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We would like to welcome Dr. Tom Tucker to Stedman Baptist Church. He is our transitional pastor while we continue to search for a full time pastor. 

Dr. Tom Tucker was born on October 29, 1958 in Moncks Corner, SC. The son of Dr. B.T. and Mary Tucker (Union, SC), being raised in a a preacher’s home he has lived in  South Carolina, Georgia and mostly in North Carolina. He received Christ at the age of 9 and was baptized at East Hickory Baptist Church in Hickory, NC. God called Dr. Tucker to preach at the age of 18, but he rejected the call. After 12 years working in the Retail world, he surrendered fully to the Ministry in 1989. Dr. Tucker is married to Brenda, from Greenwood, SC. Brenda served for 5 years as Trustee for Connie Maxwell Children’s Home. They have 2 children, Krystal and Joshua. Krystal is married to Jared Ribble and they have 3 children – Aiden, Ryman and Tomlin, they live in Nashville, Tenn. Joshua is married to Lauren and have 4 children – Abigail, Anderson, Anna-Grace, and Athyns, they live in Rock Hill, SC.

Beginning with his first pastorate, Dr. Tucker has brought a spirit of evangelism and commitment to the Word of God. His passion is the local church to fulfil the Great Commission. He has served as pastor of churches in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Dr. Tucker graduated from Covington Theological Seminary. He attended Campbell University and has received an honorary doctorate from Covington Theological Seminary. In 2016 Dr. Tucker received a Lifetime Ministry Recognition Award from Covington Theological Seminary.

Dr. Tucker has served on numerous Associational, State and SBC committees. In 2005 he served as the President of the South Carolina Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference. In 2013 he served as the Chairman of the South Carolina Baptist Executive Board. In 2015 he served as the 1st Vice president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. IN 2016 he served as the President of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. He presently is serving on The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. He is a devotional speaker for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association offices. On April 22, 2015 he served as guest chaplain and gave the opening prayer at a session of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Tom Tucker Ministries began in 2002 with the purpose of helping pastors in East London, South Africa. The ministry has restarted to assist churches with this vision – “Pointing people to the Saving and Sustaining Grace in The Lord Jesus Christ.” The Lord has allowed him to preach in numerous revivals, conferences and crusades all over America and in other countries. His has a heart for the Word and for believers to realize who they are in Christ.

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