Pastor Jim Whitten
Pastor Jim was born and raised in West Columbia, South Carolina, and is a huge Gamecocks fan! Jim heard God's call to become a preacher on November 4, 1990, and he later received his bachelor's degree in evangelism from Pensacola Christian College. In 2012, Jim helped start Momentum Church in Gulf Breeze, Florida, where he faithfully served in various positions until 2017. In December of 2016, Jim felt led by God to come back home and start The Carolina Church. Shortly before Jim heard God's calling to start the Carolina Church, he met and later married his wife Sarah. Sarah grew up in a missionary family and was involved in Christian ministry including church planting at a very early age. Sarah has bachelor's degree in Christian ministry and is a Certified Biblical Counselor.