before coming to Temple seven years ago. He is a graduate of Crown College. He serves as Chairman of the Anderson Christian Athletic Association. Brother Gamble also serves as a director of Fellowship Christian Athletes in Anderson County. He is married to Brittney Griffith Gamble and they both are passionate about serving the Lord and working with student ministries.


Keith Burgess

Minister of Music


Brother Burgess has been involved in church music ministry for most of his life and has served as Minister of Music at three previous churches spanning the past twenty-eight years.  Brother Burgess directs the Adult Choir, orchestra, and congregational music for Temple Baptist Church.  He also sings in the Temple Quartet and other groups and enjoys working with a wonderful staff of musicians.  He is a graduate of Limestone College and is married to Linda Porter Burgess.  Brother Burgess has a passion for leading worship in the music ministry to prepare hearts for the preaching of Godís Word.


 

Misty Stansell 
Membership Secretary

 

  


 Linda Burgess

 Administrative Secretary

 

 

  


Kim Tedford

Financial Secretary

 

 

 

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Temple Baptist Church  |  2905 Standridge Road  |  Anderson, SC 29625  |  864.226.7248