Our Pastors

Clayton King

Interim Senior Pastor

Clayton King is currently on staff as our Interim Senior Pastor. Born in 1972, Clayton was put up for adoption by his 15 year old mother and was adopted by a loving family in the upstate of South Carolina. He sensed a call to ministry at the age of 14 and began speaking in churches, youth groups, and local prisons as a young teenager.

In addition to his role at NewSpring, he runs Crossroads/Clayton King Ministries, a non-profit organization he founded in 1995.

He is married to Sharie and they enjoy working, writing, and speaking together. He is the father of Jacob and Joseph, ages 13 and 10. He loves good books, black coffee, four-wheelers and anything that gets him outside and in the woods.

BradCooper

Executive Pastor of Ministries

Brad oversees the Fuse, KidSpring, Next Steps, and Guest Services ministries found on every NewSpring campus and also, NewSpring Leadership College. Brad has a passion for people of all ages and for seeing their lives changed by Jesus Christ. Brad is the primary communicator for Fuse and has a unique ability of connecting with the students of NewSpring Church. Brad has an amazing wife named Cory and two beautiful daughters, Campbell and Mary Bradford. They enjoy Clemson football and spending time with family and friends.

ShaneDuffey

Executive Pastor

Shane, his wife Cherie, and their four sons started attending NewSpring in 2003. He’s been on staff since 2005. As executive pastor, it’s his desire to make sure that everyone on our staff team is in their best place to utilize the gifts God has given them as they follow His call into ministry. He is committed to seeing NewSpring Church become more effective in making a difference in people’s lives and in every community where NewSpring serves.

HowardFrist

Executive Pastor of Campuses

Howard began working at NewSpring in 2006. The former business-owner came on staff to figure out how to make NewSpring work in multiple locations as our Greenville Campus Pastor. Since, he has served in various leadership and pastoral roles on our staff including Campus Launch and Development and the NewSpring Network, assisting other churches. Currently he oversees our campuses and has a passion to see the vision God has given NewSpring Church, carried out to it maximum potential at every campus location. He and his wife, Consie, live in Greenville, SC and have 5 children: Christian, Caroline, Ryan, Immanuel and Charity. They enjoy spending time together as a family and with their friends.

MichaelMullikin

Executive Pastor of Operations

Michael oversees the Finance, Human Resources, Information Technologies, Web Development, New Construction, Facilities, Missions, and Campus Safety departments of our church. He and his wife, Lori, have three children. Michael loves spending time with his family, camping, and hiking. He is passionate about using technology, innovative methods, and efficient systems to help people meet and grow in their relationship with Jesus.

Who Leads Each Campus?

NewSpring is one church in many locations, and each location has a Campus Pastor.

MEET THE CAMPUS PASTORS