Rev. Dr. Kenneth and his wife, Betty, joined the CCBC church family in August 2019. Rev. Kenneth is originally from Brunswick County, NC. He considers Betty to be his encourager and prayer partner. They have 2 sons and 3 grand children. Prior to working in the pastorate beginning in 1973, Dr. Benton worked in the paper mill for over a decade. He received theological education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Andersonville Baptist Theological Seminary. He received his Doctorate in Theology in 2004. He has been the pastor of churches in both North and South Carolina. His areas of interest are hunting, fishing, golfing and sharing the Gospel. Dr. Benton’s life verse is Philippians 1:6 “Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will perform (complete) it until the day of Jesus Christ.”.
Melody has been working at CCBC since September 2016. Originally from Louisiana, Melody lived in Vermont for a few years while her father worked with the North American Mission Board as a church planter. She received her Bachelor’s in Counseling Skills from Toccoa Falls College and her Master’s in Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to joining the staff at CCBC she worked for 9 years in commercial real estate overseeing administrative responsibilities and assisting with marketing. Melody enjoys hosting and cooking meals for family and friends, reading and spending time with her family.
Daniel has been a member of Clyde’s Chapel since 2015. He has lived his entire life in Wake County and graduated from East Wake in 1997. Daniel is currently pursuing a degree in Pastoral Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He and his wife, Jennifer, have been married since 2006 and they have a son named David. During his free time Daniel enjoys fishing, target shooting with his family and watching the Carolina Panthers. Daniel’s life verse is Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.”
Laura Davis is a full-time Pre-K teacher in Garner, NC. She serves as choir director at Clyde’s Chapel. She graduated from Mount Olive college with a B.S. degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Music. While in college, she was a member of the concert choir and a small contemporary ensemble which traveled the East Coast. Music has always been such a big part of her life and it is her daily prayer that God will use her as a vessel for Him. She welcomes all who would like to join our choir ministry by inviting them to choir practice on Wednesday nights at 8PM!